Category Archives: FIRM CULTURE

Firm Culture at GLHN Architects and Engineers Inc. in Tucson and Phoenix. Includes GLHN events, activities, and community involvement.

GLHN’s 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast

GLHN Kicked-Off of its annual United Way campaign with the 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast. Proceeds from this event along with the funds raised during our campaign efforts will go to the United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona. A Huge Thank You to the GLHN ESOP Board of Trustees for Making Breakfast!

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Team GLHN Rocks!

This past Saturday, October 25th GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. participated in the United Way Days of Caring which is Southern Arizona’s single largest volunteer event.  This year we partnered with the Marana Community Food Bank to help them beautify their property and organize their storage unit.  We did everything from pull weeds, trim trees […]

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NEW VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS TECHNOLOGICAL CAPABILITIES

A new video created by GLHN staff members showcases the firm’s capabilities in Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology.  The video highlights BIM use for the design of the Tucson Streetcar Vehicle Maintenance and Storage Facility, completed in 2013.  Mechanical Designer Nate Fullerton, Architectural Designer Dustin Diaz, and Operations Administrative Assistant Matthew Lomeli shot the footage […]

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Elementary School’s Multipurpose Room Gets a Make Over

A team of over a dozen GLHNers and their family members volunteered to paint Robison Magnet Elementary School’s Multipurpose Room on Saturday, August 16, 2014.  School Principal, Julie Laird, was amazed and thrilled by the turn out.  GLHN employees helped organize the painting efforts and procured the workforce and materials.  Since “adopting” the school, firm […]

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Green Globes Professional (GGP) Certification

Three GLHN employees are now GGP Certified. There are only 14 people in the entire state of Arizona who possess this certification. We’d like to say “Way to Go!” to the following: Jon M. Ziegler II, PE, CxT, BESA, LEED AP, GGP Joyce J. Kelly, CBCP, LEED BD+C, GGP Jerry Rasmussen, GGP

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Thank You From Craycroft 4th Graders

Along with GLHN’s participation in the Reading Seed program, we’ve also been lucky enough to be able to donate to the Craycroft Elementary School here in Tucson, for their purchase of new books for their students. A note from Craycroft Elementary teacher Mrs. Mandy Mohr: I am so fortunate and lucky to know such good […]

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UA College of Architecture Student is Recipient of GLHN Scholarship

The University of Arizona College of Architecture + Planning + Landscape Architecture has awarded this year’s GLHN scholarship to 3rd year architecture student Yanet Vega. Yanet is an honors student and single mom who lives in Rio Rico, Arizona. She is also a volunteer at her local church and at the Department of Economic Security. […]

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The Blues Make Us Happy

The GLHN banner once again flew above the stage of the Southern Arizona Blues and Heritage Festival on Sunday October 20 at Rillito Race Track Park in Tucson. The goal of the festival is to showcase an active blues and heritage scene in Southern Arizona through live performances and education. The blues genre has been […]

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View Our 50th Anniversary Video!

GLHN was honored to be a finalist this year for the Copper Cactus Nextrio Innovation Through Technology Award. Although we weren’t the selected recipient this time, we were happy to participate and would like to share the video that Will Hunter from Film Creations did for us. The video clip is narrated by GLHN Director […]

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A friend and colleague we are going to miss very much

It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of our colleague Scott Eisenfeld. Scott was a great co-worker, loyal friend, a caring father and loving husband. Scott’s contribution to GLHN, over the last five years, was indeed impressionable and influential. He was passionate in all aspects of work. Scott truly believed that his […]

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Cloriza Lomeli and GLHN Recognized by APPA at National Conference

GLHN Associate Director of Business Development, Cloriza Lomeli, received the President’s Unsung Hero Award at the 2013 APPA National Conference held in Minneapolis. The award recognizes Ms. Lomeli for her “loyal dedication and commitment to APPA and the educational facilities profession”. Mary Vosevich, the current APPA President and Director of the Physical Plant Department at […]

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GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. Selects New Chief Operations Officer

GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. announces the appointment of Robert M. Lamb as Chief Operations Officer. Lamb, who was selected for the position after an extensive nationwide search, will guide development of the employee-owned firm as it expands geographically later this year to open an office in Flagstaff and as it transitions to the next […]

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Cienega High School Student Shadows GLHN Staff

Lacey Wells, an entering senior at Cienega High School (Vail School District in Tucson), is completing three weeks of professional mentoring/shadowing at GLHN for her Senior Exit Project. Lacey would like to pursue a career in interior design and is currently considering her higher educational options. She was mentored by Bob Lara, AIA, GLHN’s Architecture […]

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GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. Selects Robert Alcalá, PE

NEW ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT MANAGER BRINGS DECADES OF LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE AND ELECTRICAL DESIGN EXPERTISE TO HIS NEW POST – TUCSON, AZ (June 14, 2013). GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. announced that Robert Alcalá has joined the firm as Electrical Engineering Department Manager. Alcalá will lead an electrical staff of 18 in collaboration with Principal in […]

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GLHN University Intern Designs Heat Harvesting System

We congratulate mechanical engineering intern, Brian Wang, on the successful completion of his Senior Capstone Engineering Project. Brian completed his senior year at the University of Arizona with a presentation on April 30, 2013. His project was sponsored by Boeing and its objective was to design, build, and demonstrate a waste heat harvesting system using […]

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GLHN High School Intern Gives Senior Presentation

GLHN mechanical engineering intern, Nathan Blank, student at BASIS Charter School gave his senior presentation on May 9, 2013 on the effects of automation and robotics on the operation of utility plants. Nathan used his internship work at GLHN to assist with his research of central plant facilities, including an investigation of the University of […]

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ROBERT LARA, AIA, JOINS GLHN AS ARCHITECTURE DEPARTMENT MANAGER

LARA JOINS A NEW GENERATION OF LEADERSHIP TO PROMOTE THE FIRM’S ROLE AS A TOTAL DESIGN ENTITY TUCSON, AZ (May 2, 2013). GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. welcomes veteran architect and Tucson community leader, Robert Lara, as the firm’s new Architecture Department Manager. Lara will share leadership of the firm’s growing Architecture section with Brian […]

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