Morrison Hershfield has scored three 2013 Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) awards, two in BC and one in Ontario. The regional awards, presented every two years, celebrate outstanding achievements in steel construction and are presented in three categories for projects demonstrating ingenuity in Architecture, Engineering and Sustainability. Morrison Hershfield took home an award in each of these categories.
For the past six years, ReNew Canada has produced its annual Top 100: Canada’s Biggest Projects report. This year, Morrison Hershfield has been awarded with Gold Badge Status recognizing the company as one of the top key players in the infrastructure renewal business, with involvement in eight (8) projects on the 2013 Top 100 list.
Morrison Hershfield and Schöck, the international developer of innovative building products, issued a comprehensive report on the impact of concrete balconies on thermal and whole building energy performance.
According to a recent article on the Risk & Insurance Digital Network, a recent bridge collapse in Washington State has increased the pressure on public sector risk managers to assess and mitigate exposures due to an “extensive list of deficient bridges and a lack of public funding.” Bridge expert Kent Larose, P.Eng. of Morrison Hershfield discusses how public entities must invest the time to identify and prioritize deficient structures.
Recent years have seen an increased trend towards rainscreen cladding system for the benefits they offer in terms of rain water management.
Over the past two decades, market forces have driven a surge in multi-unit residential building construction and conversion projects in the coastal areas of the Pacific Northwest from southern British Columbia down to areas of northern California.