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JUN
2017

Considering recent events with the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, it is important to note that the architecture, engineering and construction management industry doesn’t need to be driven by mandates for sustainability on a local, national or global level. According to the... Continue Reading

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JUN
2017

Earlier this year, we held a photo contest where employees from all our regional offices where asked to capture the spirit of Heery in a single snapshot. In simple terms, this photo would express <... Continue Reading

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MAY
2017

Now let’s explore the modern use of visualization in construction and facilities management, Augmented Reality. Showing information overlaid on the real world is likely going to be more significant than Virtual Reality, particularly for this specific part of the industry.  A maintenance techni... Continue Reading

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MAY
2017

Last week, I discussed Building Information Modeling becoming a game-changer in the AECOO industry. Now, let’s talk about how visualization is dominating the conversation.  It’s likely the first wave of BIM adoption had to subside, making way for the second wave of Virtual Reality (VR... Continue Reading

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MAY
2017

The reality for anyone in the AECOO (Architecture Engineering Construction Owners and Operators) industry in 2017 is change.  With the advent of Building Information Modeling software - i.e., the acquisition of Revit Technology Corporation by powerful marketing machine Autodesk in 200... Continue Reading

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MAR
2017
Designing with Passion - Emily Burton

Amy Griffin, Interior Designer in Heery's Atlanta office, is hard at work on a test fit for a new corporate client. Amy enjoys customizing the design of a space to reflect the unique inner-workings of each corporate organization and individual departments. In order to create a positive experie... Continue Reading

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MAR
2017

CoreNet Global is a non-profit association, with strategic responsibility for the real estate assets of large corporations. 

The organization’s mission is to advance the practice of corporate real estate through professional development opportunities, publication... Continue Reading

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MAR
2017
Sun Belt | Fun Belt - Emily Burton

The Sun Belt Conference is all about being progressive. The league continues to change for the better with three stadiums under construction.

1. Turning Turner - The 50,000-seat ballpark is under construction to transform Turner Field into a state-of-the-art football s... Continue Reading

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MAR
2017
Just the beginning... - James Washington

 

Being an intern at Heery is not just a position but a learning experience, an opportunity, a chance to get insight into things many others may not learn until deep into their career. Ever since the start of this internship, I always enjoyed engineering, from designing soap box cars, ... Continue Reading

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MAR
2017

 

Heery Engineering recently hosted two foreign exchange students from France, Shune and Karim, as part of our continued partnership with Atlanta Public Schools, through their CTAE Foreign Exchange Program. The two young men spent a week at Heery learning about engineering design and C... Continue Reading

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FEB
2017
Public Art - Shane Kane

Public art is about creating, or perhaps reflecting, a 'sense of place' about an area or neighborhood. It can facilitate an attachment to the community and express the characteristics and the culture of the community.

The writer Gertrude Stein famously said when returning to her childh... Continue Reading

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JAN
2017
An End of an Era - Samantha Susock

On Sunday, January 22, 2017, over 72,000 spectators took their seats to witness the Atlanta Falcons defeat the Green Bay Packers and claim the NFC Championship title before saying farewell to city’s beloved Dome and the team's home-turf of more than 25 years.

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NOV
2016

Our professionals sure do have unique hidden talents.

The Art Expression Creation hosted by SMPS Central Florida Chapter features works of art created by artisans of the A/E/C community. The event is an art show, sale and auction where proceeds benefit the Leukemia and... Continue Reading

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NOV
2016

Of all the car ads that I've seen in print, on television and online, there isn't one in a setting that even slightly resembles my commute. They are mostly shown in an open expanse with few other cars nearby or on a closed track that carries the small notation, "Professional driver on a closed... Continue Reading

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NOV
2016

I’ve blogged previously about Heery’s designing of the data center for the US’s next supercomputer and hanging a communicating stair off the side of an existing office building to aid in collaboration between the occupants. If you combine those with the MRI expansion projects I’ve worked on he... Continue Reading

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NOV
2016

Casual Friday in the fall for Dane Hawthorne, a designer in Heery’s sports studio, is much livelier than Casual Friday during the rest of the year. As a Gator fan, Dane’s dedication to his team is widely known throughout the office. In fact, it’s hard to miss.

With a closet full of ora... Continue Reading

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NOV
2016

Heery Construction Coordinator Jennifer Fournier at our Nashville-based office recently went the distance at the Tough Mudder for Save the Children charity event. Jennifer braved the mud, and the mud hit back.

Jennifer attacked the mud at the Tough Mudder event at the Milky Way Farms i... Continue Reading

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OCT
2016
3D Marketing Takes Off - Evan Burch

As we incorporate new technology into our projects and business efforts, we are constantly challenged to innovate and differentiate.  Since purchasing a MakerBot 3D printer in 2015, Heery has been developing better ways to utilize the printer's capabilities in marketing and business developmen... Continue Reading

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SEP
2016

In the office, it often times becomes easier to overlook the professional business accomplishments of employees. It is even easier to forget to celebrate their accomplishments outside of the workplace. However, at Heery, I’ve come to find that is not the case. Rolling into my eighth month sinc... Continue Reading

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SEP
2016

In my travels to NYC last week, I was fortunate to come through the new World Trade Center transportation hub, Oculus.  This amazing structure was designed by Santiago Calatrava.   According to Santiago, the structure is supposed to be an image of a bird release from a child’s hands.  Oculus a... Continue Reading

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SEP
2016

On July 28-29, 2016 Heery Engineering visited the Joseph P Addabbo Social Security Building in Jamaica, New York to perform an infrared camera* survey of the building exterior assemblies.  Architects, engineers, and commissioning agents use the images to diagnose the quality of system and equi... Continue Reading

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AUG
2016

Collaboration, integration, teamwork and synergy are all buzz words used in today’s corporate environment. One of Heery’s clients, the Intercontinental Exchange, is putting these terms into practice. To facilitate collaboration amongst their employees they tasked Heery with designing a communi... Continue Reading

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AUG
2016

Most designers like working on the large projects with impressive footprints, awe inspiring heights, or skyline changing facades… but every once-in-a-while you get to do a project that looks unassuming but has a fascinating function. One such project that Heery has worked on recently is the OL... Continue Reading

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JUL
2016

The Building Design + Construction Giants issue was recently released and, in case you're not familiar with it, this issue is one of the most anticipated of the year. It features rankings of firms within the industry by professional discipline and market sector. Heery has traditionally ranked ... Continue Reading