Insights: Building Engineering

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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US Army Corps of Engineers 2019 budget: Cautious optimism for industry
US Army Corps of Engineers 2019 budget: Cautious optimism for industry

We remain cautiously optimistic about engineering and construction opportunities contracting opportunities in 2018 and 2019.

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Security design requires top notch collaboration
Security design requires top notch collaboration

At the Sedgwick County Adult Detention Facility, we transplanted the “heart” of the detention-grade security electronics system.

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Mitigating risk of combustible dust hazard at food processing facilities
Mitigating risk of combustible dust hazard at food processing facilities

Dried or milled powders can create dusts that are major fire and explosion hazards.

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Appleton International Airport terminal featured in US Green Building Council report
Appleton International Airport terminal featured in US Green Building Council report

When Appleton International Airport asked us to design a terminal, our architectural team went above and beyond.

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Advancing sanitary design at food processing facilities
Advancing sanitary design at food processing facilities

The food processing industry has made great progress in applying basic sanitary design techniques to new and remodeled processing facilities.

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