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NCSEA awards Young Member Scholarships

August 17, 2018

Each year NCSEA awards Young Member Scholarships for the NCSEA Structural Engineering Summit.  The scholarship competition is open to any current member of an NCSEA Member Organization who is under the age of 36. Congratulations to Allen & Hoshall’s Christopher Smith and the 2018 Scholarship Recipients: Christopher Smith is a Structural Engineer with Allen & Hoshall and is […]

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Fairgrounds Redevelopment Plans Move Forward

City of Memphis Website - July 10, 2018

A 185,000-square foot indoor sports complex will be the centerpiece of a planned $95-100 million phase of development at the former Mid-South Fairgrounds in a plan presented today by the Division of Housing & Community Development to the City Council. The proposed phase also includes an improved Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, a new outdoor track and playing field, and […]

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Several designs chosen in Beale Street’s Handy Park challenge

Memphis Business Journal - June 29, 2018

Redesigning Beale Street’s Handy Park is going to be a collaborative endeavor. Designs from several firms, including Kimley-Horn and Brg3s and Designshop, were selected after public input and review. “I’m excited about seeing how several of these designs could work together,” said Jon Shivers, director of Beale Street. “Beale is the most iconic street in the world; it […]

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Firm Uses Video Game Engine to Help Clients Better Understand Their Projects

The Daily News - June 25, 2018

Almost anyone who spends time around young children is probably familiar with Minecraft, the popular game where users can create sometime mythic pixilated worlds one block at a time. But not many people saw the future of architecture in the game’s software. While 3D models as a marketing tool have been around for a while, […]

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Parkside at Shelby Farms seeks $96.4 million for public improvement, including parkway

Commercial Appeal - June 22, 2018

Developers of the massive Parkside at Shelby Farms next week will start asking local government bodies for $96.4 million in tax-increment financing to help pay for Shelby Farms Parkway and other public improvements. That money would be part of the $172.4 million in extra property tax revenue developers expect the mixed-use project to generate over the next […]

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Bridge To Everywhere / El Puentea Todos Partes

Landscape Architecture Magazine | The Magazine of the American Society of Landscape Architects - May 1, 2018

The Harahan Bridge, which crosses the Mississippi River at Memphis, Tennessee, opened in 1916. Down its center ran railroad tracks. Cantilevered off each side was a 14-foot-wide “wagonway” for cars, trucks, horse carts, and pedestrians. This bridge is what’s called a through truss, with a latticelike steel superstructure like something from a giant Erector Set. […]

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UTHSC Set To Open New Training Facility

The Daily News - April 25, 2018

In less than three weeks, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center will launch its new $39.7 million, 45,000-square-foot building packed with high-tech tools and a cutting-edge training environment. It is the kind of facility that represents a big leap forward for the school and shows how it’s literally “changing the face of health care […]

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After almost 200 years, the Memphis Riverfront is poised to get the makeover it deserves

High Ground News - April 5, 2018

When in 1541 Hernando De Soto stumbled upon the Great River, as the conquistador and his coterie referred to the mighty Mississippi, the Spaniard who had helped Pizarro vanquish the Incans was more peeved than impressed. It was to him just another obstacle — albeit the largest one — between his expedition and the treasures […]

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Sneak peek: Simulated patients take center stage at new $40 million facility

Memphis Business Journal - April 2, 2018

Before local medical students can train with actual patients, they have to log time on a simulator. A very human-like simulator. Think a blinking, breathing, crying, baby-birthing simulator. Next month, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will officially open its latest project, the $39.7 million Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Simulation (CHIPS). At […]

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2 quiet heroes show perseverance can pay off in an engineering career

The Commercial Appeal - March 17, 2018

She had dreams, big dreams. She was a teen and longed to pilot a U.S. Air Force jet. Of course, life happened. There she was, an unmarried mom coming out of West Memphis High School. Her own father had just died. Tension roiled the family. You probably think here’s a story about a teenager raising her […]

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