Creative Canstruction Design Earns Structural Ingenuity Award

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Creative Canstruction Design Earns Structural Ingenuity Award

Schaefer’s Phoenix office, a part of the DWL Architects + Planners and Sundt Construction, Inc. Phoenix Canstruction team, took home the Structural Ingenuity Award for their “Rise Up Against Hunger” structure. The award is judged on innovative structural design, shown through complexity and stability, but also must score well in categories that almost all of […]

Accommodating Shrinkage in Multi-Story Wood-Frame Structures

Posted by on Aug 14, 2017 in Outreach | No Comments
Accommodating Shrinkage in Multi-Story Wood-Frame Structures

Originally published on the WoodWorks website In wood-frame buildings of three or more stories, cumulative shrinkage can be significant and have an impact on the function and performance of finishes, openings, mechanical/electrical/plumbing (MEP) systems, and structural connections. However, as more designers look to wood-frame construction to improve the cost and sustainability of their mid-rise projects, […]

Staff Spotlight: My Trip to Colombia

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Civic, Outreach, Staff | 2 Comments
Staff Spotlight: My Trip to Colombia

Schaefer structural engineer, Bernie Kooi, recounts his experience providing structural assessments in Colombia.

Race to the Finish: My Experience as a Schaefer Co-op Student

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Hometowns, Outreach, Staff | No Comments
Race to the Finish: My Experience as a Schaefer Co-op Student

One month into my co-op at Schaefer, I was asked to do something way beyond my comfort zone: run the Flying Pig 4-Person Relay. Of course, trying to impress my team members, I confidently agreed with a smile on my face and continued back to my desk before anyone could hear my pounding heart. I […]

SMPS Merit Award Winner for Schaefer Marketing Initiatives

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in News, Outreach | No Comments
SMPS Merit Award Winner for Schaefer Marketing Initiatives

Schaefer took home two Merit Awards at Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Build Business Evening of Excellence. The two initiatives, Direct-Mail and Video, were announced as SMPS Marketing Communication Awards finalists in their categories in May 2017. We submitted our “Work at Schaefer” video that’s featured on the Careers page of our website. The recruiting and culture focused […]

Structures Booth Wins Best Technology Exhibit at Ohio State Fair

Posted by on Sep 2, 2016 in News, Outreach | No Comments
Structures Booth Wins Best Technology Exhibit at Ohio State Fair

Schaefer’s internal culture promotes continuous learning, and teaching, through mentorship and in-house training seminars. We’re passionate about what we do, and share it both internally and externally whenever we can. As a Structural Engineers Association of Ohio partner, Schaefer structural engineers Fae Garstang and Bernie Kooi participated in the 2016 Ohio State Fair Ohio Technology […]

The End of a Presidency

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in News, Outreach, Staff | One Comment
The End of a Presidency

Ted Orr, Schaefer Marketing Manager and President of Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Columbus Chapter, presided over his final event yesterday, the SMPS Annual Celebrity Charity Golf Classic. While the SMPS year does not end until August 31, he will spend the rest of the month assisting in the President-Elect’s transition into her presidential year. […]

Golf Outing Honors Sports Reporter’s Late Daughter

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in Events, Outreach | No Comments
Golf Outing Honors Sports Reporter’s Late Daughter

For the third year in a row, Schaefer is sponsoring the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Annual Celebrity Charity Golf Classic. Foursomes will tee off at the Wedgewood Golf & Country Club August 3 at 8:00AM. The day event also includes a silent auction. This year, the event hosted by the SMPS Columbus chapter, will benefit The Maria Tiberi […]

DePaul Cristo Rey High School Comes to Schaefer

Posted by on Jul 10, 2015 in Outreach, Staff | No Comments
DePaul Cristo Rey High School Comes to Schaefer

Since Schaefer’s founding in 1976, community service has been a cornerstone of our firm’s values. Annually, our firm and its individuals contribute to various non-profit organizations including Habitat for Humanity and Shared Harvest. Just as when we design buildings, we aim to make the community that we live in a better place. Once hearing that several of our […]