Santa Monica’s New Mandatory Seismic Ordinance

The City of Santa Monica recently passed a mandatory seismic ordinance to update the City’s existing seismic retrofit standards implemented after the 1994 Northridge earthquake.

April 18, 2017

Enhancing New Structures with Older Design Ideas

Mimicking older structural elements, such as the sawtooth and other open roof systems, in ground-up projects has become a popular practice as owners and developers begin to value older design features.

November 28, 2016

Scripps College Builds Its Halls to Last

“Perhaps the most important element of sustainable construction at Scripps is buildings that are designed to withstand the tests of time.”

September 22, 2016
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