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…

Behind 7 Trends Shaping Student Housing on College Campuses

Student housing has changed dramatically on college campuses. Slowly at first, with larger campuses introducing new living arrangements that mirror today’s diverse society, requiring laptops, and adopting universal Wi-Fi, and more rapidly in recent years as advancing technology has transformed…

Industrial Q+A with Gus Brooks

by Eliza Vaughn

Gus Brooks with Robert Carlton at the Imerys Ceramic Proppant Plant. Explore our industrial expertise with Gus Brooks, senior industrial project manager, as he discusses what it means to be a trusted advisor and how advancing technology is transforming the…

The High Impact of Low Impact Development

by Allyson Monsour

A case study on the implications of Virginia’s new stormwater regulations. By mimicking the natural environment through thoughtful land planning and design, low impact development (LID) fundamentally enhances water quality – and in turn, the future of our world.