Insights

Dive into insights from our talented team of designers and engineers, as they cover topics that matter most to our clients and industry.
October 19, 2021

Q&A With Partner, Erik MacDonald

Erik MacDonald, PE serves as a Partner at DBR, with a special leadership role in the Higher Education market.

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October 12, 2021

Project Spotlight: Holocaust Museum Houston

The expansion and renovation of Holocaust Museum Houston (HMH) creates the nation’s fourth-largest Holocaust museum and Jewish Cultural Heritage Museum in the country. The expanded facilities allow the museum to significantly broaden its community outreach and impact. PGAL was the architect of record for the project, which received LEED Certification.

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October 5, 2021

Texas Road Trip: San Antonio

Today we are traveling to San Antonio, Texas. Not only is San Antonio home of the Alamo, but it has also been the home of DBR for over 20 years. San Antonio is our second-largest office and has quite a portfolio of projects in the area. Today we are going to check out a few!

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September 28, 2021

Q&A With Mechanical Practice Area Leader, James Kubala

James serves as DBR’s Mechanical Practice Area Leader with a wide range of project experience including new construction, additions, renovations, and system upgrades.

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September 21, 2021

Project Spotlight: Houston ISD – Sterling Aviation High School

When the Houston Independent School District was ready to replace one of their existing schools, they took the opportunity to really explore new horizons. The three-story, 252,000 sf Ross Shaw Sterling Aviation High School includes an aviation magnet program to produce the next generation of pilots, mechanics, engineers, and aviation leaders.

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September 3, 2021

Why Are We So Focused On Energy?

As specialists in building systems engineering, many facets of building design, construction, and operations are within our range of influence, but energy is the one area where we have an opportunity to make the greatest contribution toward mitigating climate change.

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August 24, 2021

Q&A With Senior Project Manager, Jeremy Tarpley

Jeremy Tarpley serves as a Senior Project Manager at DBR, with expertise in the commercial, multi-family, hospitality, and mixed-use markets.

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August 17, 2021

Project Spotlight: Houston ISD – Sam Houston MSTC High School

Sam Houston Math, Science, and Technology Center is located in Houston, Texas, and is part of Houston ISD. The vision for this 369,141 sf project, designed by Stantec, integrated a new comprehensive high school, which included renovating and incorporating the recently constructed science wing.

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August 5, 2021

Texas Road Trip: Austin

Today we are traveling to Austin, the Capital of Texas, and “The Live Music Capital of the World.” This DBR office has a diverse portfolio that spans Central Texas. Let’s see what they have been up to and check out a few.

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July 27, 2021

Making Your Building Solar Ready

Modern buildings require a significant amount of energy to keep people comfortable, healthy, and productive. This energy consumption has great economic, environmental, and social costs. As we seek opportunities to mitigate the impact of energy consumption in our buildings, on-site renewable energy production offers tremendous potential.

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