Second store location by Charles Bloszies firm for Blu Dot displays sensitivity to local context, as well as expertise in adaptive reuse and elegant, sustainable design solutions
November 22, 2022
The Office of Charles F. Bloszies FAIA has just completed their second project for Blu Dot, the leading design retailer, in San Francisco. At the foot of Potrero Hill in San Francisco, Bloszies and Blu Dot’s team have reimagined a pair of vacant buildings to create a new, neighborhood-friendly adaptation and a simplified, soft-modern backdrop for the successful Minneapolis-based maker of modern furniture.
Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, announced Oct. 11 that Michael Herseth has joined the firm as Civil Engineering Manager in the firm’s Seattle office. In this role, Herseth will help lead the growth and management of the Seattle Civil Engineering team and manage select projects.
Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley has named Annie Kao, Simpson Strong-Tie Vice President of Engineering, to its Board of Directors for the term of July 1, 2022, through June 30, 2024. As a board member, Kao will contribute her expertise to advocate for the building of safe and sustainable housing.
FMI Corp. released a new white paper, titled “The New Economy Versus the Old Economy: Winners and Losers in Tomorrow’s Built Environment.” The white paper includes the company’s research on how current industry and economic trends are expected to shape the broader built environment in the coming months and years.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, announced that its Vice President of Engineering, Annie Kao, has been named to the Top Women in Hardware & Building Supply class of 2022 for Business Excellence. Kao is responsible for engineering strategy, management and innovation across all product lines at Simpson Strong-Tie.
The licensed architect is known for his leadership, business development and technical design skills
September 5, 2022
Woolpert has hired Paul Heflin as a market director, leading architecture, engineering and interior design strategy for Woolpert’s private sector clients. The licensed architect has decades of experience in design and construction management, business development and international business operations.
The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Roles and Responsibilities for Success With Cold-Formed Steel Framing” on Thursday, June 24, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT.