Sustainability Requires Cultural Change
Before “sustainable design” came into our vernacular, structural engineering firms were focused on efficient designs with conventional materials.
Female Influence Benefits Construction Industry
Women have made great strides in the industry, at all levels, in roles that include ownership/management, technical positions, and support.
Key to Dropping Your Structure Costs
One of the core tenets that we teach engineers in our firm, is that if you are a competent engineer, there is no need to overdesign.
Universal Design: A Personal Perspective
We've made great strides in making spaces easily accessible, regardless of their diversity in physical attributes and potential disabilities.
Labor Challenges and Opportunities
I recall being hired for my first engineering job back in February of 1995. I left the interview feeling confident the job was mine.
Short Days, Long Nights, Cold Weather and Concrete
A challenge in cold weather is to protect fresh concrete from freezing so that the finished product will perform as intended.
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