Insights

Dive into insights from our talented team of designers and engineers, as they cover topics that matter most to our clients and industry.
June 16, 2021

Project Spotlight: Research Forest Lakeside Development

Research Forest Lakeside is a one-of-a-kind, mixed-use development on 77 acres overlooking Lake Woodlands. The development consists of 1.8 million square feet of Class A office space and other amenities such as a bank, salon, and various eateries.

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June 8, 2021

Texas Road Trip: Dallas

Today we are traveling to the home of the Dallas Mavericks, the Dallas Cowboys, and the DBR Dallas office. From education to multifamily, hospitality, commercial, and more – the growing project portfolio is a testament to success. Let’s take a look at a few area projects.

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May 18, 2021

Q&A With Project Manager, Ben Villafuerte

Ben Villafuerte serves as a Project Manager in DBR’s San Antonio office. He joined the firm in 2014 immediately after his graduation from Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

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May 11, 2021

Project Spotlight: Fort Bend ISD – James Patterson Elementary School

Designed by Huckabee, the new 125,393 sf elementary school for Fort Bend ISD, located on a 13-acre site in Richmond, Texas, supports small-group engagement and collaboration with the use of grade-level learning neighborhoods and a large 2-story learning commons.

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April 27, 2021

Net Zero Energy: Understanding EUI

Energy Use Intensity (EUI) is treated as an energy “score” and is often used as a goal to guide the design of a building. In fact, the first step in designing a Net Zero Energy building is generally setting a goal for the building’s energy consumption.

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April 20, 2021

Q&A With Project Manager, Dustin Yates

Dustin Yates, PE serves as a Project Manager and coordinates the design of all MEP systems in DBR’s Dallas office.

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April 13, 2021

Project Spotlight: Houston ISD – Milby High School

Houston Independent School District’s Milby High School is a place where past, present, and future meet. Designed by Kirksey Architecture, the project includes 40,000 sf of renovation to the historical structure built in 1926 as well as 240,000 sf of new construction.

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April 6, 2021

Texas Road Trip: Houston

Today we are traveling to the most populous city in Texas, also known for its space exploration, medical center, and energy industry, where we will find DBR’s Houston office. With almost fifty years under its belt, this Gulf Coast city is where DBR’s first office took root. Let’s check out a few of the area projects.

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March 30, 2021

Emergency Weather Preparedness for Your Facilities

If the week of February 15th taught us anything, it is that we are not immune, even in Texas, to severe winter weather. The DBR family around the state had the full spectrum of experiences – from the fortunate few who didn’t lose power or water to those whose homes sustained serious damage. Commercial and educational buildings throughout the state were also impacted. Preparedness for events like this begins at the design stage.

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March 23, 2021

Q&A With Business Administrative Manager, Liliana Moreno

Liliana Moreno serves as the Business Administrative Manager for DBR and manages all administrative functions for the firm.

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