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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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New Science and Engineering Hall at GWU

CGA was involved in another award winning facility! George Washington University's new Science and Engineering Hall has won the Concrete Foundations Association’s Overall Grand Project of the Year Award! This new 700,000 square foot science and research building consists of fourteen floors in total, and is the largest academic building dedicated to these fields in […]...
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CGA at Internoise 2015

CGA will be presenting two papers discussing some of our recent work at the upcoming Inter-Noise Congress in San Francisco, CA on August 9-12.  Inter-Noise is the largest international gathering of experts in noise control engineering each year.  The theme of conference, which is sponsored by the International Institute of Noise Control Engineering (I-INCE), is […]...
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Progress on the Niels Bohr Science Park

The large concrete baseplate for the research basement at the Niels Bohr Science Park, which will bring together the science faculties at the University of Copenhagen, was recently completed.  The casting of the baseplate took 36 continuous hours, and required 3,800 m3 of concrete.  This required a concrete truck to arrive at the site every […]...
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Amick to Address Concrete Professionals

Hal Amick will speak on October 28, 2014 at a session on vibration-sensitive structures at the Fall Conference of the American Concrete Institute in Washington, DC.  The rather lighthearted title, “Silk Purses out of Sows’ Ears: Concrete Structures for High Technology Research and Manufacturing,” refers to the role concrete is often expected to play when […]...
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Award Winning Parking Structure

CGA provided vibration consulting on the City of Santa Monica Parking Structure 6, which was recently recognized by the International Parking Institute as one of 2014’s best designs!  The facility, honored as the Best Design of a Parking Facility with Fewer than 800 spaces, is located in the middle of downtown Santa Monica and “its […]...
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University of Cambridge MSM Nominated for BCI Award

One of CGA’s projects, the recently completed University of Cambridge Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy facility has been nominated for a British Construction Industry Award.  The building was nominated as the Project of the Year in the £10 buy diazepam ireland million to £50 million category.  CGA provided acoustics and vibration consulting on the […]...
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The role of acoustics is becoming increasingly important in sustainable design projects seeking LEED certification.  As an acoustical consultant, Colin Gordon Associates is now bringing “more to the table” with regard to this process. While in the past the acoustical design could only be used to indirectly help achieve LEED credits in areas such as […]...
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