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Dorina Bakiri’s Design Chosen for Jacksonville Garden

By |2018-10-06T03:19:41-04:00September 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

The Florida Times-Union recently featured plans for a new community garden in the traditional neighborhood of Riverside in Jacksonville, Florida. RS&H architect Dorina Bakiri’s proposed design was the top design chosen by community members. According to the article, Bakiri drew inspiration from the neighborhood’s “richly planted and elegant” front yards and porches. The design, [...]

Village of Pinecrest in Miami Completes Greenhouse Gas Inventory and Forecast

By |2018-08-10T15:25:41-04:00August 13th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

The Village of Pinecrest is a residential community located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The area is on the front line of a changing climate due to low elevations, high population densities, and porous limestone topography, which make it difficult to keep out floodwaters. As a result, even modest amounts of sea level rise have [...]

Nation’s Spaceport Network Expected to Expand

By |2018-08-09T22:47:09-04:00August 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

SpaceRef recently reported on a presentation that RS&H’s spaceport development team leader Brian Gulliver gave at the AIAA Space 2014 Forum in San Diego. The presentation, “An Expanding Network of Commercial Spaceports,” explored the growth of our nation’s spaceport network, which is expected to increase from eight to 17 functioning facilities in the next [...]

Mathews Bridge Repairs Featured in National Publication

By |2018-08-13T18:37:48-04:00August 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) official publication, Transportation Builder, recently featured RS&H’s Jack Haynes, PE and Todd Kincaid’s article, “Creativity And Teamwork Save a Landmark Bridge.” The story also made the front cover of the magazine (photo on the left). The feature addressed how collaboration and coordination was key to repairing Jacksonville’s [...]

DoDEA Improves Indoor Air Quality at 18 Schools

By |2018-08-09T22:10:38-04:00July 13th, 2014|Tags: , |

Well-ventilated classrooms and good indoor air quality are essential in schools and other learning environments. Poor indoor air quality can result in a decline of student performance by as much as 10 to 15 percent or as much as an entire letter grade. Studies at Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory indicate poor ventilation and elevated [...]

RS&H Analyzes Noise Impacts from Suborbital Reusable Launch Vehicles at Cecil Field

By |2018-08-10T13:28:32-04:00July 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , , |

In a recent article published by ArcNews, RS&H’s Highway Designer Lloyd Facklam and Environmental Scientist Cynthia Grizzle explain how geographic information systems (GIS) were used in a project to map potential noise exposure levels in 3D, setting a new standard for the analysis of potential spaceport noise impacts. The Jacksonville Aviation Authority (JAA) has teamed [...]

Team Overcomes Challenges During Mathews Bridge Repairs

By |2018-08-10T15:07:05-04:00June 13th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

RS&H, in association with Five Studios, has produced, “In the Blink of an Eye,” a documentary detailing the story of the heroic Mathews Bridge Emergency Repairs in Jacksonville, Florida. When the bridge was hit by a ship in late 2013, a main truss member of the structure was severed, causing safety concerns and authorities [...]

RS&H Moves Up in Top 500 Firms List

By |2018-08-10T14:01:00-04:00June 12th, 2014|Tags: , |

Engineering News-Record (ENR) recently released its 2014 Top 500 Design Firms rankings, and RS&H has climbed from No. 80 to No. 69, its largest jump over the last 15 years. “RS&H’s rise in the ENR rankings reflects positively on the hard work of our client and project managers,” said CMO Joe Debs. “Our dedication [...]

Collaboration Turns Mathews Bridge Repairs into Award-Winning Project

By |2018-08-09T21:57:03-04:00June 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

News4JAX recently sat down with engineers who were involved in the Mathews Bridge Emergency Repairs project to discuss how the team collaborated to reopen the bridge in an impressive 33 days. The bridge, one of Jacksonville’s main corridors into the heart of the city, was struck by a Navy ship in September 2013 and [...]