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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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Lab of the Year

One of the nation’s newest energy research facilities has been named R&D Magazine’s 2014 Laboratory of the Year.  CGA was acoustical consultant to SmithGroupJJR for the Energy buy soma online next day delivery Systems Integration Facility (ESIF) at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, CO.  This is the second project by this team […]...
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CGA in the News

Even though it is only part-way through construction, the University of Chicago’s William Eckhardt Research Center (WERC) is starting to receive a great deal of attention.  The new complex will replace and update the quarters of the world-renowned buy legit soma online UofC Physics Department and provide a home for the school’s new Molecular Engineering […]...
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Returning to CGA

Nat Wongprasert, PhD, is returning to CGA after a several-year hiatus to get a successful business off the ground.  He and a friend opened a Thai restaurant in San Francisco in 2006, and not only did it survive (a rarity in the City) but it thrived!  He missed buy phentramin d australia engineering, and has […]...
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CGA’S LEED Medal Count

Many CGA projects achieve LEED Certification:  As of April 2014, 27 facility design projects using Colin Gordon Associates had achieved LEED Certification, including six projects awarded the coveted LEED Platinum status, and 14 LEED Gold.  While LEED Certification is based on a variety of factors, requiring efforts by the entire team, there are a growing […]...
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Concrete Damping

At long last, Hal Amick has completed the second of his two journal papers on the damping properties of concrete which document his research at Berkeley.  The first was published in the May 2006 issue of Materials Journal of the American Concrete order carisoprodol online Institute and dealt with the damping properties of plain concrete.  […]...
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