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Posted by: ZS on April 30, 2021

ZS Awarded Milwaukee General Mitchell International Airport Project Milwaukee County Department of Administrative Services awarded ZS a contract to perform structural engineering services to rehabilitate the stair towers of the parking structure at General Mitchell International Airport (GMIA) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The scope includes structural assessment, preparation of repair construction bid documents, and construction oversight for the structural repairs and rehabilitation. The GMIA parking structure was completed in three phases with the original structure being constructed in 1977, followed by a west addition in 1989 and a north addition in 2002. Stair towers’ repair construction is anticipated to start Spring 2022. Dr…

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News from ZS
Posted by: ZS on March 25, 2021

ZS Continues Building Enclosure Restoration at the University of Chicago’s Oriental Institute Museum The Oriental Institute is the University of Chicago’s interdisciplinary research organization for ancient Near Eastern studies, and archeology museum, designed by the late Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, and opened to the public in 1931. After over eighty years of stress on the building enclosure,  the University of Chicago selected ZS to design and oversee multi-phase construction for a complete exterior façade rehabilitation.  Repair work started in the summer of 2017 and was performed while the building was occupied and functional. ZS returned to the Oriental Institute in the summers of 2018..

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News from ZS
Posted by: ZS on March 15, 2021

ZS Joins the New Milwaukee Public Museum Project Team Current Milwaukee Public Museum ZS is excited to share that we are a member of the design team selected to design the future home of the Milwaukee Public Museum and Betty Brinn Children’s Museum.    The project design team is lead by Kahler Slater and Ennead Architects LLP.  ZS will be contributing to this world-class team in the areas of Building Enclosure Design & Building Fall Protection Engineering.   Crescent Heights selects ZS for NEMA Miami Fall Protection Consulting NEMA Miami Rendering, Crescent Heights Planning is underway for NEMA Miami, a new condo development by..

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Happy Holidays from ZS
Posted by: ZS on December 14, 2020

During the holiday season, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our success possible. It is in this spirit that we say thank you and send best wishes for the holidays and New Year.

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ZS selected to replace Building Exterior Maintenance Unit at the Tallest building in Wisconsin
Posted by: ZS on December 4, 2020

At just over 600 feet tall, the US Bank Center requires special consideration when it comes to exterior access for window washing and exterior maintenance (e.g. window glazing replacement, window washing, sealant replacement). Unlike new construction, the new Building Maintenance Unit (BMU) exterior access system design must take into consideration the existing building structural and enclosure systems to reduce the overall project cost.  This is where ZS adds value to the project through structural and enclosure analysis of the existing building and in our ability to assemble a team of international experts to arrive at the best solution. The new BMU will be..

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ZS and Milwaukee County substantially completes Milwaukee Public Museum Roof Replacement Project
Posted by: ZS on October 19, 2020

Daniel M. Soref National Geographic Dome Theater & Planetarium after Replacement (2020) ZS was selected by Milwaukee County to provide professional consulting services for the roof replacement project at the Milwaukee Public Museum Dome Theater & Planetarium and connecting atriums. The Milwaukee Public Museum, located at 800 West Wells Street was built in the early 1960s, while the Daniel M. Soref National Geographic Dome Theater & Planetarium was constructed in 1995 as an addition to MPM. ZS was retained to provide roof condition assessment, roof replacement design & cost estimates, and fall protection consulting & design. ZS provided final design & construction documents to replace the flat..

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