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 18, 2021

Project Spotlight: Houston ISD – Energy Institute High School

Located in Houston’s Third Ward, Energy Institute High School is the newest magnet school in Houston ISD and the first energy-focused magnet school in the Nation. The campus, established in the “Energy Capital of the World,” is helping the district pave the way for students who aspire to a career in the energy industry and ensure they are well versed in corporate culture.

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February 2, 2021

Texas Road Trip: McAllen

Today we are traveling to McAllen in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. This area at the southernmost tip of Texas along the border with Mexico is culturally diverse and rich with history. DBR has had an office here for 15 years and we continue to make a positive impact on the communities of “The Valley.”

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January 28, 2021

AIA Continuing Education Courses

DBR is pleased to assist AIA members to stay at the top of their field by offering both in-house Lunch & Learns as well as virtual Webinar courses for your convenience.

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January 26, 2021

DBR 2020 Promotions & Achievements

We at DBR would like to congratulate and thank these team members for their exceptional performance! Together they demonstrate their unwavering commitment to excellence and service to our clients.

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January 19, 2021

Project Spotlight: Will Smith Zoo School

The Will Smith Zoo School is the largest nature-based preschool in the country, where children ages 3-5 will spend more than half the day outdoors and visit the neighboring San Antonio Zoo daily. DBR worked with Lake Flato Architects and Guido Construction to renovate an existing building to create a flexible indoor and outdoor learning environment for up to 220 students.

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January 11, 2021

Q&A With Business Development Leader, Brittany Hendrickson

Brittany Hendrickson, LEED Green Associate serves as the Business Development Leader for DBR and joined the firm in 2016.

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December 17, 2020

Project Spotlight: Conroe ISD – Flex 20 Elementary School

DBR is pleased to be working with IBI Group on the design for the Flex 20 Elementary School for Conroe ISD, a two-story, 125,000 SF facility designed to ultimately house 1,000 students. The organization, classroom layout, materials, systems, and program spaces of the Conroe ISD “flex school” prototype were reviewed and revised to meet the latest curriculum and technology standards.

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December 16, 2020

Designing for Health: Community – The WELL v2 Standard

The environments we construct are not only places in which we spend our time, but they also act as a hub for our local communities. When you see development taking place, whether it be new construction or a renovation project, it signifies a growing and changing community.

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December 9, 2020

Q&A With Senior Project Manager, Brent Moe

Brent Moe, PE serves as a Senior Project Manager at DBR, with expertise in the K-12 education, government, and liturgical markets.

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November 30, 2020

Project Spotlight: The Arts Residences at the Thompson Riverwalk Hotel

Working alongside Powers Brown Architecture, Jordan Foster Construction, and DC Partners developers, DBR has been providing MEP Engineering services for the design and construction of the new Thompson Riverwalk Hotel and Condos. The building is located on the Riverwalk in the middle of San Antonio’s performing arts district.

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