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Next-Generation Satellite Testing and Manufacturing

Lockheed Martin recently announced construction of a new 266,000 square-foot, $350 million satellite manufacturing facility near Denver, CO.  The facility, for which CGA is providing vibration and acoustic consulting, is intended to consolidate key aspects of satellite production in a single facility.  This consolidation brings multiple challenges from a noise and vibration standpoint, as numerous […]...
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CGA Helps “Green” Tech Buildings

The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies selected two CGA projects for SmithGroup as winners of their 2017 Green Good Design (UC Merced Science & Engineering II, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Chu Hall – Solar Energy Research Center). The awards celebrate exceptional design […]...
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U Waterloo Quantum-Nano Centre Honored

The Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre has been selected for the design excellence award by the Ontario Architects Association (OAA).  This new laboratory facility, for which CGA provided vibration consulting, is designed to host numerous highly sensitive laboratories, including the Quantum Nano Fab, Institute for Quantum Computer (IQC) and Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN).  CGA provided significant […]...
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2016 California Scottish Fiddle Competition – Colin Gordon Memorial

It’s once again time for the annual California Scottish Fiddle Competition, which will be held on Saturday, October 8th on the Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura, CA.  The event, part of the Seaside Highland Games for the seventh year in a row, is sponsored in part by CGA and is held in the memory of […]...
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Brookhaven NSLS-II Receives Honor

National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II), located at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, NY (on Long Island), was recently named “Best of the Best Higher Education/Research Project” by the construction-industry trade magazine ENR.  The design team was headed by HDR Architecture, and CGA served as the vibration and acoustics consultant.  Major conventional construction was completed […]...
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University of Arizona Cancer Center

A new Comprehensive Cancer Center on the Phoenix Biomedical campus has been built as a joint project between the University of Arizona Cancer Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center. Designed by ZGF Architects LLP and Hensel Phelps as part of a Design-build, the five-story, 220,000-square-foot building is the first in Phoenix to utilize […]...
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CGA Teams with ZGF for Award Winning Projects

Colin Gordon Associates was involved in two more award winning facilities! With over 70 entries contending in this year’s Best Projects 2015 Competition, a panel of experts from all walks of the engineering industry recently announced the winners of California’s Excellence in Safety Award and Energy/Industry Best Project Award. As one of the key players […]...
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New Research Center at University of Chicago

The official dedication of the William Eckhardt Research Center at the University of Chicago took place on October 29th 2015. The multifaceted Eckhardt research center is home to the Institute for Molecular Engineering, the University of Chicago’s Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, the Dean’s Office of Physical Sciences, and […]...
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