Insights: Cultural Resources

Commercial architecture of the postwar era
Commercial architecture of the postwar era

Five staff members will present various topics at an e-symposium titled “Kodachrome Commerce: American Commercial Architecture, 1945-1980” on October 25th.

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QAQC is the “secret ingredient” to success
QAQC is the “secret ingredient” to success

Do new employees understand the value of checking their work to confirm it follows the prescribed design criteria—or recipe for success?

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Vail Pass set the standard for modern highway design
Vail Pass set the standard for modern highway design

The design of the I-70 segment of Vail Pass represents an important standard that, in many ways, highway designers still hold to today.

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A-Frames: not as simple as they seem
A-Frames: not as simple as they seem

The A-frame is a prime example of how a deceptively simple architectural style can actually reveal a lot about the histories that helped shape it.

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Women in STEM: why does it matter?
Women in STEM: why does it matter?

Women make up around 50% of students pursuing higher education in STEM fields, but the number attaining higher-level postions is much lower.

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North Carolina Cultural Connections
North Carolina Cultural Connections

As we’ve completed more work in the area, we’ve noticed how our own personal histories with North Carolina deepen our experience working here.

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Not just a highway: the exceptional I-70 through Vail Pass and Glenwood Canyon
Not just a highway: the exceptional I-70 through Vail Pass and Glenwood Canyon

I-70 through Vail Pass and Glenwood Canyon provides an excellent example of using innovative design techniques to integrate and preserve the natural landscape of the area.

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Preserving the recent past: expanding the postwar narrative
Preserving the recent past: expanding the postwar narrative

Historians are increasingly focused on including underrepresented and marginalized groups while implementing innovative ways to preserve our past.

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Mead & Hunt’s Climate Initiative
Mead & Hunt’s Climate Initiative

It is everyone’s responsibility to respond to climate change, because this will affect everybody—now and for generations to come. We are and will remain actively engaged in integrating climate change mitigation strategies into our planning, engineering, and architecture practice.

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Deep roots at the National Western Center
Deep roots at the National Western Center

This year begins the redevelopment that will transform the historic Denver Union Stock Yards into the home of the National Western Center.

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