Project manager and, since 2005, the Minneapolis office’s director of civil engineering.
Oversees day-to-day activities of the Civil Engineering Department, developing and maintaining technical design standards, managing department resources, and mentoring staff engineers.
Manages multidisciplinary projects, developing execution strategy, controlling budget and schedule, managing consultants, and serving as liaison between firm and client.
Serves on Leo A Daly Work Share Committee, which guides execution of the firm’s largest and most complex projects by multiple offices within the firm.
Member of Leo A Daly Futures Council, which helps identify and implement innovative programs to enhance the organization, including design and technology.
Guest interior design critic, Art Institute International Minnesota.
Judge, Future City Program (engineering design competition for middle schoolers).
Has run six marathons, including four Twin Cities Marathons.
Maintains a vegetarian diet. Dislikes chocolate.
Double-jointed: can bend thumb backwards 90 degrees and rotate elbow 270 degrees.
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.
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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.