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SmithGroupJJR-designed Chandler City Hall Complete

May 16, 2011

The new $47 million Chandler City Hall, designed by SmithGroupJJR, has reached completion in Chandler, Arizona. The newly constructed 137,700-square-foot Chandler City Hall, located at South Arizona Avenue and Chicago Street, consolidates service departments from various locales across the city, creating a permanent home for employees who ...

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Design/Build Team Wraps Up Construction on San Francisco Cliffhanger

February 10, 2011

The design/build team of DPR Construction, SmithGroup and Forell/Elsesser Engineers has completed construction of the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building for the University of California's Parnassus campus, San Francisco, Calif. The new $123-million building houses the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regeneration Me...

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John Harriman appointed Director of Engineering at Washington, DC office

February 8, 2011

John Harriman, PE, LEED AP, has been promoted to director of engineering at SmithGroup in Washington, DC, rising from his former post as the office's chief mechanical engineer. As director of engineering at the firm's Washington, DC office, Harriman will lead a group of 30 mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection e...

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Jay Rambo to lead Dallas Office

January 31, 2011

Jay Rambo, AIA, LEED AP, has been elevated to lead the Dallas office of SmithGroup, one of the nation's leading architecture, engineering, interiors and planning firms. Rambo steps into the Dallas office director role after serving as its Learning Studio leader since 2008. He follows former office director Bob Shaw, who died of pa...