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In the Media: Adaptive Management and Climate Change

By |2019-10-21T16:10:49-04:00October 21st, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Now on Aviation Pros, RS&H Vice President John Lengel and Environmental Specialist Rikki Vela examine how airports can use adaptive management to integrate climate change considerations. In this article, Lengel and Vela dive into the issues climate change poses to airports -- weather delays accounted for 38.4% of total aircraft delay minutes in the U.S. last [...]

RS&H Launches Grassroots Effort to Empower Women, Support Inclusion

By |2019-10-17T11:15:03-04:00October 17th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

As RS&H continues to advance its associates, communities and culture, the architecture and engineering consulting firm’s latest effort started from the bottom up. RS&H launched Ignite, a Women’s Networking Association in September. The initiative aims to not only empower the women of RS&H through connection and mentoring opportunities, but to support the company’s culture [...]

Jennifer Youssef joins RS&H as Healthcare Vice President

By |2019-10-17T12:42:28-04:00October 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Jennifer Youssef, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP has joined RS&H as a vice president in the architecture and engineering firm’s Houston office, where she will lead the healthcare design team. A native Texan, Youssef has dedicated her career to the design of diverse facilities for many of the Lone Star State’s largest hospital systems. She [...]

Scott Cole brings NCDOT experience to RS&H as Transportation Leader

By |2019-10-15T16:33:50-04:00October 15th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Scott Cole has joined RS&H as the engineering and architecture consulting firm’s North Carolina Senior Transportation Leader, adding immense depth to RS&H’s expertise managing transportation projects across the state. In RS&H’s Charlotte office, Cole will serve as a technical resource and adviser for large-scale and complex transportation projects, relying on three decades of experience [...]

In the Media: Turning Lab Design Challenges into Benefits

By |2019-10-11T09:55:46-04:00October 7th, 2019|Tags: , , |

“Successful labs are created when all stakeholders and the design team have an aligned vision,” writes RS&H Senior Project Manager Scott Crawford, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, in the latest issue of Lab Manager magazine. “Every detail must be exhausted during planning to ensure labs are functional, efficient, and safe.” In his article, Crawford looks at several lab [...]

Lisa Robert Elected to ARTBA National Board

By |2019-10-03T10:40:31-04:00October 3rd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

For the first time, the Washington, D.C.-based American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) will have an RS&H associate on its national officers’ board. RS&H Executive Vice President Lisa Robert has been elected to the 14-member board as Vice Chair At-Large. Additionally, Robert will take part in ARTBA’s strategic planning initiative. “To have a [...]

A New Role in RS&H Executed Through Compassion and Leadership

By |2019-09-27T15:02:41-04:00September 27th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Jay Shepard, LEED AP, originally from Chicago, Illinois, will hit his one-year mark at RS&H in October. He leads as the marketing manager for RS&H's Corporate Practice. Jay accepted the role, the first position of its kind in the Practice, as a new hire and quickly impacted the company forever through his relationship building [...]

Resourcefulness, Teamwork Reopen Bridge After Emergency Closure

By |2019-09-30T16:05:24-04:00September 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

In Okaloosa County in the Florida Panhandle, the Mid-Bay Bridge is a 3.6-mile, precast segmental crossing that connects Niceville to the white sand beaches of the Emerald Coast in Destin. About 22,000 residents, tourists, and beachgoers travel the bridge daily. Without the Mid-Bay Bridge, these travelers could tack on about 40 minutes to their [...]

Architect, Storyteller Honored with First-Ever Impact Award

By |2019-09-25T10:18:13-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

He started as a CAD technician. Now, he advises on complex landscape architecture projects and travels across the country teaching associates the art of storytelling. "I mean, that’s pretty remarkable,” said Ron Sill, a senior communications consultant and winner of the inaugural Impact Award. “That’s really emblematic of what you get at RS&H: unfettered [...]

In the Media: Design and Construction Collaboration

By |2019-09-16T16:06:28-04:00September 16th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

RS&H Buildings Design-Build Manager Rob Smedley, AIA, DBIA, sees several opportunities for design and construction collaboration, including: The progressive design-build method Integration between the owner and the design-build team Partnering Utilizing new technologies Smedley joined Sue Dyer on the Construction Dream Team podcast earlier this month to talk about the importance of using design-build concepts on [...]