In 2009, started new structural engineering department for Toth & Associates, helped firm grow by nearly 50%. Oversees firm’s bridges division.
Helps clients secure project funding, including more than $40 million in federal grants over seven years. Efforts will result in more than $85 million in new construction in 2011. Oversees design work on these projects, which include K-12, higher education facilities, and community centers. Provides pro bono preliminary studies, cost estimates, and grant writing.
Secured construction financing and provided structural engineering services for FEMA safe rooms that can protect more than 60,000 people from EF-5 tornadoes.
Has designed more than 300 buildings and 50 bridges during his career, valued at more than $1 billion.
Donated engineering services to American Fisheries Society for low-water crossing replacement projects in streams throughout the Ozarks.
Moonlights as director of golf for Golfing the Ozarks magazine.
Vice chairman, March of Dimes Ozark Division.
Accomplished artist, subjects: fish, wildlife, and Albert Einstein.
Banned from several local carnivals for his skill at hitting any target with a baseball.
A new book from LEGO master builder Warren Elsmore offers instructions for creating scale models of buildings and landmarks with LEGO.
As experienced designers, contractors, and owners know, most paint and coating problems are correctable, but some are especially stubborn to address. Here is a partial compendium of typical failure modes and methods for addressing the problem.
DLR Group and the Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University have collaborated on a research project to evaluate the effect of green school design on occupants and long-term building performance.
Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google are among the major tech companies investing heavily to build state-of-the-art data centers.
ArchDaily's Rory Stott yesterday posted an interesting exploration of progressive parking strategies being employed by cities and designers. The lack of curbside and lot parking exacerbates traffic congestion, discourages visitors, and leads to increased vehicles emissions.