In the Media

In the Media: Designing a More Resilient Landmark

By |2019-08-12T11:00:25-04:00August 12th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

The Jacksonville Beach Pier was closed after high surf churned up by Hurricane Matthew in October 2016 knocked several sections off the end of it. But it will reopen in two years as a much stronger, resilient structure. RS&H Senior Engineer Steven Starnes told Weather.com the pier is being shored up with stronger and [...]

In the Media: The Benefits of Design-Build Partnering

By |2019-05-14T09:39:30-04:00May 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

A successful design-build project requires strong collaboration between the owner and design-builder, a team of architects, engineers and builders, writes RS&H Design-Build Manager Rob Smedley in his column for Partnering Magazine. Partnering sessions are crucial to ensuring that all parties are on the same page before work progresses. A partnering session allows for the project owner [...]

Energy Resiliency and Existing Building Commissioning

By |2019-05-14T11:05:43-04:00April 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Resiliency needs to be introduced as an integral part of the building commissioning process, writes RS&H Commissioning and Energy Region Leader Woody Thompson in his latest article for Consulting & Specifying Engineer. Doing so will ensure facilities can quickly bounce back from disaster, either natural or man-made. "It is time to focus not only on bulk-power integrity, [...]

Rob Smedley Discusses BIM, Design-Build Trends

By |2019-05-14T09:41:06-04:00April 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

RS&H Buildings Design-Build Manager Rob Smedley has been an advocate for Building Information Modeling (BIM) since its beginnings. While BIM is already a useful tool for design-build teams, Smedley sees ways teams can benefit even more. Smedley is featured in the latest Construction Drive article that examines the relationship between BIM and design-build and looks at [...]

Eugene Airport Master Plan Featured in AviationPros

By |2019-03-27T13:57:40-04:00March 27th, 2019|Tags: , , |

The new master plan for Eugene Regional Airport is featured this month in AviationPros, a leading news outlet for the aviation industry. From the onset of Eugene Regional Airport’s master planning process and through continuous stakeholder involvement, the Eugene Airport and RS&H focused on establishing a vision for development that looks beyond the typical [...]

In the Media: RS&H-Designed Orlando Health Surgery Center

By |2019-05-14T11:07:48-04:00March 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The Orlando Health South Lake Hospital Center for Specialty Surgery in Clermont, Florida, is featured this month in Healthcare Design Magazine. The RS&H-designed facility will offer a unique approach for patients recovering from extensive outpatient surgeries such as orthopedic, podiatry, and pain management procedures. The goal for the 29,000-square-foot facility, scheduled to open in November, [...]

In The Media: The Importance of Partnering in the AV Industry

By |2019-03-07T14:13:04-04:00March 7th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Partnering, whether surrounding joint ventures in the private sector or public-private partnerships for everything from toll roads to public buildings to water systems, is becoming more of the norm these days. For the emerging, fast-paced area of autonomous or automated vehicles (AVs) is concerned, partnering is a must-have more than an option. In the [...]