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  • AIA Honor Awards Announced

    November 17, 2017 – Congratulations to all of the 2017 AIA Minnesota Honor Award winners, announced yesterday. According to the AIA press release, 87 projects were submitted for consideration and 13 selected by an awards jury made up of four out-of-state judges. As structural engineers on four of the winning projects, we feel honored to have been chosen to serve on the teams that won for Deloia Residence, Duluth, and Hyytinen Cabin, St. Louis County, with Salmela Architect, and for Lofts at Mayo Park, Rochester, and Straight River Northbound Safety Rest Area, Owatonna, with Snow Kreilich. Winning projects will be acknowledged at the annual AIA Minnesota Awards Dinner on December 8.

  • Kathleen John on Talent Management

    November 3, 2017 – Kathleen John, Principal and Operations Director at MBJ, participated with colleagues from two other design firms in a panel discussion about talent management. Kathleen’s message stressed the importance of an engaged and accessible leadership that stands side by side with young professionals, mentoring them not only in the development of technical competence, but, just as importantly, helping them to understand ours and our clients’ business models and to advance their social/client skills.

    The interview, which was conducted by DesignIntelligence magazine, can be read in its entirety here.

  • Sun Devil Stadium Tour

    September 18, 2017 – On September 20, Kurt Kindermann and Lindsey Schultz will give a presentation on the construction process of the newly renovated Sun Devil Stadium at the Arizona American Concrete Institute’s fall kick-off meeting. The event and tour will take place at the stadium on the Arizona State University campus from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM (MST). MBJ provided engineering services for an initial condition assessment of the stadium, the newly constructed south end zone seating (Phase 1), and a 3-story, 85,000 square foot student athletic facility for performance enhancement and training, tucked into and expanding out from the new north end zone (Phase 2).

    Find out more about attending Kurt and Lindsey’s presentation at AZ ACI’s web site.