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The New Hampshire Army National Guard Regional Training Institute in Pembroke may be new, but the plans were in the works for a long time before the facility was started.  The two buildings total almost 100k sq feet of barracks and training space for troops, much needed since the 2001 ramp up of the military.…

Saddle skylight at Heritage Elementary

Heritage Elementary is a new school in Tahlequah OK serving 500 students from pre-kindergarten to 4th grade.  The school was designed to honor the native American's history.  A dynamic glass entry element honors Tahlequah’s Cherokee Indian history with an abstract Cherokee sacred fire, a symbol of the culture’s unity and strength. Along the curved spine of…

Skylight courtyard cover

Before it became the health giant it is today, Sanford Health was merely the Sioux Falls Hospital.  In 1894, the hospital became the main provider of health in the Dakotas.   St. Lukes Hospital was founded in 1908 in Fargo.  These two hospitals grew in the region over the next 80 years and became the…

Nuclear energy is still very new in terms of how energy is produced and used.  The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has only been around since 1975.   Prior to the NRC, protecting the public's health and safety related to nuclear energy was the responsibility of the Atomic Energy Commission.  The NRC oversees the energy producing reactors…

skylights with verticals

Stickney Water Reclamation Plant (SWRP) is the largest wastewater treatment facility in the world. Serving over 2.3 million people in a 260 square mile area including the central part of Chicago and 46 suburban communities the WRP is home to nearly 400 employees, who oversee the treatment of enough water to fill  two Olympic size…