Our office Christmas trees are up and decorated and we are all feeling the Christmas spirit. As we get closer to the holidays, we pray that everyone has a wonderful holiday season filled with all the magic the season can bring.
On November 14, 2019, the Georgia Workforce Development Alliance held its annual Skills Challenge. High School students from these schools competed in multiple skilled trade categories such as, carpentry, plumbing, welding, masonry, and electrical. The goal of the event is to expose soon-to-be adults to the skilled trade workforce and hopefully spark enough interest […]
We broke ground today on Augusta Fire Station #20, which will be serving the growing Hephzibah community and assisting at Fort Gordon. Soon, you’ll be able to drive by and see the building progress. In Summer 2020, the building will be complete!
Over 85 people attended, as the Savannah Design Collaborative hosted “A Revolution” event for the Savannah Young Architects Forum (YAF) / Ardd + Winter / Focal Point. A big thanks to Elizabeth Spikes and everyone who worked to pull it together. The Savannah Design Collaborative is an open-plan workspace along Bay Street currently housing […]
Insulated Concrete Forms (ICF) are fairly new to the construction industry in our area. These styrofoam forms come in blocks and are being used in the construction of the new Georgia Welcome Center in Chatham County. They are uniquely designed and have both challenges and advantages. So how do they work? The two styroform sides […]
There’s no doubt about it – drones are changing the way we do business. As technology develops, drone use on construction sites is becoming increasingly popular, and rightfully so. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly known as drones, are a cost-effective way for owner, contractor, architect and engineer to monitor job progress in real-time. Drone videos […]
On November 19, students from 11 different high school technical programs statewide participated in the East Georgia Workforce Development Alliance Skills Challenge in construction-related competition ranging from electrical work to masonry. The event was hosted and organized by R. W. Allen, LLC, AGC Georgia and GoldMech Services. Read more here: Event at Augusta fairground tests […]
Creating an Outdoor Classroom Debbie Brown knew she wanted to revitalize a cluttered outdoor storage area for her puppetry and visual arts students at Davidson Fine Arts School, but she had no idea how she was going to do it. An encounter with Congressman Rick Allen led to a phone call from Scott Clark, President […]
By: Tommy Goodyear, Senior Project Manager As contractors, we are constantly asked about the benefits of a Construction Management (CM) at-Risk project delivery method versus a traditional hard bid process. There is a wealth of information regarding this topic online. Experts outline the cost-saving advantages of collaboration between architect, owner and contractor from the project’s […]
St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church from the Eye of the Contractor By: John Martin, Vice President of Operations and Senior Project Manager Traditional Roman Catholic Churches are designed to showcase the history of the Church, create unparalleled acoustics and display the beauty of ecclesiastical architecture, all while maximizing financial resources and keeping the focus […]