What A/E Firms Need to Know about the Use of Drone Photography

by Kevin Kimmel

Without question, the demand for drone services is exploding across many industries. The opportunity to cost-effectively capture images and video is having a transformative impact on businesses of all types – including the A/E industry. With the boom in drone…

Supporting Law Enforcement United’s Road to Hope

by Dan Walker

As a retired auxiliary police officer and a designer of public safety training facilities, it is incredibly important to me to find ways to give back to my local and national law enforcement community. Public safety personnel play a critical…

Celebrating Bike to Work Week 2017

by Anne Seeley

In celebration of Bike to Work Week, Clark Nexsen’s Anne Seeley revisits her personal journey to utilizing alternative transportation and discusses the benefits and challenges of integrating cyclists into our busy transit network. Biking can have a transformative impact on…

Virtual Reality: Reshaping the Way We Experience Design

by Gareth Ratti

Design is changed forever when you can be transported to another environment without leaving your desk or conference room. It opens the door to endless possibilities – VR inherently expands the boundaries of creativity. Virtual reality first touched my life…

Honoring the Navy SEALs with a Virginia Beach Monument

by Erin Horton and Matt Pearson

Navy SEAL history began in 1942 in Virginia Beach when volunteers for World War II special missions came together to train, later distinguishing themselves in combat during Operation TORCH in North Africa. Despite their long and storied past in Virginia…

Implementing Resilient Design in a Coastal Setting

In our changing world, how can buildings and infrastructure be designed to both protect the environment and withstand it? Don Kranbuehl helps lead Clark Nexsen’s sustainability initiatives including our commitment to the 2030 Challenge, and he focuses on implementing resilient design…

Transforming the Pedestrian Experience: Academy Street Reimagined

by Josh Hurst

Downtown revitalization is a hot topic in urban design, with big and small cities seeking to redevelop and re-energize their cultural cores. Tied to both the resident experience and economic development, these efforts emphasize key characteristics such as walkability and…

Discovering Where Dance Meets Architecture

by Paul Battaglia

In an exploration of the connections between form, movement, and the human experience of space, team members from Clark Nexsen collaborated with the Brickell Academy (formerly Old Donation Center) dance program, a unit within the arts magnet of Virginia Beach…

Strategies for Solving Complex Electrical Forensics Investigations

by Kurt Clemente

Clark Nexsen Senior Electrical Engineer, Kurt Clemente, explores the complex forensics that can often substantiate the simple root cause of an accident or failure. In the whitepaper, “Two Electrical Forensic Engineering Case Studies” Clemente and coauthor, Erling Hesla, use analysis…