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Projects Featured in ArchitectureDC Spring 2017 Magazine - 03.13.2017

Ehlert Bryan provided structural engineering services for both the Achievement Preparatory Academy Public Charter School (Washington, DC) and the BASIS: Independent School (McLean, VA) projects. These projects are both featured in AIA|DC Chapter’s Spring 2017 – Institutional projects issue of the ArchitectureDC magazine. Click here to learn more (Pages: 54-58; 62-66).

Ellsworth Place Mall Wins Merit Award - 02.25.2017

The Ellsworth Place Mall project wins a “Merit Award – Renovation Under $15 Million” at the 2017 SEA-MW Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards Gala. The project was a redevelopment of the original City Place Mall to a more “industrial, clean look”. The renovation included improvements to the mall’s connections to the surrounding streets by adding several new entrances. The layout of the mall was rearranged to improve circulation and combine smaller stores into larger, “junior anchor” spaces for national retailers. Signs, lighting and video screens were hung from the existing metal framework that wraps around the building’s older portion. The project completed Spring 2016.

EB Annual Food Drive - 12.08.2016

Ehlert Bryan held our annual food drive for the seventh straight year and, as a team, we donated 412 pounds of food to the Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) as a part of their 2016 Holiday Food Drive. This food assistance center feeds up to 2,200 families every week and we are happy to have supported AFAC in bringing meals to our Arlington neighbors in need.

The Next Step: A Forum for Future Engineers The Next Step: A Forum for Future Engineers - 11.11.2016

Ehlert Bryan participated in The Next Step: A Forum for Future Structural Engineers. Alex Salmin, principal at Ehlert Bryan, was a speaker during this event. The event, held in Washington DC, provided a great opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to learn more about the structural engineering profession, connect with other local structural engineering students, meet with local professionals, participate in the career fair, and get exposure to future potential employers.

One Loudoun Garage Wins Design Build Award - 10.04.2016

The One Loudoun Parking Garage won the 2016 Design Build Award for Projects $5-$15 Million by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of DC. This five-level, 791-space parking garage serves the retail and entertainments needs of the One Loudoun development in downtown Ashburn, Virginia.

35 Years of Success! - 10.01.2016

Ehlert Bryan celebrates 35 years of success. Throughout the years, we have grown in infinite ways. From our humble beginnings of a small, two-person firm in 1981 to a strong team of 35 in 2016, we have continued to grow to support our projects and benefit from ever-changing technology advancements to deliver top-quality service to our clients. Ehlert Bryan has always maintained a focus on our core values of integrity, inventiveness, responsiveness, team approach, and document quality. Our family-environment in the office allows us to build valuable relationships, within and out of the office, leading to proud achievements. We would like to thank all of our clients and colleagues for their continued support!

Penn State University AE Career Fair - 09.19.2016

Ehlert Bryan will attend the 2016 Penn State University Architectural Engineering Career Fair. We welcome students to stop by our booth to learn more about how our structural engineering profession and team work environment could be a great fit. We look forward to seeing you there!

Connelly Cup Sponsorship - 09.08.2016

Ehlert Bryan was a proud sponsor of the fifth annual Connolly Cup for the fourth straight year. The Connolly Cup is a charity golf tournament benefiting The First Tee of Washington, DC. The tournament is named after Peter Connolly, who was an extremely well like and respected member of the Washington, DC real estate community, as well as an avid golfer.

2016 Education Facility Design Awards - 09.08.2016

The Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter School in Washington, DC, designed by Studio 27 Architecture, received an “Award of Excellence” in the 2016 Education Facility Design Awards. Click here to learn more.

AIA Virginia Design Awards - 08.23.2016

The Mundo Verde Bilingual Public Charter School in Washington, DC, designed by Studio 27 Architecture, received a “Merit Award” for Excellence in Architecture in the AIA Virginia Design Awards.

SEA-MW's 2016 Outstanding Project Award - 02.20.2016

The Mall of San Juan, Puerto Rico project wins the “Outstanding Project Award – New Construction Over $75 Million” at the 2016 SEA-MW Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards Gala. The project, designed by Hobbs + Black Architects, consists of a complex design of a stunning, 634,000 SF, new shopping mall centrally located in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Extravagant entry areas welcome visitors with being up to five stories high. Construction of the mall is steel framed and incorporates concrete shear walls, x-braced frames, and RBS and SidePlate moment frames for lateral design to support the high seismic and wind forces in Puerto Rico. The garages are precast concrete. The design also includes coordination with the developers of two anchor stores and a hotel. The mall’s Grand Opening date was March 23, 2015.

SEA-MW's 2016 Chairperson’s Award - 02.20.2016

Thomas Bouffard proudly accepted the Chairperson’s Award acknowledging his leadership and positive influence to the structural engineering community in the Washington, DC area. Mr. Bouffard served as the Chairperson in 1998 and 2013 for the Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan Washington. As a strong member of the organization, his prime motive is to improve business and engineering services, and promote the field of structural engineering. He has and continues, to educate new and current members of sound business practices, reducing risk, and improving service in the industry.

Ehlert Bryan DC (EBDC) - 12.22.2015

Ehlert Bryan DC (EBDC) was proudly launched as a wholly owned subsidiary of Ehlert Bryan. EBDC was established to better serve our downtown Washington, DC clients and projects. EBDC is working toward receiving its District of Columbia Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) designation. EBDC is a welcomed addition to the Ehlert Bryan Team and we are excited to foster its growth in the downtown market.

CANstruction Competition & Food Drive - 11.30.2015

Ehlert Bryan teamed with Hickok Cole Architects and Bohler Engineering participating in the Annual 2015 CANstrution competition held at the National Building Museum. The choice of structure to build: The Scooby Doo, mean green Mystery Machine! After 6 hours of hard work, the team successfully built the imaginative structure out of the donated cans. Votes were calculated and the team proudly received the “People’s Choice Awards”. The donated goods from our employees and others benefitted the Capital Area Food Bank.

Connelly Cup Sponsorship - 11.04.2015

Ehlert Bryan was a proud sponsor of the fourth annual Connolly Cup for the third straight year. The Connolly Cup is a charity golf tournament benefiting The First Tee of Washington, DC. The tournament is named after Peter Connolly, who was an extremely well like and respected member of the Washington, DC real estate community, as well as an avid golfer.

Penn State University AE Career Fair - 09.21.2015

Ehlert Bryan attended the 2015 Penn State University Architectural Engineering Career Fair. All students were welcomed to stop by our booth to learn more about how our structural engineering profession and team work environment could be a great fit.

Best Firms to Work For Contest - 07.09.2015

Each year The Zweig Group Best Firms to Work Contest presents a prestigious list honoring the creation of outstanding workplaces at architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms. These firms have been recognized for their ability to inspire their teams to perform at the highest levels and create an environment where their people feel valued, can make a difference, and can clearly see their contribution to the overall mission and success of the firm. Ehlert Bryan ranked 7th place in the Structural Engineering sector.

ACEC Oregon Engineering Excellence Honor Award - 01.21.2015

Ehlert Bryan was awarded the “Engineering Excellence Honor Award” by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon for the United States Embassy Compound Renovation and Chancery Addition in Helsinki, Finland.

EB Annual Food Drive - 11.14.2014

For the fifth straight year, EB employees have joined together to collect food to benefit the ACTS Food Pantry in Dumfries, VA.

Bill McLain Becomes Principal - 10.01.2014

We are pleased to announce the promotion of William R. McLain, PE to the position of Principal.

Bill has been a practicing structural engineer in the Washington, DC area since 2001. His broad experience in design and management strengthens the leadership of our team. As Ehlert Bryan continues to grow and excel, we are excited about his new role within the firm.

Connelly Cup Sponsorship - 09.17.2014

Ehlert Bryan was a proud sponsor of the third annual Connolly Cup for the second straight year. The Connolly Cup is a charity golf tournament benefiting The First Tee of Washington, DC. The tournament is named after Peter Connolly, who was an extremely well like and respected member of the Washington, DC real estate community, as well as an avid golfer.

No Wonder We Like Working Here - 07.07.2014

We did it again! Ehlert Bryan was awarded 6th place in the Structural Engineer's "Best Structural Engineering Firms to Work for" Contest in 2014. This national trade magazine evaluates structural engineering firms all over the country and we were deemed to be among the best. Ehlert Bryan has been awarded a prize in this contest in 11 of the last 12 years. If you'd like to be part of one of the "Best Structural Engineering Firms to Work for", check out our Career Opportunities page. Click here to learn more about the contest and it's winners.

Project Awards - 05.12.2014

The U.S. Embassy in Dakar, Senegal wins ENR's Global Award of Merit for Government Buildings. Click here to learn more.

The U.S. Embassy Compound in Helskinki, Finland was awarded ENR's Global Award for Merit for Green Projects. Click here to learn more.

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