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A VISION OF TUCSON WATER IN 2050

What will the future of downtown water usage in Tucson 2050 look like? Ten students from the University of Arizona Bachelor of Architecture 4th year studio program, sponsored by GLHN Architects & Engineers, were asked that exact question. The exhibit of their work and findings was recently displayed during one of downtown Tucson’s famous second Saturday events. The work featured many interdisciplinary aspects between engineering and architectural design, creating spaces…

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Society of Women Engineers

Tiffany Gorrell, Aimee Molleken and Cloriza Lomeli attended the April SWE – Society of Women Engineers, Tucson program and it was an amazing evening to say the least. The program was hosted by Caterpillar Inc. and the attendees got the first tour of their brand new facility. Guests were greeted by the evening’s host and SWE members. The lobby is equipped with the latest in technology including a touch screen…

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GLHN Wins Higher Education/Research Award of Merit

GLHN Architects & Engineers Inc. was presented an Award of Merit for the $52M, five-story University of Arizona Environment and Natural Resources Phase 2 (ENR2) building in Tucson. 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,…

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Higher Education/Research Best Project Award

GLHN Architects & Engineers Inc. is proud to be recognized for the Best Project Award for the Northern Arizona University Science and Health Building by ENR (ENR reports on the top design firms, both architects and engineers, and the top construction companies as well as projects in the United States and around the world.) The $55-million Science and Health Building facility on the Northern Arizona University’s campus in Flagstaff features laboratories,…

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Long Range Infrastructure Planning

Jon Ziegler, PE, GLHN Senior Mechanical Engineer/Analyst presented at the APPA National Conference in Washington, D.C. earlier this year on the process of long range planning for institutional infrastructure.  This included the benefit of utility planning and a review of the tools available through APPA and APPA University. Important reasons to develop a Utility Development Plan (UDP) include: Cataloging capacity of existing utility system Identifying deficiencies by system Gathering/preparing utility…

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GLHN President Publishes Article on Energy-Water Nexus

Henry Johnstone, PE, President of GLHN Architects &Engineers, Inc. is raising awareness of the future of fresh water not only domestically, but globally.  Published in District Energy magazine, distributed by the International District Energy Association, Henry’s article explains how district energy will play a large role in the reduction of urban water consumption. “As regional fresh water becomes scarce, the balance of trade offs between cooling energy and water consumption becomes…

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