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Future Forward: When In Doubt, Damp It Out

April 7, 2017 - in Articles, Column, Profile

Douglas P. Taylor is president of Taylor Devices, which manufactures seismic dampers that protect structures during events such as earthquakes and high winds.

Change Leader: 3D Modeling Delivers Widespread Benefits

April 6, 2017 - in Articles, Column, Profile

Kevin Schlereth is a senior design application specialist at HNTB, an architecture, engineering, planning and construction services firm founded more…

Change Leader: Insurance and Risk Management Is Crucial for Construction

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Profile

Andrew Sims (top) is senior vice president, Head of Property and Construction, at Generali Global Corporate & Commercial U.S.A. (GC&C), with more…

Change Leader: Pursuing P3 Partnerships

August 1, 2016 - in Profile

Skanska is a global construction and development company with a long history of public-private partnerships (P3) to design, build and operate large infrastructure projects. The company is working on the I-4 Ultimate Project in Orlando, Fla., which currently…

Future Forward: Advancing Construction Monitoring

August 1, 2016 - in Profile

Mani Golparvar-Fard is associate professor of Civil Engineering and Computer Science as well as the director of the Real-time and Automated Monitoring and Control (RAAMAC) lab at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His award-winning work in the area…

Future Forward: Pulling Apart Construction Processes to Improve Practice

January 31, 2016 - in Profile

Dr. William J. O’Brien, PE, is a professor in the department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering in the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He directs the Modeling, Visualization and Evaluation Lab (MOVE)…

Announcing the Launch of Parallel LLC

November 24, 2015 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

New York, Nov. 24, 2015—Parallel LLC, a newly launched consultancy that marries architecture and curatorial practices for its clients, founded by John Keenen, Terence Riley, and Joachim Pissarro, announces its inaugural project to debut during Art Basel…

Future Forward: From Smart Grid to Smart Water—Addressing Knowledge Gaps to Improve Performance

August 2, 2015 - in Profile

Neil Fromer, executive director of the Caltech Resnick Sustainability Institute, received his PhD in semiconductor Physics from UC Berkeley and his BS in Engineering/Physics from Brown University. Prior to Caltech, Fromer was director of advanced projects…

Change Leader: BIM Aids Process, But Further Promise Lies in Interoperability

June 7, 2015 - in Profile

Patrick MacLeamy is CEO of HOK, a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm. He has been a proponent for greater efficiency, going back decades with his conceptualization of the MacLeamy Curve, which emphasizes design earlier in the project…

Future Forward: A Holistic Approach for Asset Management Takes Shape

June 7, 2015 - in Profile

Thomas W. Smith, MS, is director in the Department of Engineering Professional Development, University of Wisconsin–Madison. He received his BS degree from Dartmouth College and MS degree from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He served as a U.S. delegate…