Insights: Building Engineering

The world’s first 3D printed community: where technology and design collide
The world’s first 3D printed community: where technology and design collide

To get the most benefit from these new technologies, we must think outside the box and apply them to our existing processes and infrastructure in new ways.

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As a professional engineer, why serve on the boards of non-profits?
As a professional engineer, why serve on the boards of non-profits?

Volunteering on the board of non-profits allows us to widen our view as engineers so that we can use our abilities to better our world.

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Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control: what’s the difference?
Quality Assurance vs. Quality Control: what’s the difference?

Both quality assurance and quality control are a vital part of long-term project success, so knowing the differences between them is important.

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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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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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Will your project age gracefully?
Will your project age gracefully?

Want to give your project the FaceApp treatment? The use of visualization software now allows us to view construction progression over time—and offers us a glimpse into the future of our industry.

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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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2 is better than 1: strategies for a successful partnership
2 is better than 1: strategies for a successful partnership

The experience needed to meet client requirements means it can be difficult for a single firm to check every box. To solve this problem, Mead & Hunt looked to forming successful partnerships.

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Benham Mead & Hunt JV awarded $50 million military contract
Benham Mead & Hunt JV awarded $50 million military contract

Benham Mead & Hunt JV is one of five firms awarded a contract with a shared capacity of $50 million. This adds to our existing joint venture contract for the Air Force Reserves program allowing us to cover all AE services.

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Historic building perspective on staying cool
Historic building perspective on staying cool

Architectural historians review building projects so they meet the U.S. Secretary of Interior’s Standards and Preservation Briefs. Knowing the history and development of building systems like air conditioning helps us help clients.

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