Insights

Dive into insights from our talented team of designers and engineers, as they cover topics that matter most to our clients and industry.
September 22, 2022

Q&A with Project Manager, Chase Collins

Chase Collins serves as a Project Manager at DBR and has a wide range of project experience including K-12 educational facilities, commercial office buildings, and a variety of civic and public buildings.

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September 14, 2022

Mass-Shootings and School Security Systems

School safety and security is a complex matter. The debate about gun control is ongoing, but it is not within our control as educational facility designers to control access to guns. However, there are steps to improving the safety and security of a school campus.

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August 23, 2022

Q&A with Construction Administrator, Joey Adorno

Joey Adorno serves DBR as a Construction Administrator in our Houston office and is responsible for conducting building surveys and facility condition assessments.

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August 11, 2022

Daikin, The Largest Tilt-Wall Construction in the World

DBR worked with Powers Brown Architecture and Harvey Builders to complete the Daikin Texas Technology Park (DTTP) in Waller County. With a footprint of 4.23 million square feet under a single roof, the DTTP is the largest tilt-wall structure in the world, the third largest factory in the United States, and the fifth largest in the world.

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July 26, 2022

DBR 2022 Promotions

Congratulations to these team members for their exceptional performance and growth within the firm.

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July 21, 2022

Q&A with Director of Sustainability, Saheed Imoru

Saheed Imoru joined DBR in March and serves as Director of Sustainability. He manages the firm’s sustainability and net zero initiatives and has over ten years of experience practicing sustainable design in the A/E/C industry.

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July 12, 2022

Project Spotlight: George R. Brown Convention Center

The George R. Brown Convention Center achieves its first-ever LEED Gold certification! DBR’s Sustainability Department partnered with Houston First Corporation for recertification of GRB in Houston, Texas. Due to the commendable performance of the facility staff, administration, and the upgrade in systems, the 2,000,000 square foot project was able to achieve a rating of LEED Gold for Existing Buildings.

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July 6, 2022

Data Driven Design Using Building Modeling Software

With building modeling software, we can now take a lot of the guesswork out of designing sustainable buildings and accurately predict the energy usage, daylighting effectiveness, envelope performance, etc.

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June 23, 2022

Celebrating Our Women in Engineering

International Women in Engineering Day celebrates its 9th year and encourages young women and girls to take up engineering careers.

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June 21, 2022

Q&A with Corporate Recruiter, Gabbie Susano

Gabbie Susano serves as DBR’s Corporate Recruiter. Gabbie’s primary focus is to find the best talent for our firm and invest in the next generation of leaders by building relationships.

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