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Posted on July 05, 2021 in Structural Engineering

Swimming Pools Are Getting a Major Update

A Breakthrough in Pool Design, HH Consulting’s one-of-a-kind answer to age-old structural issues is Cupolex.

Posted on February 25, 2021 in Structural Engineering

5 Cool Hoover Dam Facts on the 85th Anniversary

On March 1, 1936, the Hoover Dam was completed. At the time it was the largest concrete structure ever built and the largest dam on earth…

Posted on January 20, 2021 in Structural Engineering

Shake Tables—What They Are & How They Help Structural Engineers

Later this year, the world’s largest outdoor shake table will be ready for seismic testing at the University of California San Diego. The…

Posted on January 07, 2021 in Structural Engineering

Do I Really Need to Hire a Structural Engineer?

We all know the concept of instant and delayed gratification. Instant: Eat a pint of ice cream and pay for it later with a stomachache…

Posted on December 17, 2020 in Structural Engineering

The Modern Pergola Designs Giving Us Backyard Goals

In a time of stay-at-home orders and quarantine, household projects and renovations abound. Like us, many of our clients are taking a closer…

Posted on July 24, 2020 in Structural Engineering

Temporary Qurantine Facilities Can Help Win The Fight Against COVID-19

With the recent increase in COVID-19 cases around the country, it's important for structural engineers to be ready to support hospitals in…

Posted on October 26, 2019 in Technology

Ten Futuristic Building Materials that Structural Engineers can look forward to

The future always brings about exciting new developments for Structural Engineers. Here are 10 types of building materials that are straight…

Posted on May 29, 2019 in Technology

How Recycling Concrete Saves Structural Engineers Time and Money

Prior to the concept of recycling, concrete waste would make up around 25% of national landfill waste. Not only did structural engineers…

Posted on May 02, 2019 in Technology

The Next Generation of Self-Healing Materials and their Impact on Structural Engineering

Self-healing materials are man-made substances that have the ability to repair their damage without the need for human intervention. These…

Posted on March 11, 2019 in Technology

Structural Health Monitoring and the Future of Structural Engineering Safety

Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is a structural engineering methodology used to implement a damage detection system and/or strategies for…

Posted on January 20, 2019 in Structural Engineering

The Best Shape for Making Strong Structures

When designing structures, architects and engineers not only have to consider the visual aesthetic of the shapes that give their creations…