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Vanderweil Engineers

1. Firm Name: Vanderweil Engineers

2. Logo:

3. Location:

Main Office:
274 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210

Additional Offices:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Los Angeles, California
New York City, New York
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Syracuse, New York
Washington D.C.

Total Offices (USA): 8
No International Offices
# of Employees: 365
# of Engineers: 270
#0f Structural Engineers:20

Programs that require Master’s Degree: Energy Analysis
Utilizes Autodesk Revit company wide

4. Services:
Aquatic Life Support Systems
Electrical Engineering
Energy Conservation
Fire Protection
High Performance Computing
LEED Administration
Mechanical Engineering
Plumbing Engineering/Piping
Sustainable Design

5. History:

Vanderweil Engineering was founded by Raimund G. Vanderweil, Sr. in 1950. Since its founding, Vanderweil Engineering has been making major innovations in the field of MEP systems.

6. Engineering Spotlight:
MEP systems

7. Selected Works

Thames Street Wharf-Harbor Point Complex

Dulles Station

Venetian Resort Hotel Casino

Paramount Theater

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

Written by Carlos Rodriguez

January 19, 2012 at 3:46 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

1. Firm Name: Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

2. Logo

3. Location

Main Office:
41 Seyon Street
Building 1, Suite 500
Waltham, MA 02453

Additional Offices:
Boston, Massachussetts
Los Angeles, California
New York City, New York
San Francisco, California
Washington D.C

4. Services:

Architectural Design
Building Maintenance, Insurance, and Troubleshooting
Building Rehabilitation
Architectural Engineering

5. History

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger  was founded in 1956 Arlington, Massachusetts. After generating plenty of business, it expanded to its new headquarters in Waltham, Massachusetts. Since its founding, SGH has provided numerous engineering and design services and has become one of the most respected names in the business.

6. Engineering Spotlight

Innovative/Challenging Design and Construction

7. Selected Projects:

New Museum of Contemporary Modern Art

Macallen Building

Contemporary Jewish Museum

One Prudential Plaza

Carnegie Melon University Parking Garage






Written by Carlos Rodriguez

January 19, 2012 at 2:47 am

Posted in Uncategorized

Universal Pegasus-Houston,TX

1. Firm Name: Universal Pegasus
2. Logo

3. Location:
Americas, Peru, Trinidad

Main Office: (with address)
4848 Loop Central Drive, Suite 137
Houston, TX 77081
Main: 713-977-7770
Fax: 713-977-1047

Additional Offices: (list by cities)
Houston, TX
Anchorage, AK
Lakewood, CO
Tampa, FL
Napervile, IL
Lafayette, LA
Mandeville, LA
Tulsa, OK
Canonsburg, PA
Murray City, UT
Calgary, Canada
Lima, Peru
San Juan, Trinidad

Total Offices (USA): 15
International Offices: 3
# of Employees: 1000
# of Engineers: 500
#0f Structural Engineers:50

Programs that require Master’s Degree: Energy Analysis Utilizes Autodesk Revit company wide


4. Services: (list)
Project Planning and Consulting
Onshore and Offshore Pipelines
Feasibility and Economic Studies Compression and Pumping Stations
Project Management Measurement and Regulation Stations
Engineering Design Storage Facilities
Survey Oil and Gas Production Facilities
Global Positioning Systems Gas Conditioning Facilities
Geographic   Information Systems Power Plants
Environmental   Services Power Services
Procurement Services Production Platforms
Construction Management and   Inspection Topsides
Commissioning and Start-up Automation and control Systems
Operation and Maintenance Support Umbilicals
Offshore   and Subsea

5. History
Universal Pegasus was founded in February 2008. It is the product of two companies, Universal Ensco and Pegasus International. The two were acquired by the private equity firm, KRG Capital Partners. Universal Ensco had a strong background in pipeline construction. Pegasus International had strong experience in engineering expertise and project management. Since its creation, it has been specializing in the field of hydrocarbon transportation and maintenance and effectively serving clients in the oil, energy, and power industry.

6. Engineering Spotlight
Hydrocarbon Facilities, Transportation, and Maintenance

7. Selected Projects:

China East-To-West Pipeline

TransCanada Keystone

MinnCan Project

FPSO Ocean Producer Project

Telemark Subsea Development Project

Written by Carlos Rodriguez

January 17, 2012 at 9:28 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

Asymptote Architecture

1145 46th Avenue
LIC, New York 11101
Tel. 212 343 7333
Fax 718 937 3320

General Info: info@asymptote.net
Press Requests: press@asymptote.net


Urban planning

Asymptote Architecture was co-founded by Hani Rashid and Lise Anne Couture in 1989. Hani Rashid was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1958. He spent most of his youth growing up in England and Canada. He received his Bachelor’s degree in architecture from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada and received his Masters in Architecture from the Cranbrook Academy of Art. His partner, Lise Anne Couture, a fellow Canadian, also graduated from Carleton with a degree in architecture as well as finishing Yale’s architecture program. Asymptote’s style is very modern, innovative, and unique.  Rashid describes his style as “adequately neurotic, slightly fanatic and inquisitive as hell”. The firms works have utilized large, curved, deformed planar shapes. Depending on the project, the firms building can have a very fluid feel, such as the Strata Tower, or a very edgy look, such as the Dubai International Financial Center. Asymptote is currently constructing projects in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. These projects primarily include global economic centers and luxury residencies.




Strata Tower-Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Penang Global City Center-Penang, Malaysia

World Business Center Solomon Tower-Busan, South Korea

Hydrapier Pavillion-Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands

190 Vaci-Budapest, Hungary

Written by Carlos Rodriguez

September 1, 2011 at 6:26 pm

Posted in Architects