Accomplished architect and senior design-build (D/B) practitioner Rob Smedley joined RS&H this February, bringing with him more than 30 years of experience on diverse projects for both public and private clients.
The challenge architects and engineers often face is how to thoroughly present plans that show their vision. For years, designers, contractors and owners had to rely on two-dimensional drawings to convey their ideas. Everything changed with the arrival of three-dimensional (3D) computer-aided design (CAD). Even today’s 3D renderings come up short when trying to [...]
Amy Lynne Bowes knew she wanted to help abandoned and neglected pets. She always loved animals and wanted to help homeless pets in her community. Her first rescue needed all the help and love she could get. Abby was an Australian Shepherd mix with three legs, one floppy ear, and a pair of knowing [...]
It would only make sense that RS&H Transportation Planning Group Leader Rick Mobley is passionate about both engineering and barbecue. Both fields require precision, intensive study and, ultimately, the chase for perfection. Perfection is where the two practices differ. Engineering projects can hit that mark, proven through mathematical equations that can be confirmed again [...]
What was your favorite school field trip? For engineering students at McNeil High School in Austin, Texas, their favorite field trip is fresh in their minds. Last week, Lisa Windolph’s class paid a visit to Austin-Bergrstrom International Airport and got an up-close look at three active RS&H projects.
Whether you’re depositing a check at the bank or getting a checkup at the doctor’s office, the design of the space is impacting your daily experiences. But what makes a design “good” or even “great”?
Completed in 2016, the Veterans Memorial Bridge project in Martin County, Fla., earned the Transportation National Award of Excellence given by Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA). RS&H served as engineer with design-builder Archer Western. Now, the project continues to make headlines. RS&H Project Manager Ben Lehr, PE, DBIA, LEED AP, wrote about the project [...]
Six months have passed since the Winston Family YMCA opened its doors along the bank of the St. Johns River to a growing community in surrounding Jacksonville, Fla., communities of Brooklyn and Riverside. On Tuesday, dozens of runners galloped on treadmills on the YMCA's second floor, all of them running toward their commanding river view. [...]
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Cold-in-place recycling has been used for years now on transportation projects across the country. Now, RS&H has used the cold-in-place construction method for the first time on an airfield in Georgia, repaving Runway 16/34 at McKinnon St. Simons Island Airport.