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All On The Table

Blog-SuarezRob Suarez,
Structural Engineer –

Blog-Table1Martin/Martin got a new piece of furniture a few months ago.  That hardly sounds like news, until you consider that it is our brand new conference room table.  In an effort to have a conference room table that met our needs and was uniquely Martin/Martin, … Continue Reading

A Good Start

Blog-WertScott Wert,
Structural Engineer –

Blog-ParaBasic design principles are unlikely to ever drastically change. However, the way we approach these principles and the tools we use will undoubtedly continue to evolve as technology advances; with creativity and competition as the driving forces.  Building Information Modeling (BIM), to me, broadly encompasses … Continue Reading

Water for Ethiopia – A Working Holiday

Blog-Turnbull-GrimesChris Turnbull-Grimes,
Structural Engineer –

Blog-EthiopiaA week and a half ago, I set off to Ethiopia for a five week trip to research and start a business.  Well, mostly business.  A chance to see the castles of Gondar, the monasteries of Lake Tana, and the Nile River Gorge (similar to … Continue Reading

The Government Shutdown

Blog-ForemanJim Foreman,
Structural Engineer –

 “One useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress” – 1977, the musical

This old quote gained popularity a few weeks ago when the US congress refused to pass the spending bills that fund the government.  … Continue Reading

We are built to Stand and Move

Blog-MunkatchyJason Munkatchy,
Structural Engineer –

Blog-BuilttoStandWe are classified as homo erectus for a reason, our bodies are built to stand and move.

Research shows sitting for 8-10 hours a day causes our metabolism to slow and increases our risk for a whole variety of health problems. However, the research on … Continue Reading