Kimley-Horn Donates Over 13 Tons of Food to Food Banks Across the Nation
As part of an ongoing internal focus on culture, Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. engaged in a two-week interoffice food drive competition. What started as a small competition to demonstrate the importance of setting goals quickly escalated into a drive for victory as offices and teams challenged each other to beat their goals. In the end, the firm donated over 27,000 pounds of food to food banks near Kimley-Horn offices across the country.
Kimley-Horn’s Provides Sustainability Services for parc24 Office Campus
Providing planning, entitlements, civil engineering, landscape and hardscape design, and environmental services, Kimley-Horn designed and developed a campus-like arrangement for 112,000 square feet of office space on five acres in the City of Vero Beach. The project will be submitted for LEED Silver certification under the U.S. Green Building Council, and if achieved, will be the first LEED-certified commercial building in Indian River County. Services provided: LEED program management, coordination and analysis, site/master planning, stormwater analysis and design, landscape architectural design, materials analysis and design.
City of La Mesa Wins WalkSanDiego's Golden Footprint Award for KHA's Allison Avenue Project
The 2011 Golden Footprint Complete Streets Award recognizes Allison Avenue as a great example of how a number of walkable community/traffic calming “tools” can work together to create a complete streets environment that successfully mixes pedestrian, bicyclists, transit, and auto uses. WalkSanDiego's Golden Footprint Awards celebrate the individuals, organizations, and local jurisdictions that have made a positive impact over the past year in making the region more walkable.
Kimley-Horn Wins Presidents Award and Award of Excellence at the 2012 Arizona ASLA Annual Awards Gala
Kimley-Horn's South Mountain Community College Library and Campus Expansion project was awarded the General Design Award of Excellence and the AzASLA's highest honor, the 2012 President's Award, at the 2012 Arizona ASLA Annual Awards Gala. The project was recognized by an out-of-state jury comprised of design professionals from various disciplines including landscape architecture, planning, architecture, academia, and art. The jury stated: “This project creates a beautiful and elegant dialogue between landscape architecture and architecture. It embraces its context through the selection of appropriate plant materials and water consumption. The simplicity and massing of the plants and site materials uses principles of rhythm, texture, and form in a progressive and thoughtful manner that will most certainly mature into a beautifully performing landscape.”
The 2011 Engineering Excellence, Grand Award Presented to Kimley-Horn
Kimley-Horn was recognized for the City Plaza in Raleigh, NC by the American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina (ACEC/NC)
Kimley-Horn designed the City Plaza and two southernmost blocks of the Fayetteville Street corridor. The open-air plaza is a technologically advanced, accessible social space that accommodates multiple events, including concerts, parades, and festivals. In addition to event flexibility, the area functions first and foremost as a street, with improved vehicular and pedestrian connectivity. This complex high-profile project, which incorporates the critical design criteria identified through an extensive public involvement process, opened on time and within budget, and has drawn tens of thousands of people to downtown Raleigh.
Kimley-Horn Transforms Durham Centre Parking Deck
The Kimley-Horn parking team recently renovated a 3-level parking deck in Durham, NC, complete with structural repairs, improved traffic flow, a green rooftop plaza, and aesthetic upgrades. Featured in the October issue of Parking magazine and online at Parking Network, the article details the complete transformation of the Durham Centre parking deck.
The Washington Post Praises Kimley-Horn's Long Bridge Park
After nearly a decade of work, Kimley-Horn’s Long Bridge Park project, located in Arlington, VA, is entering its final stages of construction. Completing the multimodal transportation element to the park master plan, transportation design, construction phase services, and environmental assessment, the firm helped transform a brownfield, industrial site into a park complete with soccer fields and esplanade. Read more from The Washington Post.