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Design and Function: A Creative and Innovative Engineering Solution for an Exhaust Tower Rarely thought of as a design feature, an exhaust tower is a necessary building component that supports critical infrastructure. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center’s Pharmacy exhaust tower is centrally located on the hospital’s campus with site conditions that require construction above a functioning loading dock. Our forward-thinking client desired a solution that would be functional, resilient and aesthetically pleasing. Architect, Perkins + Will, and Structural Consultant, Degenkolb Engineers, designed an exhaust tower that met all of our client’s criteria and was able to be installed over an existing structure with minimal disruption to the existing infrastructure.... Read More > Filed Under:
Posted by marikadocous on June 13, 2017 1:38 PM
 
Degenkolb takes home the prize: SEAONC awards the Engineering Excellence in Structural Engineering On May 2, Degenkolb Engineers brought home an Engineering Excellence in Structural Engineering honor for the 2017 SEAONC awards. Recognized in the Study/Research category, the team evaluated a high-rise, steel moment frame San Francisco hotel built in the 1980’s and identified several seismic deficiencies common to steel buildings of this era. Due to a planned major renovation during a three month shut down, this 4-star hotel had a very aggressive construction schedule which necessitated prohibited major architectural impacts due to the seismic retrofit, like temporarily removing the existing façade. The team devised a less intrusive repair method to coincide with interior design modernizations and not disturb the architectural intent of the building.... Read More > Filed Under:
Posted by marikadocous on June 13, 2017 1:09 PM
 
Loring Wyllie receives the SEAONC H.J. Brunnier Award for Lifetime Achievement. In June, Degenkolb Senior Principal, Loring Wyllie accepted the SEAONC H.J. Brunnier Award for Lifetime Achievement. The award recognizes a significant body of work and contribution to the field of structural engineering. ... Read More > Filed Under:
Posted by laurielumish on June 12, 2017 10:46 AM
 
What We Learned from Big Healthcare For more than 10 years, a building boom in healthcare projects has dominated the California landscape. Replacing aging facilities to meet community demands and improving seismic safety has resulted in billions of construction dollars in healthcare expenditures. Degenkolb's healthcare principals have been assisting our clients with their renewal, replacement, and expansion needs.... Read More > Filed Under:
Posted by laurielumish on May 15, 2017 4:58 PM
 
Stoneview Nature Center Grand Opening Elegant structure connects community to nature.... Read More > Filed Under: Community, Degenkolb, Engineering, Seismic
Posted by allisonacosta on April 25, 2017 2:50 PM
 
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