Prioritizing Dangerous Structures

By Morrison Hershfield|June 24, 2013

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.

Case Study: Design Considerations for Open Joint Rainscreen Cladding Systems

By Morrison Hershfield|September 04, 2012

Recent years have seen an increased trend towards rainscreen cladding system for the benefits they offer in terms of rain water management.

Case Study: Envelope Failures in Multi-Unit Residential Buildings in the Pacific Northwest

By Morrison Hershfield|August 15, 2012

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.

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