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ZS Sponsored and Presented at the Forensics Engineering 7th Congress held in Miami, November 15-18, 2015
Posted by: ZS on December 2, 2015

ZS was a key sponsor of the Forensics Engineering 7th Congress that was held in Miami, November 15-18, 2015. The conference is organized by the Forensic Engineering Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers. In addition to sponsorship, Ryan Larson, S.E., P.E., a Senior Structural Engineer at ZS, presented at the conference on the topic of “Laser Scanning and Building Information Modeling”. The presentation subject focused on how laser scanning presents an efficient solution for rapidly capturing as-built data for the development of Building Information Models for existing facilities. For copies of the presentation, please contact Ryan Larson at..

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ZS Awarded Facade Condition Assessment for 28 Historic/Gothic Buildings at the University of Chicago
Posted by: ZS on November 30, 2015

In June 2015, ZS was retained by the University of Chicago to perform a comprehensive facade condition assessment for 28 historic/gothic buildings located at the Main Quadrangle of the University’s iconic campus. The University of Chicago’s Main Quadrangle gothic buildings were built between 1895 and 1931 and were modeled after the English Gothic style of architecture used at Oxford, complete with towers, spires, cloisters, and gargoyles. The buildings were designed by renowned Chicago architects including Cobb, Coolidge, Rutan, and Holabird & Root. To date, ZS completed the assessment of 15 buildings with the remaining buildings scheduled for completion by summer..

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Staff Announcement: Ellison Laughton Earns Architect Registration
Posted by: ZS on March 11, 2014

ZS is pleased to announce that employee Ellison Laughton received her registration as a licensed architect in December 2013, and her membership in the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has been advanced to architect status. She is currently serving as the project manager for two ongoing and two upcoming University of Chicago campus rehabilitation projects. Ms. Laughton is an active part of the Building Information Modeling (BIM) team at ZS. She has been involved with BIM project technologies since 2007, and her focus at ZS is on historic building and existing facility modeling, as well as production rendering for projects..

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University of Chicago Integrates ZS Building Information Model of the Historic Quadrangle Club into their Campus-Wide Facility Management Computerized Systems
Posted by: ZS on March 10, 2014

As part of the 2012 Quadrangle Club Roof Replacement and Exterior Walls Restoration project at the University of Chicago, ZS was retained to provide detailed Building Information Modeling (BIM). The BIM model will be used by the Facility Services department to assist with future renovations and the continued operations and maintenance of the facility. Originally designed by Howard Van Doren Shaw in 1922, this building serves as a membership club for University Faculty, staff, and community members and is located in the historic district of the University of Chicago. The Quadrangle Club offers fine dining and catering services, maintains guest..

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Dr. Salameh has been appointed to serve on the Executive Committee of the Technical Council of Forensic Engineering
Posted by: ZS on April 5, 2013

Ziad Salameh, PhD, PE, Principal-In-Charge, has been appointed to serve on the Executive Committee of the Technical Council of Forensic Engineering (TCFE) – American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

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Dr. Salameh volunteers to serve as the Public Relations Committee Chairman for the Wisconsin Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Posted by: ZS on March 14, 2013

Ziad Salameh, PhD, PE, Principal-In-Charge, volunteered to serve as the Public Relations Committee Chairman for the Wisconsin Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

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