6 Innovative Materials Reshaping the Future of Office Construction

| May 27, 2019

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It’s an exciting time to be part of the construction industry. With commercial buildings being one of the major sources of carbon emissions in the U.S., many architects, designers and engineers have taken up the challenge to create greener, more energy-efficient alternatives to widely-used materials.

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Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is an employee owned, multi-disciplined firm offering a full array of planning, design, and construction phase consulting services for infrastructure projects throughout the United States and its territories since 1971. Our client base consists of federal, state, and local government agencies as well as many private institutions, commercial, and industrial clients.

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Why Design-Assist Should Be Used in Complex Projects

Article | March 13, 2020

Throughout history, construction has always followed the Design-Bid-Build delivery method. This straightforward, 3-step process first involves an owner hiring an architect to design a building, followed by a bidding process that results in a general contractor – typically the lowest bidder – being selected to build the project. Finally, the winning contractor takes the architect’s design drawings and begins construction.

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Five automated processes for more efficiency in precast project delivery

Article | May 26, 2021

Construction projects are currently facing numerous challenges: increasing time pressure, changes at short notice, cost efficiency, rising complexity, higher demands on architectural design and a larger number of participants characterize precast design today.

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Ensuring the security of engineering software

Article | February 28, 2020

Commercial organizations and government agencies are common targets of cyber-attacks due to the valuable information they possess. In one dramatic example, information related to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, P-8 Poseidon patrol plane, C-130 Hercules cargo plane, Joint Direct Attack Munition bomb, and future Australian Navy ships was ex filtrated from an Australian defense firm in November of 2016. The increased frequency and severe consequences of cyber-security breaches have alarmed large corporations around the world. As a result, companies are taking greater measures to secure their information throughout their supply chains.

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On Engineering in Crisis: Choosing Gratitude

Article | April 29, 2020

It is important to find a balance right now and keep yourself surrounded by people you love, your family and friends. Stress is bound to happen during these extraordinary times. Meditation and connecting with yourself would help reduce any anxiety or panic that the mind creates. I am grateful that I am safe and healthy surrounded with my family, and I am thankful for having the gifts of life. It is up to us, to be grateful or be stressed. I treat this time as a luxury, time that I would have never gotten in my hustling life. I am trying to tick all the items in my to-do checklist that I have been postponing due to lack of time.

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Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is an employee owned, multi-disciplined firm offering a full array of planning, design, and construction phase consulting services for infrastructure projects throughout the United States and its territories since 1971. Our client base consists of federal, state, and local government agencies as well as many private institutions, commercial, and industrial clients.

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