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June 23, 2011

BIM and Budgeting

This thought-provoking article for Design Cost Data explores how using BIM can affect budgeting. Specifically, it discusses how BIM can deliver fast and accurate cost estimates to keep projects on track.

Andy Hill, Pre-Construction Manager for DPR's Phoenix office, is featured and talks about his use of BIM for rapid cost feedback on a target value design project.

April 2, 2011

Max Planck Florida Institute Tops Out

DPR's Max Placnk Florida Institute project team plan to celebrate the new facility's topping out with a ceremony. The CEO and other institute members will be hand, as the last beam is hoisted and placed atop the structure. The biomedical research facility encompasses 6 acres in Jupiter, Florida.

February 18, 2011

Assessing Green Building

In this article for Green Building Community, Autodesk and DPR Preconstruction Manager Nils Blomquist explore ways that building owners can assess building fitness in terms of energy use. DPR's Redwood City corporate office is used an example.

Read all about it here.

February 9, 2011

DPR is Purposefully Different, Says Harvard Business Review Blog

Are you different on purpose? The Harvard Business Review blog seems to think DPR is. And that's a good thing. In this article, the author discusses why companies infused with a sense of purpose--like BMW and Whole Foods--outperform those who don't have a clear sense of purpose. He expresses his admiration for DPR's purpose-driven ideology and how that makes the company stand out from the crowd.

February 6, 2011

UCSF Medical Center: New Stem Cell Lab

A unique addition to UCSF's Parnassus Medical Center campus, DPR's Stem Cell Lab (called the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building) is set to open next week. The 68,500-square-foot building houses UCSF's stem cell research efforts and can accommodate up to 300 professors, staff and students.

Discover more about this fascinating project by reading this SF Gate article.