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Keith Nix Named RS&H Professional Practitioner of the Year

Staying up-to-date with all the moving parts of mechanical engineering is no easy feat. In such a diverse field, it requires a passion for learning to be looked to as an expert.

It is no coincidence that RS&H’s Professional Practitioner of the Year, Keith Nix, PE, LEED AP+, has a voracious appetite for knowledge.

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Mayo Clinic Opens Doors to Academy of Architecture for Health

As the Jacksonville chapter of the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) approaches its one-year anniversary in June, it seems only fitting that its most recent meeting at the Mayo Clinic J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center also be its most successful.

Using RS&H’s working relationship with the Mayo Clinic’s Campus Planning & Design group, Michael Compton, AIA, founding chair of the Jacksonville AAH, facilitated the educational tour for several AAH members and clinicians from across our region.

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New Pensacola YMCA spurs downtown revitalization, earns architecture award

“Any community that has a strong Y is a stronger community,” said Bill Seedes, executive director of the Bear Levin Studer YMCA in Pensacola, Fla.

A bold statement, but one that proves more accurate each day since the new downtown Pensacola Bear Levin Studer Family YMCA opened its doors. The $16 million, 52,000-square-foot building was recently honored by the American Institute of Architecture Northwest Florida Chapter with a Merit Award of Excellence for New Work.

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RS&H Designed-Taxiway at Detroit Metropolitan Airport Receives Sustainability Award

Detroit Metropolitan Airport’s Runway and Associated Taxiways Reconstruction project has received the Envision rating system’s Silver award from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI), which recognizes sustainable infrastructure across the full range of environmental, social and economic impacts. The airport is operated by the Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA). This is the 19th project across the country to receive an Envision rating since the program began.

The project encompassed 6.5 miles of airfield pavement for the 10,000 feet and 150 feet wide runway that is critical for operations in low-visibility conditions. According to WCAA, “RS&H was chosen for the project for its holistic decision making a resilient design.”

RS&H-Designed Pedestrian Bridge For FDOT Wins AASHTO Small-Group Award

The Florida Department of Transportation won the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Small Group Award for its pedestrian access improvements along the US 92 commercial corridor in Daytona Beach. The Project was Designed by RS&H. Officials presented the awards at the Southern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) conference in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

The awards are  sponsored by the AASHTO officials, the AAA motor club and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. It recognizes the best transportation projects in three categories and sizes: Quality of Life/Community Development, Best Use of Innovation and Under Budget. The projects are grouped into three sizes: small for projects costing less than $25 million, medium for those between $26 million and $199 million, and large for those costing $200 million or more.

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