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Science and Health Building Awarded LEED Gold

Completed in 2015, the Science and Health Building provides modern research space and science teaching facilities in a highly sustainable facility.  GLHN’s Joyce Kelly, LEED BD+C, led the certification process for the project team.  One fifth of SHB’s LEED Gold certification was based on water efficiency – a recognized high priority in Flagstaff and Northern […]

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Summer Interns Working through the Fall

Every year GLHN enlists the help of summer interns, many of which are University of Arizona students.  Our interns work on every aspect of architecture and engineering from preparing basic calculations for studies; assisting in the preparation of construction documents, details, schedules, or reports; and using the latest 3d scanning technology out in the field.  […]

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University of Arizona Selects GLHN Team for Pharmacy Addition

The University of Arizona has selected the team of GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. and Shepley Bulfinch to design the $20M addition and renovation to the College of Pharmacy Skaggs Building.  The project will provide the College with both new and renovated state-of-the-art research facilities to ensure its growth and capacity to adapt to the […]

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The University of Arizona Awarded Best Project

The University of Arizona Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building received the ENRSouthwest Best Project Award in the Higher Education/Research category.  Completed in January 2017, the 245,000 SF building includes research space, wet and dry laboratories, and related core facilities.  The 10-story building supports ongoing University research in cancer biology, neuroscience, traumatic brain injury, bioengineering, and public […]

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APPA Strategic Business Partner Award

GLHN was recognized with the special designation of Strategic Business Partner based on the level of participation in the association’s projects and programs.  GLHN is a longtime supporter of the Rocky Mountain Region APPA.  The award was presented at the annual conference in San Francisco on July 21-23, 2017.  APPA is a professional organization representing […]

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Build Business Conference 2017

GLHN Marketing Coordinator, Tiffany Gorrell, recently attended the SMPS Build Business Conference in Indianapolis.  Build Business is the premier business development, marketing and management conference for the A/E/C industry.  In addition to presentations, the conference featured Digital Skills Labs, Mind Exchange Roundtables, and short-form Max Sessions designed to inspire.  “The great thing about Build Business […]

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GLHN Memorial Scholarship Winners Announced!

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 GLHN Scholarship in Memory of Scott Eisenfeld. Each year GLHN awards three scholarships to family members of our employees who demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to our community. And the winners are: Bernadette Lamb, sponsored by Chief Operating Officer, Rob Lamb. Bernadette is attending […]

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Cloriza Lomeli trains on Effective Communication

Let’s Talk!  Cloriza Lomeli, Associate Director of Business Development at GLHN, gave two presentations to staff on strategies for effective communication.  She tailored an informative interactive, 55 minute, presentation focused on the responsibilities of communication and the importance your message is clear and understood.  GLHN believes in professional development and encourages and provides these opportunities.  […]

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2017 AESS Conference at The University of Arizona

Tiffany Gorrell represented GLHN at the AESS (Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences) Conference in Tucson, AZ. She manned a table in the Exhibitors area and spoke to attendees about the ENR2 building. The booth featured a banner designed by Cloriza Lomeli and a video showing the progress of the building from concept through construction. […]

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Staff Attends 27th Annual Camporee

Camporee: A Scout term for camping and common activities. A GLHN term for company fun in the pines! Camporee is held each summer at Whitetail Camp on Mt. Lemmon. In an annual pilgrimage to get out of the heat, GLHN’ers load up their cars, trucks, and vans and head to milepost 20.5 on the Mt. […]

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Tooker House Engineering Residence Hall

Arizona State University Tempe, Arizona This fall ASU unveiled a new $120M residence hall for engineering students featuring on-site digital classrooms and makerspaces with 3D printers, laser cutters and other design tools. GLHN partnered with American Campus Communities to provide fast-track Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing design services for the 7-story, 458,000 SF Tooker House which […]

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Science and Health Building

Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, Arizona NAU’s new Science and Health Building provides modern science teaching facilities and state-of-the-art, flexible research laboratory space. The GLHN|richärd+bauer joint venture team designed a building that mimics the forms of a geode. On the exterior, metal panels of different shapes and sizes are cut at an angle, resembling the layers […]

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Environment and Natural Resources 2 (ENR2)

University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona The ENR2 Building borrows from the iconic imagery of the southwest: striking landforms of canyon and mesa, dramatic play of light and shadow, the painted sky of sunsets and desert monsoons, and highly adapted flora and fauna. Organized around a central courtyard, the building is entered through a “slot canyon,” […]

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Bill Nelson to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

President Emeritus of GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc., Bill Nelson will be presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Boy Scouts of America at the 18th Annual Construction Industry’s Good Scout Awards Luncheon on April 27, 2017.  In association with the award, BizTucson has published an article highlighting some of Bill’s many accomplishments and […]

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GLHN’s Giant Teeter Totter Returns to Tucson Festival of Books

March 11-12, 2017 As part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to educating future engineers, GLHN once again brought their giant teeter totter to Science City at the Tucson Festival of Books.  Known as Mechanical Advantage, this educational program presents the basic fundamentals of engineering in a fun and engaging manner.  The teeter totter provides kids […]

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American Samoa

Based in the desert southwest, GLHN has delivered successful architectural and engineering solutions to healthcare clients from coast-to-coast and in locations as geographically and environmentally diverse as American Samoa, Hawaii, and Alaska. American Samoa is about half way between Hawaii and New Zealand, in the heart of Polynesia, right on the edge of the International […]

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ENR2 Goes Platinum, Receives Highest LEED Certification

The Environment and Natural Resources 2 (ENR2) building at the University of Arizona has achieved LEED platinum certification, the highest possible certification and one of the most distinguished sustainability designations in the country. Building planning began in 2003 with richärd+bauer architecture serving as the design architect, GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. serving as Architect and […]

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WEBINAR: JOHNSTONE PRESENTS COMBINED HEAT AND POWER CASE STUDY

GLHN President, Henry Johnstone will participate in a joint U.S. DOE Southwest Combined Heat and Power Technical Assistance Partnership (SW CHP TAP) and International District Energy Association webinar that will present the significant energy efficiency and power resilience opportunities that come with Combined Heat and Power (CHP) applications at colleges and universities. Download the flyer […]

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