Category Archives: PROJECTS

Projects by GLHN Architects and Engineers Inc. in Tucson and Phoenix. Includes project posts and project photos; may include news on project status or completion.

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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Two GLHN Projects Receive RED Awards

Two GLHN projects received 2016 RED Awards: the Northern Arizona University Science & Health Building was awarded Best Education Project and the Pima County Public Service Center (Courts) was recognized as Best Public Project. GLHN is Architect and Engineer of Record for the NAU project, richard + bauer is Design Architect. GLHN is Engineer of […]

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TEP Recognizes GLHN with BrightEE Award

GLHN was recognized by Tucson Electric Power (TEP) on March 3, 2016 as one of twelve recipients of the 2016 BrightEE Award. GLHN won the BrightEE in the Commercial Contractor category for incorporating TEP’s cost-effective energy efficiency (EE) programs into its designs. The firm helped customers save more than 2 million kilowatt hours (kWh) in […]

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GLHN Staff Tour Nearly Completed ENR2: See the Gallery!

GLHN architects guided firm staff on a tour of the nearly completed University of Arizona Environment and Natural Resources 2 (ENR2) project on June 24, 2015.  The new 128,000 SF structure will complete construction this summer.  The design borrows from the iconic imagery of the desert and the evocative sequence of the desert slot canyon.  […]

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Expertise in Energy Engineering Goes International

GLHN has been selected by Tecnológico de Monterrey to participate in an on-going project to reduce energy consumption on its 31 campuses across Mexico.  GLHN will collaborate with campus master planners and other professional services firms to provide oversight of an on-going utility development plan and a perform a condition assessment of its current utility […]

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GLHN Completes Phase 1 of Tucson Convention Center Renovations, Begins Phase 2

GLHN recently completed the Tucson Convention Center Main Arena Upgrades project in collaboration with other local A/E/C consultants.  The $4.5 million project, funded by Rio Nuevo, modernized the facility and transformed the entry breezeway into a focal point and gathering space before entering the main arena for performances.  Upgrades included changes in surface colors, replacement of seats in the […]

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SHEPLEY BULFINCH AND GLHN AWARDED MAJOR BANNER HEALTH PROJECT IN TUCSON

TUCSON, AZ (March 12, 2015)— Banner Health has awarded the contract for the design of the new Banner – University Medical Center hospital in Tucson to Shepley Bulfinch architects of Phoenix, in association with GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. of Tucson. The 11-story tower is scheduled for completion in 2019 (rendered image by Shepley Bulfinch). […]

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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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UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA SELECTS GLHN TEAM FOR MCCLELLAND HALL PROJECT

TUCSON, AZ (September 12, 2014) — The University of Arizona has selected the team of GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc. and Gould Evans to design a $3 million addition to McClelland Hall for the Eller College Professional Development Center.  The selected team also includes Holben Martin & White, structural engineers of the original building, completed […]

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Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building Progress!

Roughly one year later and the construction of the Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building is making excellent progress. Thanks to Miguel Camacho, Project Architect and others for providing us these photographs. The $53 million, 122,000 SF Science and Health Building will be a premier science teaching facility with an open and flexible research platform, […]

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ENR2 Time Lapse Videos

As the Environment and Natural Resources 2 (ENR2) construction continues, we have new time-lapse videos provided to us by Jeff Kennedy, who works in the DeConcini ENRB Building. There are videos of Site Prep, Caissons and First Floor Forming and Pours, Second Floor/Transfer Beams, Second Floor Forming and Pours, and Third Floor Forming and Pours. […]

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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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Science and Health Building Breaks Ground at Northern Arizona University

NAU broke ground last week on the new $53 million, 122,000 SF Science and Health Building. The project will be a premier science teaching facility with an open and flexible research platform, including both research and teaching laboratories for chemistry, biology, and health sciences. It was designed using Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology and uses […]

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NMSU Satellite Chilled Water Plant Completes Construction

The $24 million Campus Chilled Water Improvements project at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces nears closing with the final walkthrough of the new Satellite Chilled Water Plant. The new facility was designed to further the university’s commitment to neutralize its global warming emissions. Brian Hagedon served as Project Architect, developing a design that […]

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Sun Tran BSMF Phase III Awarded LEED Silver Certification

The USGBC has awarded LEED Silver certification to the City of Tucson Sun Tran Bus Storage, Maintenance, and Fueling Facility Phase III project. Phase III, completed in 2012, included over 70,000 SF of new construction for the Administration Building and completion of the Maintenance, Fueling, Wash, and Central Plant facilities. The completed facility can accommodate […]

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GLHN Staff Tours New Streetcar Facility

Architect Maria Ruedinger gave her GLHN coworkers a preview of the new $18 million City of Tucson Streetcar Maintenance and Storage Facility on Friday, March 29, 2013. The project is receiving a lot of local publicity and the firm is excited to be involved in one of the City’s most significant downtown projects. Construction will […]

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UA Transformers Installed

Two new 30MVA power transformers were installed March 28, 2013 to distribute new 13.8kV high capacity underground services to the University of Arizona biotech campus, the UMC/AHSC campus, the AHSC chiller/boiler plant, and the CRB chiller plant.  The installation is part of the AHSC Transformer Yard (substation) Expansion project; GLHN was awarded the project in […]

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WHPacific/GLHN Team Awarded University of New Mexico Utility Master Plan

The University of New Mexico has selected WHPacific of Albuquerque, in association with GLHN, to provide professional engineering services for a campus utility master planning project.  The Utility Master Plan will consider all utility systems on campus to determine existing capacities and current deficiencies, and to project future consumption and  necessary improvements.  GLHN will be […]

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Atturbury Wash Greenway Dedicated

GLHN engineers were on hand Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Atturbury Wash Greenway Phase I Dedicatioin Ceremony. Pima County Bonds from 2004 funded the $1.2 million project. Construction began May 14, 2012, and Phase 1 completes the initial segment. The design for this project includes a 12-foot-wide paved multi-use path as well as a […]

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