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Thornton Tomasetti’s 2017 Sustainability Report — Envisioning an Enduring Organization — details the firm’s ongoing efforts “to become an enduring organization and one of the most sustainable firms in the industry.”
Thornton Tomasetti announced that Vice Chairman Aine Brazil, P.E., F.SEI, LEED AP, received the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s (CTBUH) prestigious Fazlur R. Khan Lifetime Achievement Medal for her contributions to the advancement of the built environment.
Thornton Tomasetti agreed to acquire MMI Engineering, a technical consulting specialist focused on the risk management of man-made and natural hazards across the oil and gas, nuclear, utilities and infrastructure sectors.
Thornton Tomasetti announced that a team comprising Project Engineer JJ Tobolski, S.E., P.E., LEED AD BD+C, and Senior Engineer Zachary Treece of the firm’s Chicago office has won the simple category submission of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Applied Technology Council (ATC) -106-1 Beam Column Blind Prediction Contest.
As part of its multiple efforts, Thornton Tomasetti established the Green Champion initiative five years ago across all its offices in the U.S. and worldwide. Green Champions are employees who volunteer to be sustainability leaders in their office.
Thornton Tomasetti launched its community service program, TT Gives Back. Part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to giving back to the communities in which it operates, the program was created to improve and increase volunteerism opportunities for its employees.
Thornton Tomasetti continues to grow its presence in Florida with the opening of a new office in Tampa. This marks the firm’s third location in the state, and will complement established offices in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. The Tampa office will be led by Vice President David Fusco, P.E., LEED AP.
SF War Memorial Veterans Building awarded LEED Gold certification with assist from Thornton Tomasetti
The San Francisco War Memorial Veterans Building, regarded as one of the finest examples of Beaux Arts architecture and civic design in the U.S., was recently awarded LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Thornton Tomasetti provided LEED certification consulting to the City of San Francisco for the building as part of a $156-million seismic upgrade and modernization program.
Thornton Tomasetti established an Operational/Technical Security Services (OTSS) sector to complement its Weidlinger Protective Design practice.