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.

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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Pima County Joint Courts Tops Out

GLHN engineers and designers were on site January 7, 2013 for the topping out ceremony of the Pima County Joint Courts Complex, celebrating the completion of the structural framework. The project has created hundreds of jobs while taking advantage of a competitive construction market. When completed, the 200,000 SF, nine-story building will meet critical courts […]

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GLHN Team Returns from Pago Pago

Some guys have all the luck when it comes to project assignments! A GLHN team of architects and engineers recently returned from the South Pacific where they continued the firm’s work on renovation of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Tropical Medical Center in Pago Pago, American Samoa. The firm was selected for the project in 2010 […]

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GLHN Facilitates Workshop for VA in Washington, D.C.

GLHN management staff facilitated a workshop on November 13, 2012 for the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Construction and Facilities Management Consulting Support Services (CSS) group in Washington, D.C. Department of Veterans Affairs is charged with managing one of the most extensive capital asset portfolios in the country. With a portfolio consisting of everything […]

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NMSU Satellite Chilled Water Plant Featured in Las Cruces Sun

The new Satellite Chilled Water Plant project at New Mexico State University was featured in the September 16 issue of the Las Cruces Sun. GLHN is Architect and Engineer of Record for the project. The installation of a Thermal Energy Storage (TES) system using 72 large ice tanks that produce ice at off peak billing […]

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