Designing Successful Renovations for Federal Clients

by Eliza Vaughn

Renovation presents the opportunity to reimagine existing buildings, giving them new purpose and creating a better occupant experience. With President Biden emphasizing the United States’ responsibility to address climate change at home and abroad, renovation will be an important tool for…

Q&A with Clark Nexsen Computational Designer Ryan Johnson

by Eliza Vaughn

Ryan Johnson, AIA, LEED AP, has been a champion of technology in architecture since teaching himself how to create a script in 2013. Today, as a dedicated computational designer, he believes great design ideas come first and the application of…

Achieving Resiliency Through Integrated Design

by Chris Stone

The latest report on climate change from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) indicates that our planet is warming faster than anticipated and is now on track to hit 1.5°C above preindustrial levels by early to mid-2030.…

How 3D LiDAR Scanning Adds Value for Industrial & Manufacturing Clients

by James Meadows

In the following, Clark Nexsen’s James Meadows, PE, presents the benefits of using 3D LiDAR scanning in industrial and manufacturing settings to accelerate engineering projects: w Time is money in the manufacturing world. Industrial mechanical engineering upgrades need to be…

People of CN: Aditya Revankar

by Allison Weeks

“Growing up in Dubai, I didn’t really understand what hiking was, what people got out of it, and what joy you could possibly get from walking through luscious green forests. As amazing of a city as Dubai was (and still…

A Case Study on the Economic Value of Sustainable Design

by David Lancor

Since the advent of “sustainable design,” designers have argued there is more than an environmental rationale for sustainability – there is a valid economic case for green building design. Today, between the data to back it up and the…

People of CN: Klaus Perkins

by Cat Brutvan

Klaus is part of the one percent. In this case, the estimated one percent of structural engineers who are involved with FEMA’s Urban Search & Rescue (USAR) or the NCSEA’s Structural Engineers Emergency Response (SEER) groups. He serves as a…