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Wetland Mitigation and No Net Loss – Apples to Apples?

By |2018-11-02T08:22:02-04:00November 30th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Does the use of wetland mitigation to offset unavoidable impacts to wetland resources always result in no net loss? The initial consensus is, generally, yes. However, I would argue to a large degree this is not the case. But, before we delve further into the question, let’s first continue with a brief history. [...]

Making Your Resume Stand Out from the Stack

By |2018-08-06T17:31:18-04:00November 20th, 2017|Tags: , , |

A lot has changed in the workplace over the years. But, when it comes to getting a job, most employers are still going to ask you to submit a resume first. An employer may have just a few resumes to review, or a few hundred! Either way, in a stack full of names, it’s important to make yours rise above the rest in order to land an interview. Luckily, by adhering to a few simple guidelines, you can do just that.

5 Reasons Why Drawing is Still Necessary for Architects

By |2018-10-04T02:14:59-04:00November 14th, 2017|Tags: , |

There is no doubt that the advances in digital technology have advanced the architecture field. Architects have more tools than ever before to create accurate, lifelike designs. The renderings that programs like Revit, Rhino and Sketchup can generate are closer to the end product than we’ve ever been able to get before.I like computers, and [...]

RS&H Associate Leo Fernandez Sees Precise BIM Possibilities

By |2018-08-10T19:28:36-04:00November 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Leo Fernandez has a vision for what the architecture field can look like. A vision for more accurate building models and more streamlined asset management. He sees a future where stringent U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) requirements are commonplace practices for designing any facility. “When you compare DoD requirements to normal industry standards, the [...]

3D: A Unifying Way to Design

By |2018-09-17T21:26:29-04:00September 28th, 2017|Tags: , , |

3D technology is pushing the transportation industry to the brink of major transformation. In the midst of the most significant transition since the advent of Computer Aided Drafting, the industry is becoming faster and more cost-effective thanks to the ability to communicate in 3D. Presenting projects in 3D is no longer just an artistic concept; it is now a tool used to develop the actual design.

RS&H Build-Putt-Give Project Embodies Expressway

By |2018-09-17T21:28:02-04:00September 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

RS&H has been heavily involved with the First Coast Expressway in Northeast Florida, and the job is crossing over into other facets of office life. Such is the case when RS&H Water Resources Associate Oliver Shahbazian and a team of coworkers got together to build a miniature golf hole for “Build-Putt-Give,” a charity food [...]