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Nine-Year-Old Trick-or-Treats in San Antonio Office after Halloween in Hospital

By |2018-11-14T16:28:31+00:00November 14th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

At midnight on Halloween, as Woody Thompson navigated the wheelchair out of the hospital toward the family car, his son, Robbie, looked up from his seat to ask a question: “Can I go trick-or-treating now?” “It about broke my heart,” said Woody, RS&H’s commissioning and energy region leader in Texas. Nine-year-old Robbie had spent [...]

Elevate Fund Supports Title I Kindergartners’ Visit to Nature Center

By |2018-11-13T17:32:39+00:00November 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

From its very beginning, Ben Moore’s career in sustainability has been intricately tied to Tree Hill Nature Center in Jacksonville, Florida. In 2003, Ben decided he wanted to move into the sustainability industry. Needing to gain experience, he decided to volunteer at Tree Hill, a 50-plus-acre preserve that provides low-cost access to nature as [...]

The Discovery Science Place Receives RS&H Elevate Fund Grant

By |2018-11-08T10:33:15+00:00November 8th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

RS&H’s Tyler, Texas office presented an award for $5,000 from the RS&H Elevate Fund to the Discovery Science Place museum of Tyler, Texas. The mission of Discovery Science Place is to ignite curiosity in young minds through fun, hands-on exploration. The museum is treasured in the Tyler and East Texas community since the early 1990s and [...]

Featured in Airport Business: 4 Steps for Airfield Pavement Selection

By |2018-11-06T17:51:06+00:00November 7th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Airports and engineers must think through many considerations before deciding on an airfield pavement selection. In the latest issue of Airport Business, RS&H Ohio Aviation Leader Matt Schnelle, PE, examines the considerations airports and their consulting engineers must address to choose the right airfield pavement. These considerations include: Planning and Programming -- How is this paving [...]

RS&H Associates Design Wheelchair-Fitting Costumes for Halloween

By |2018-10-31T12:15:24+00:00October 31st, 2018|Tags: , , |

For four years now, RS&H architects, engineers and associates have worked together to create special Halloween costumes for children of the Jacksonville’s Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC). And every year, they try to outdo themselves with their wheelchair-fitting costume creations. On Friday, as four ILRC children and their families and nearly 100 RS&H associates [...]

Paige LaBarr Finds New Career Opportunities in Texas

By |2018-10-31T14:07:58+00:00October 30th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Paige LaBarr, PE, never imagined her career would lead her into the transportation industry. But she’s thankful that her path has led her to construction, to Texas, and to RS&H. “I feel very fortunate to be here with RS&H,” Paige said. A project engineer in RS&H’s Transportation-Construction Management group in Houston, Paige has been [...]

RS&H Debuts Firm’s First Design Book

By |2018-10-29T09:21:00+00:00October 29th, 2018|Tags: , , |

For more than 75 years, RS&H has designed landmark, signature buildings for clients from a wealth of different industries and communities. The scope is immense, spanning corporate headquarters, airport terminals and healthcare facilities, schools and university buildings, financial institutions, laboratories, transportation centers and even space launch facilities. Many of these more recent projects fill [...]

Second Grand Avenue Bridge Marks Engineering First

By |2018-11-08T12:39:26+00:00October 26th, 2018|Tags: , , |

The 970-foot Grand Avenue Bridge, a heavily used connector in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is notable not only for its community tailored design, but also for the traffic-conscious method used to build it.  In 2012, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) tapped Tsiouvaras Simmons Holderness (TSH), which was acquired by RS&H in May 2018, as [...]

Planner Gareth Hanley Brings Lifelong Love of Planes to Aviation Projects

By |2018-10-24T18:02:22+00:00September 27th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Aviation Planner Gareth Hanley’s connection to planes goes back to his infancy, when Gareth’s father took his newborn son all over the Caribbean in a seaplane to meet his extended family. After Gareth’s family moved to Florida from his birthplace of St. Kitts when he was 5 years old, his fascination with aviation only [...]