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The Hop Heads

May 23, 2014 in Civil Engineering ,Staff News

Blog-MaxwellAdam Maxwell,
Civil Engineer –

This is the stage during the first brew session after we have steeped the grains and added the malt.

This is the stage during the first brew session after we have steeped the grains and added the malt.

I helped a friend brew his own beer recipe during the summer of 2009.  He had all the brewing equipment in his garage and had purchased … Continue Reading

Adopting a Bear

May 14, 2014 in Staff News ,Structural Engineering

Blog-WhelanTodd Whelan,
Structural Engineer – 

Blog-BearOn March 13, 2013 my wife and I added a new holiday to our annual celebrations.  It was the day we adopted our beloved dog, Bear, who is an all-black, male, German shepherd.   He was roughly 3 years old when we adopted him and had … Continue Reading

Simplifying the Complex

May 14, 2014 in Structural Engineering

Blog-OltmanJonathan Oltman,
Structural Engineer –

“Our life is frittered away by detail.  Simplify, simplify.” -Henry David Thoreau

Blog-MSCThe primary product that we produce at Martin/Martin, the construction documents, are all about the details.  We must provide drawings that define all structural building materials, member sizes, and geometry to a fraction … Continue Reading

Work, Life, Marriage, and Parenting (with Twins!!)

May 13, 2014 in Staff News ,Structural Engineering

DBlog-HallDavid Hall,
Structural Engineer –

Blog-lifeWork-life balance…a great oxymoron. How do you begin to achieve such stability? Well, I’m becoming more gifted at it. My wife, Monica, and I were blessed with Luke in August 2012 and then found out we were pregnant with identical twin girls, Lizzy and … Continue Reading

Education, BIM, and Giving Back

May 13, 2014 in Staff News ,Structural Engineering

Blog-RobisonTyler Robison,
Structural Engineer –

Habitat_for_Humanity_LogoAs I start a new chapter of my career in joining Martin/Martin, I have been able to reflect back on the milestones that have shaped and molded who I am and where my career has taken me.  One aspect of my past that stands out, … Continue Reading