Insights

Dive into insights from our talented team of designers and engineers, as they cover topics that matter most to our clients and industry.
February 27, 2019

Project Spotlight: Embassy Suites Landmark

The new the 7-story, 203-key, 172,000 sf, Embassy Suites by Hilton, in north San Antonio recently opened and is currently the Hilton brand’s fifth Embassy Suite in the metro area.

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February 6, 2019

What You Need to Know About the New LEED V4.1 BD+C

While maintaining the structure of the LEED V4 BD+C, LEED V4.1 BD+C provides stronger and bolder sustainability metrics to assess the building. The updated requirements show that USGBC is responding to market demand and public feedback.

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January 21, 2019

Ventilation & General Safety in K-12 Educational Science Classrooms

When it comes to prescribing the necessary engineering controls and safety features to provide a safe learning environment for our children in the K-12 Educational Science Classroom, we must sift through the over-abundant information available to determine what is, in fact, code and regulatory requirements versus what is anecdotal guidelines.

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January 3, 2019

Project Spotlight: Tru by Hilton

DBR worked alongside Open Studio to transform the former Gillespie Ford Building, originally constructed in the 1930s, into Tru by Hilton’s 95-room hotel that’s within walking distance of several popular San Antonio attractions like The Alamo and Rivercenter Mall.

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