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Orlando Funds, Designs and Builds Wheelchair Accessible Ramp

By |2019-01-31T15:06:52-04:00January 31st, 2019|Tags: , , |

Three Saturdays in a row during the month of January, several associates from the Orlando office cut wood, poured concrete, drilled screws, and built a wheelchair accessible ramp for a local friend in need. As part of RS&H’s Elevate Fund’s first distribution, the Center for Independent Living (CIL) in Central Florida was able to [...]

Philip Robbie Examines the Unbuilt in TEDx Talk on Design

By |2019-05-14T11:03:38-04:00January 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Late last year, RS&H National Design Director Philip Robbie stood on the TEDx stage in Jacksonville’s Florida Theatre and delivered a call to action for all creatives: Build. In his TEDx talk, “Examining the Unbuilt,” Robbie looks back at his 30-year career as an architect and reflects not on the projects he saw to [...]

From USACE to RS&H, Gordy Simmons Driven by Love of Country

By |2019-06-04T14:56:49-04:00January 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

In his 14 years abroad, current RS&H Military Programs Leader Gordy Simmons visited 35 countries for work. He traveled to Eastern Europe to help build emergency embassies after the fall of the Soviet Union. He established whole installations necessary to enact the Wye River Memorandum in the Middle East. He served in various leadership [...]

Wilmington Bypass Wins ENR Southeast Award

By |2019-01-11T09:38:01-04:00January 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The Wilmington Bypass, an extension of the Interstate 140 loop around Wilmington, North Carolina, has been recognized by ENR Southeast as the best highway and bridge project in the Southeast for 2018. RS&H designed two parallel, prestressed concrete bridges that stretch 7,200 feet over the Cape Fear River as part of the $124 million, [...]

Houston Associate Destined for Career in Architecture

By |2018-12-31T11:29:00-04:00December 27th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Jonathan Long, AIA, LEED AP, was destined for a career in architecture. Growing up in the small-town of Brownwood, Texas, Jon’s family was involved in construction. In fact, construction was a part of his family for many generations. “I was involved in construction in high school and architecture appealed to me as the natural [...]

In the Media: 7 Steps to Address PFAS Featured in Airport Magazine

By |2018-12-19T15:12:30-04:00December 11th, 2018|Tags: , , |

A new buzzword is making its way around the environmental and aviation industries — PFAS. Also known as poly- and per-fluroalkylated substances, PFAS exist in more than 3,000 variations and can found in a variety of products across many industries. In the aviation sector, PFAS are found in aqueous film forming foams [...]

Api Appulingam Named to WTS Philadelphia Executive Board

By |2018-12-06T09:28:37-04:00December 5th, 2018|Tags: , , |

RS&H Philadelphia Office Leader and Senior Aviation Engineer Api Appulingam has been named to the executive board of the WTS Philadelphia Chapter. Appulingam will serve as corresponding secretary for the group, which aims to advance women in the transportation industry. “I feel honored to have been elected to the executive board and to serve [...]