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Evolving the Future at Stilwell Jr. High

Evolving the Future at Stilwell Jr. High

Gender-neutral restrooms, patient-focused health rooms, counseling services, secure entries, and more classrooms create a more student-focused school.

Building the Future of Career and Technical Education

Building the Future of Career and Technical Education

In response to an increased request from students to enroll in career and technical education (CTE) courses the West Des Moines Community School District reached out to Shive-Hattery for assistance with designing an additional at the Valley Southwoods Freshman High School.

Nathan's Miles Glow Trail

Nathan's Miles Glow Trail

The two-mile stretch of glow-in-the-dark trail is the longest of its kind in the United States.

Federal Funding Webinar: Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan

Federal Funding Webinar: Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan

Are you positioned to secure funds from the bipartisan infrastructure package?In this webinar,  we discuss insights that will help position you to secure incoming funds from the BIP.

Using UV & Visible Lighting to Disinfect & Manage the Coronavirus

Using UV & Visible Lighting to Disinfect & Manage the Coronavirus

As we return to work and school in the safest manner possible, disinfection lighting through UV and/or visible lighting is a method that reduces pathogens on surfaces and air spaces that we use and occupy.

Preparing Your Students, Staff and School for Tornado Season

Preparing Your Students, Staff and School for Tornado Season

Natural disasters are inevitable, however, the extent impact of the disaster can be mitigated lessened when a strategy is in place.

Is the Household Model the Solution for Senior Living?

Is the Household Model the Solution for Senior Living?

Senior living communities have been hit hard with the COVID-19 pandemic and it continues to be a major disruptor with the looming possibility of new regulations and changes in design guidelines that haven’t been seen in a generation.

Documenting Storm Damage

Documenting Storm Damage

Through the use of drone technology, our certified drone pilot(s) produce vibrant, dynamic HD aerial video and photos that are immense valuable when documenting storm damage.

Incorporating Shock Pads - A Best Practice for Synthetic Fields

Incorporating Shock Pads - A Best Practice for Synthetic Fields

As bands march and athletes run on their schools’ athletic fields year after year, the synthetic turf will unavoidably breakdown.

Future Infrastructure Funding Webinar: Video & Presentation

Future Infrastructure Funding Webinar: Video & Presentation

Watch our “Future Infrastructure Funding” webinar to get the latest on the CARES 2.0/HEROES Act and get an infrastructure outlook on the stimulus package, FAST Act reauthorization, appropriations and shovel ready.

Safely Returning To Schools & COVID-19

Safely Returning To Schools & COVID-19

This up-to-date K-12 resource includes design and mechanical considerations to help you develop your re-entry strategy while managing COVID-19.

Returning To The Workplace: The Post-COVID-19 Challenge

Returning To The Workplace: The Post-COVID-19 Challenge

Workplace constantly evolves, but never as dramatically as this. Now, more than ever, the adaptability of workplace is essential.

Iowa Lagoon System Upgrade Funding

Iowa Lagoon System Upgrade Funding

For Iowa communities with lagoons and tighter ammonia limits, there is technology available to upgrade and keep your lagoon without going to an activated sludge plant.

Well Certification: The Building Rating System on the Rise

Well Certification: The Building Rating System on the Rise

In today’s competitive market, recruiting and retaining talent is a top priority. Investing in that talent means companies are continually looking for ways to improve their quality of life.

Niche Services Periodic Table

Niche Services Periodic Table

As an architecture and engineering consulting firm, we provide a wide-range of services so you can pick and choose what works best for you and your project.

Iowa Water and Wastewater Improvement Grant and Loan Programs

Iowa Water and Wastewater Improvement Grant and Loan Programs

There are some funding programs currently available in Iowa including United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development, Iowa Economic Development Authority Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and the Iowa Finance Authority State Revolving Fund (SRF).

Get Your Fall Protection Plan Up to OSHA Requirements

Get Your Fall Protection Plan Up to OSHA Requirements

The ever-changing rules and regulations can make it difficult to determine if your fall prevention plan meets current industry standards or OSHA requirements.

The Metamorphosis of Food Service & Dining

The Metamorphosis of Food Service & Dining

The Senior Living industry continues to shift and grow; taking inspiration from industries including healthcare, hospitality and commercial. A consistent theme is the metamorphosis of food service and I expect it to remain a topic of interest.

Longevity Principles

Longevity Principles

Eighty percent of lifespan is determined by the way we live and not genetics.

More Ways to Save with Solar in Illinois

More Ways to Save with Solar in Illinois

Illinois solar incentives and funding mechanisms...