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ZS Celebrates the Opening of Northwestern Mutual’s Tower and Commons
Posted by: ZS on September 6, 2017

ZS celebrated the recent opening of the second tallest building in the State of Wisconsin, the 1.1 million-sq. ft. Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons. From the project’s inception to commissioning, ZS, in collaboration with the project design and construction team, performed architectural engineering services for this world-class facility as follows: Lead Structural Design for the West Commons and Atrium ZS, in collaboration with MKA, based in Seattle, Wash., performed the structural engineering analysis and design for the West Commons. The West Commons connects the new building to Northwestern Mutual’s original 1914 construction headquarters building via a seven-story steel atrium clad..

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ZS selected as the Structural Engineer-of-Record for the new Milwaukee Bucks Entertainment District
Posted by: ZS on February 13, 2017

ZS is pleased to announce joining the new Milwaukee Bucks Entertainment District project design team. ZS was selected to provide the structural engineering services for this iconic project. The proposed Entertainment District, located east of N. 4th St., between W. Highland and W. Juneau Avenue, will include three buildings and a large public plaza. The district will host year-round community activities such as dining, retail, outdoor ice skating, a farmer’s market, and outdoor concerts/festivals. ZS is excited to collaborate with the prominent design team which includes Gensler, Rinka Chung Architects, and The Office of James Burnett. Hunzinger Construction was selected..

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Ziad Salameh Appointed Chairman of the Forensic Engineering Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers
Posted by: ZS on February 13, 2017

On October 1, 2016, Ziad Salameh, PhD, PE, Principal-In-Charge at ZS, started a one year appointment as the Chairman of the Forensic Engineering Division (FED) of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Forensic engineering is the application of engineering principles to the investigation of failures or other performance problems. Forensic engineering also involves testimony on the findings of these investigations before a court of law. The purpose of the FED is to: Develop practices and procedures to reduce the number of such failures Disseminate information on failures and their causes Provide guidelines for conducting failure investigations Provide guidelines for ethical..

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Dr. Salameh presents “Introduction to Fall Protection for General Industry” at the 2016 ASCE Wisconsin Section Annual Meeting
Posted by: ZS on February 13, 2017

On September 16, 2016, Dr. Ziad Salameh, P.E., Principal-in-Charge at ZS, delivered a presentation on the topic of “Introduction to Fall Protection for General Industry” at the 2016 ASCE Wisconsin Section Annual Meeting. Dr. Salameh’s presentation discussed what fall protection is and why it is important. Additionally Dr. Salameh highlighted the new 2017 OSHA regulations and their impact on facility owners, managers and operators. For copies of the presentation or an in-house presentation, please contact Dr. Salameh at zsalameh@zsllc-us.com or by telephone at (414) 727-5000.

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New Employee Announcement
Posted by: ZS on September 26, 2016

Scott A. Stocking, GISP Senior Project Manager ZS recently added Scott A. Stocking, GISP to serve as a Senior Project Manager. Mr. Stocking joins ZS with more than 25 years of professional experience related to geospatial technology with technical expertise in Geographic Information Systems, BIM, LiDAR point cloud technology, and advanced 3D spatial data modeling. He has experience in both the public and private sectors working in local government, higher education and private consulting firms. Mr. Stocking has extensive experience in building large scale geospatial technology models that are integrated with Enterprise IT applications in asset and finance management, and..

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ZS Performs State-of-the-Art Laser Scanning and BIM Conversion of Historic Eagle Tower for Wisconsin DNR
Posted by: ZS on September 26, 2016

The Eagle Tower was constructed in the 1930’s and overlooks the Peninsula State Park in Door County, Wisconsin. The tower was closed to the public last year amidst safety concerns resulting from the deterioration of the timber members and is scheduled to be demolished in the fall of 2016. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is considering replicating this iconic structure and retained ZS to provide as-built documentation of the tower prior to the demolition. To accomplish this, ZS utilized our in-house laser scanning capabilities to create a “point cloud” of the tower. Once the point cloud was created, the..

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