We Use Recycled Products Daily, Why Not Recycled Concrete?

We Use Recycled Products Daily, Why Not Recycled Concrete?

Every day we engineer building structures using various types of materials: concrete, steel, masonry, wood, etc. But what about recycled materials? Think about it…we use products made from recycled materials all the time. We drink water from recycled plastic bottles. We dry our hands using recycled paper towels. The concrete industry is one of the […]

Structures

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016 in Parking | No Comments
structures parking diagonostics specialty construction entertainment Designing smart + safe structures for all industries – everyday. The pure essence of what we do: structural engineering. You stride through your office’s expansive atrium in the morning, four stories tall and just as wide, the structure supported by specific beams and reinforcing materials to create the grand [...]

Parking Structure Options: Precast vs. Cast-in-Place

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Parking | One Comment
Parking Structure Options: Precast vs. Cast-in-Place

The concrete solution you choose will depend on design, schedule, and priorities. Here are advantages of each approach. Parking garages may look alike, but as you know, the structure’s construction engineering can vary dramatically. At the beginning of the design phase, and sometimes even closer to the inception of the project, I’m often asked about […]