‘Architects’ Engineer’ Joins DeSimone Consulting Engineering Dallas as Principal/Director

by | Feb 9, 2024

Industry leader Thomas W. Taylor, PE, has joined DeSimone Consulting Engineering as principal and director, helping to lead its structural engineering practice in Dallas.

DeSimone is a leading engineering and construction services consulting firm based in New York City. Taylor brings decades of structural engineering experience to DeSimone.

Taylor comes to DeSimone from Datum Engineers, a company he incorporated from Frank Chappell & Associates, which he built into one of the most respected firms in Texas....

Merriman Anderson Architects Names Director of Hospitality, Historic/Adaptive Reuse
by | Feb 15, 2023

Jennifer Picquet-Reyes has been named director of hospitality, historic/adaptive reuse by Dallas-based Merriman Anderson Architects.

“Jennifer has a unique passion for architecture and creating new spaces,” MAA President Milton Anderson said in a statement....

Glowing Example: Pioneer Tower Restoration in Fort Worth Earns Preservation Award
by | Dec 5, 2022
After going dark for decades, Pioneer Tower glowed once again following the 2019 completion of a $4.7 million city of Fort Worth refurbishment project. In a 21st century twist, the tower got programmable LED lighting to mark holidays and special events. Now the restoration has earned Historic Fort Worth’s 2022 Preservation Project Award.
Perkins and Will’s Justin Parscale: ‘Take Risks, Explore What Ifs, and Deliver’
by | Oct 12, 2020
The architect thinks a great life is having a job where you can have "crazy, stupid fun" along with a mission to "do something badass" to help others. That's why working on catalyst projects, like Red Bird Mall, and passing along a “can do” message to young people are part of his plan.
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Construction Kicks Off on High-Tech West End Square in Downtown Dallas

by | Jan 9, 2020
The new park is designed to incorporate evolving technologies in the West End, and is the second of four new parks planned for the city's urban center.
Historic Preservation: How Bringing New Life to Old Buildings Reaps Rewards
by | Jul 12, 2019
Redevelopment of aging buildings is a risk-reward case study, but for North Texas' visionary developers who take it on, the rewards of bringing new life to old structures can benefit everyone.
HKS and the LINE team designed the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis to reflect the culture, climate and context of its city — drawing inspiration from ice formations on nearby St. Anthony’s Falls and Scandinavian design such as Viking longboats. [Image: HKS]
Building With Data: How HKS’ LINE Innovation Team Drives Change Using Algorithms, Creativity, Nature
by | Oct 30, 2018
Dallas-based HKS' LINE — short for "Laboratory for INtense Exploration" — is a collection of researchers, designers, and architects who solve design puzzles and test theories that lead to real world solutions.
DI People: Masergy Taps Parker as New CEO, Sabre Names New Exec, Tech Wildcatters Adds 2
by | Sep 14, 2018
In this roundup of DFW personnel, activity you'll also find details about personnel moves at JPS Foundation, SmithGroup, Runner Agency, and the Wetrich Group.