Insights

Dive into insights from our talented team of designers and engineers, as they cover topics that matter most to our clients and industry.
November 30, 2022

The McKinley at Memorial City – Apartments & Retail

DBR Engineering worked with Ziegler Cooper Architects on a 25-story, 886,563-square-foot multifamily and retail development in Memorial City, on Houston’s West Side.

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October 25, 2022

Elevator Design Coordination and Best Practices

Elevators are a single building component that involves just about every design discipline and construction trade. Coordination of all elements during design requires a deliberate effort by the design team.

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October 6, 2022

Brazoswood CTE Center Delivers Students to Success

DBR Engineering worked with VLK Architects on the newly constructed Brazoswood High School Career & Technical Education (CTE) Center in Clute, Texas for Brazosport ISD. The 91,000-square-foot facility serves 2,800 students with a variety of career programs.

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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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June 14, 2022

Project Spotlight: Harris County ESD 13 – Cypress Creek Fire Station 25

DBR Engineering worked with Joiner Architects to design the new Cypress Creek Fire Station 25 for Harris County Emergency Service District 13 in Houston, Texas. Located at Fallbrook Drive and Gessner Road in Harris County, the 9,500 square foot Fire Station began serving the community in January 2022.

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April 12, 2022

Project Spotlight: Zadok Jewelers Mixed-Use Development

DBR Engineering worked with Michael Hsu Office of Architecture on a five-story mixed-use development in Houston’s Uptown area, near the Galleria. The 112,000 square foot building is now home to Zadok Jewelers’ new showroom, where they moved into a 26,000 square foot space.

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March 8, 2022

Project Spotlight: Dripping Springs High School

DBR Engineering worked with Corgan Associates to provide mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering services for a new STEM and CTE addition at Dripping Springs High School. We also provided technology consulting and building systems commissioning services.

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February 1, 2022

Project Spotlight: The Lane at Waterway Apartments

DBR Engineering worked alongside Shepley Bulfinch and Hoar Construction to provide mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering design services for a new luxury apartment community in The Woodlands, Texas.

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January 12, 2022

Project Spotlight: Montrose Collective

Montrose Collective is new Mixed-Use development located just west of downtown Houston in the eccentric Montrose District. Michael Hsu Office of Architecture led the design team with DBR playing the role of MEP engineer for this project, which was developed by Radom Capital.

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