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RS&H Launches Grassroots Effort to Empower Women, Support Inclusion

By |2019-10-17T11:15:03-04:00October 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

As RS&H continues to advance its associates, communities and culture, the architecture and engineering consulting firm’s latest effort started from the bottom up. RS&H launched Ignite, a Women’s Networking Association in September. The initiative aims to not only empower the women of RS&H through connection and mentoring opportunities, but to support the company’s culture [...]

Resourcefulness, Teamwork Reopen Bridge After Emergency Closure

By |2019-09-30T16:05:24-04:00September 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

In Okaloosa County in the Florida Panhandle, the Mid-Bay Bridge is a 3.6-mile, precast segmental crossing that connects Niceville to the white sand beaches of the Emerald Coast in Destin. About 22,000 residents, tourists, and beachgoers travel the bridge daily. Without the Mid-Bay Bridge, these travelers could tack on about 40 minutes to their [...]

RS&H Designs Deluxe Doghouse for Sustainability Competition

By |2018-09-10T13:34:30-04:00September 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

From frenzied airport travelers to hospital patients, RS&H architects design buildings with the user experience in mind. For members of the RS&H Denver office, their latest project was designed for the likings of an easy going, 86-pound Labrador retriever named Pesto. Four eco- and pet-friendly Denver architects are participating in this year’s Sustainable BARKitecture [...]

RS&H’s Shirley Dimon Named SMPS Tampa Bay Chapter President

By |2018-09-11T23:16:22-04:00August 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Shirley Dimon, CPSM will officially begin her term as SMPS Tampa Bay Chapter President Sept. 1. Dimon is a senior marketing coordinator at RS&H’s Tampa office, working with the Transportation-Infrastructure Practice to lead pursuit efforts and support the group’s business development and sales goals. While she has only been at RS&H for a little over a year, she is a veteran of the industry, starting both her career and her SMPS membership in 1999.

RS&H Relay Teams Beat the Heat at BFAST Triathlon

By |2018-08-07T22:20:45-04:00August 2nd, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Participating in a sprint triathlon in the middle of July in Florida is no easy feat. Convincing five other people to join in might be even more difficult. But, always the motivator, that’s just what RS&H architect and senior design-build practitioner Rob Smedley managed to do. Smedley rallied five coworkers to join him in [...]

Keith Nix Named RS&H Professional Practitioner of the Year

By |2018-09-07T19:06:49-04:00July 13th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Keith Nix, PE, LEED AP+ has been awarded RS&H's Professional Practitioner of the Year. Keith has been with RS&H for six years and, during that time, has made a tremendous impact on the mechanical engineering discipline. He consistently delivers innovative solutions under tight time and budget constraints, and serves as a mentor to the entire company.

Mayo Clinic Opens Doors to Academy of Architecture for Health

By |2018-09-11T19:18:14-04:00May 31st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 an educational tour of the Mayo Clinic's J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center for several AAH members and clinicians from across our region.

New Pensacola YMCA spurs downtown revitalization, earns architecture award

By |2018-09-11T19:18:31-04:00April 10th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

“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 [...]