On September 16, 2017, researchers, experts, practitioners and noted leaders in engineering, science, and medicine gathered at the Beckman Center in Irvine, California for a workshop titled The Role of Advanced Technologies in Structural Engineering for More Resilient Communities.
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Gestalt: An organized whole that is perceived as more than the sum of its parts.
Seattle Design Festival 2017 brought together groups, organizations, and individuals from our region and across the globe to explore the POWER of design in our changing world. The Gestalt installation by CollinsWoerman in Seattle, Washington, is an interactive dialogue about this sentiment.
How do we build infrastructure that are flexible and adaptable to an uncertain future?
The recent storms in North America and elsewhere have made resilient systems and infrastructure recovery times prevalent topics in our community. In response, Steve Moddemeyer, Principal, has published a piece for the Chicago Metropolitan Planning Council regarding Design infrastructure for a speedy recovery.
The June 2017 issue of Modern Steel Construction re-examines modular construction and the teaming aspects required to bring these projects to fruition. DCI Engineers and our team at Sustainable Living Innovations (SLI) lend their insight to the prefabricated, multistory residential building, 47+7.
The talent gap for architects with five to ten year experience has been an industry-wide problem. Natasha Epstein and other young professionals at CollinsWoerman, explain how the skills and experiences gained thru the firm's internship program have begun to make up for this lack of mid-level staff.
The Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) new regional headquarter, designed by CollinsWoerman, will open next year in Des Moines,WA. Key development partners at GSA, Panattoni Development Company, and Abbott Construction address the complexities of this project in a case study panel for Bisnow.
Kirkland Urban, the new mixed use office, retail, entertainment and residential center designed with CollinsWoerman in Kirkland, Washington, is featured in the article "Filling in the Gaps" from the May 2017 issue of Shopping Center's Today.
Jefferson Healthcare expands outpatient services in Jefferson County to effectively serve community's growing needs. The ESSB addition optimizes patient wayfinding and assists in recruiting physicians to the campus.
The Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce wrote about our recent holiday charity event, 100 Bikes for 100 Kids, benefiting The Forgotten Children's Fund.
This was our second annual collaboration with the Seattle-based organization.
CollinsWoerman’s Arlan Collins and Matthew Grunert were honored to be invited as jurors for the Architectural Precast Association’s 2016 Awards for Excellence.
Along with fellow juror Mark D’amato of DCI Engineers, Arlan and Matthew carefully considered more than 50 submissions for the national contest during deliberations this summer. The awards were presented at the APA’s Annual Convention in San Diego in September. All winners demonstrated excellence in execution, creativity, and thought.
Panattoni Development Company’s new regional headquarters for the FAA, designed by CollinsWoerman, has been awarded 2016 Deal of the Year by the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP).
The new HQ will allow FAA to consolidate four disparate offices located around the Puget Sound into one purpose-built complex.
More details can be found here: http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2016/11/07/google-vulcan-panatto...
CollinsWoerman appointed Cameron Wu, Matthew Grunert, Nick Funaro, Richard Houts, Semra Riddle and Talia Olson to Associate and renewed the appointments of Andy Morison, Jay Blackburn, Leif Person and Nathan Copley to Associate. The firm promoted Alex Clark, Candice Clinton, and Natasha Epstein from Associate to Senior Associate and appointed Bart Carrothers, Bruce Lindeke, Chien Chen, James Tippett, Keysha Stark, Kris Paulson, Peter Damento to Senior Associate.
The FAA's new Regional Headquarters in Des Moines, Washington has been selected as a finalist for National Association of Industrial and Office Parks' (NAIOP) 2016 Night of the Stars awards.
CollinsWoerman, in conjunction with Panattoni Development Company, has been working on two phases of the new HQ, which is nominated for Deal of the Year. Panattoni is nominated for Developer of the Year, as well.
BNBuilders have put up a camera to capture construction of 400 Dexter.
The feed, which updates several times an hour, can be viewed here: https://app.oxblue.com/open/Alexandriaree/400Dexter
400 Dexter is the future home of Juno Therapeutics; another in a long succession of CollinsWoerman projects in Seattle's South Lake Union neighborhood.
Kristin Bentley of The Registry recently toured Urban Union along with project architect Natasha Epstein, who provided insight into the design choices, challenges, and rewards of completing Amazon's newest space in South Lake Union.
Read the article here: http://news.theregistryps.com/collinswoerman-reveals-new-amazon-tower-in...
Steve Moddemeyer, Principal and Chris Poland Consulting Engineer collaborated with the Boulder CDBG-DR Collaborative to develop a Resilient Design Performance Standard for infrastructure and associated buildings. This helped the communities to set recovery times for infrastructure based on community priorities. The process revealed dependencies and interdependencies between infrastructure systems that would otherwise delay achieving the community’s goal of recovery.
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SLI's 47+7 has taken the Gold Award in the Best in State category at the 2016 ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards.
The award was given to our partners on the project, DCI Engineers, for their incredible contributions and work on the pioneering modular design.
Read more here: http://www.djc.com/news/co/12085557.html?
CollinsWoerman welcomes the return of Carole Kassir-Garcia and Keysha Stark to its interior design team. Both Kassir-Garcia and Stark will act as Senior Interior Designers for CollinsWoerman’s workplace, mixed-use, and healthcare interior projects.
In front of an audience of more than one thousand, NAIOP Washington State presented the 2015 Night of the Stars Awards on Friday, November 6, to outstanding real estate developments and activities in a variety of market types and the individuals who conceived of, took risks, sponsored, supported and made the projects happen.
We are pleased to announce that 47+7 was selected as winner, Judges' Award for Innovation of the Year.
Seattle, Washington – May 18, 2015 - CollinsWoerman is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Robinson and Peter Damento to its team. Robinson will act as a Senior Designer that will lead corporate and commercial interior projects while Damento will fill the role of Senior Designer for architectural commissions.
The new EMP Museum Administrative Office Building has been recognized as the first “salmon safe” building in Seattle, by the Puget Sound Business Journal.
CollinsWoerman will soon reveal updated plans for Schnitzer West’s new 12-story “Urban Union” building in South Lake Union.
CollinsWoerman is pleased to announce a joint venture with Intellectual Ventures (IV), a patent holding and technology development firm, headquartered in Bellevue, WA. The Joint Venture is called Innovative Building Technologies (IBT), and IV’s role is to strengthen the intellectual property portfolio related to IBT’s prefabricated component parts building technology. IBT will exclusively license the proprietary building system to Sustainable Living Innovations (SLI) for implementation.
CollinsWoerman Architect Natasha Epstein discusses how the new Puyallup Medical Center became the first project in the US to achieve certification under the new LEED for Healthcare (LEED-HC) rating system.