What’s Happening at MKA

11.29.2011 — Shelley Clark, MKA Principal, attends the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) CenterBuild Conference in Phoenix, Arizona

» Shelley Clark attends the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) CenterBuild Conference

11.28.2011 — The White House honors the ACE Mentor Program of America with one of eight 2010 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring; MKA started the Washington chapter of the ACE program ten years ago

» The White House honors the ACE Mentor Program of America

11.10.2011 — Robert Baxter, Senior Associate at MKA, attends the American Institute of Steel Construction and Pacific Northwest Steel Fabricators Association’s T.R. Higgins Lecture, "Special Concentrically Braced Frames Gusset Plate Connection Design," in Seattle

» Special Concentrically Braced Frames Gusset Plate Connection Design

10.20.2011 — At the Green Building Congress 2011 in New Delhi, India, Don Davies, MKA Principal, presented "Climate-Conscious Building Design:  New Approaches to Embodied-Carbon Optimization

» At the Green Building Congress 2011 in New Delhi, India

10.13.2011 — Ron Klemencic, MKA President, presented "Performance Based Seismic Design -- Lessons Learned" at the International Workshop held by the Complex-Shaped Super Tall Buildings Integrated Design Research Team

» Ron Klemencic, MKA President, presented

10.10.2011 — Ron Klemencic, MKA President, presents "Architecture & Engineering as One" and "Seismic Design Guidelines for Tall Buildings" at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat 2011 World Conference, "Why Tall: Green, Safety & Humanity," in Seoul, Korea   

» Ron Klemencic, MKA President, presents

10.06.2011 — MKA Chairman and CEO Jon Magnusson presents the inaugural public lecture for the newly created Structural Engineers Foundation of Washington (SEFW), entitled "Behind-the-Scenes Stories of Seattle’s Latest Generation of Landmarks

» MKA Chairman and CEO Jon Magnusson presents the inaugural public lecture fo

09.12.2011 — MKA Principal Don Davies participates in a Life Cycle Assessment for Washington workshop, hosted by the University of Washington Carbon Leadership Forum

» MKA Principal Don Davies participates in a Life Cycle Assessment for Washin

08.11.2011 — MKA Principal Greg Briggs presents Tacoma’s LeMay Car Museum (MKA project) to an in-house group of architects at SRG Partnership in Seattle

» MKA Principal Greg Briggs presents Tacoma’s LeMay Car Museum

07.27.2011 — MKA design engineer Ian McFarlane and civil design engineer Carly McArdle guest lecture at a University of Washington School of Architecture course, with Ian discussing "A Candid Conversation about the Future of BIM" and Carly "Civil Engineering and BIM"

» MKA design engineer Ian McFarlane and civil design engineer Carly McArdle g

07.21.2011 — MKA Director of Civil Engineering Drew Gangnes presents "Green Roof Hydrology" to several architects at a Columbia Green Roof seminar in Seattle

» MKA Director of Civil Engineering Drew Gangnes presents

06.24.2011 — MKA Principal Don Davies presents "Climate-Conscious Building Design:  New Approaches to Embodied-Carbon Optimization," at the 3rd Annual Sustainable Building Materials and Construction Technologies Conference in Shanghai; Don also chairs the "Innovative Construction Technologies" session at the conference

» MKA Principal Don Davies presents

06.23.2011 — MKA Principal Brook Jacksha presents an overview of site sustainability features for the U.S. Land Port of Entry project in San Ysidro, California, at the Carbon Leadership Forum in San Francisco

» MKA Principal Brook Jacksha presents an overview of site sustainability fea

06.23.2011 — MKA Senior Associate Mike Jewsbury presents an overview of the Lurie Children’s Memorial Hospital project (alongside colleagues from AEI and Power Construction) at the Healthcare Engineering Society of Northern Illinois meeting in Chicago

» MKA Senior Associate Mike Jewsbury presents an overview of the Lurie C

05.14.2011 — MKA CEO/Chairman Jon Magnusson is one of four people awarded a Designer Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Institute of Steel Construction, recognizing "outstanding service over a sustained period of years to AISC and the structural steel design/construction/academic community

» MKA CEO/Chairman Jon Magnusson is one of four people awarded a Designer Lif

04.29.2011 — MKA hosts a booth at the International Association of Venue Managers Region 4 Conference, held in Seattle; MKA is also a sponsor of the event

» MKA hosts a booth at the International Association of Venue Managers Region

04.27.2011 — MKA Principals Dave Eckmann, Drew Gangnes, and Jay Taylor all present various MKA projects in a University of Washington Center for the Built Environments lecture

» MKA Principals Dave Eckmann, Drew Gangnes, and Jay Taylor all present vario

04.15.2011 — MKA is well represented at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Structural Congress in Henderson, Nevada:  MKA CEO/Chairman Jon Magnusson gives a presentation on construction collapses, and MKA Director of Earthquake Engineering John Hooper gives a presentation on ASCE 7-10 seismic loads

» MKA is well represented at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ S

04.01.2011 — Modern Steel Construction publishes, "Performance-Based Seismic Design," co-written by MKA Director of Earthquake Engineering John Hooper and Ronald O. Hamburger of Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc.; John Hooper’s headshot also makes it on the cover of the edition!

» Modern Steel Construction publishes,

03.21.2011 — Reuters TV News of Los Angeles interviews MKA Director of Earthquake Engineering John Hooper for an upcoming special on earthquake safety, seismic standards, and building codes

» Reuters TV News of Los Angeles interviews MKA Director of Earthquake Engine

03.01.2011 — MKA joins the University of Washington’s Carbon Leadership Forum, helping to devise standards to limit building carbon footprints

» MKA joins the University of Washington’s Carbon Leadership Forum

02.01.2011 — Attention College Students!! MKA representatives will be at several career fairs this winter at colleges around the country. Be sure to stop by and say hello!

» Attention College Students!! MKA representatives will be at several career

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