When a unique 50-year-old building on Mare Island began showing signs of exterior concrete degradation, the building manager needed to find out where it was happening and how bad the damage was. Using the traditional method of having investigators hang from harnesses is dangerous, costly, and could take weeks. Plus, it runs the risk of […]
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Congratulations to our co-founder, Mike Hilliard, for passing the rigorous CASp (Certified Access Specialist) exam! A CASp is a professional licensed with the State of California who can determine if a part of the built environment is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
We had a blast celebrating our 28th Anniversary! A delicious repast was enjoyed at Lake Chalet restaurant on lovely Lake Merritt. Since moving to Oakland in 2015, we’re having fun discovering many wonderful things about the city! http://on.fb.me/1VRaWeJ
A hands-on approach to architecture is important for understanding project parameters. This is especially true when working with existing structures—plans might not reflect exactly what has been built. Project: Operating Room Expansion http://on.fb.me/1Nm4ER5