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Salvage Process in Pictures: West Experiment Station

20 Dec 2016 by

The University of Massachusetts Amherst Physical Sciences Building (PSB) project includes the recreation of West Experiment Station (WES), a 19th Century research laboratory and one of the University’s oldest buildings. Unfortunately, the WES is structurally unsound, due to weak mortar in the building’s structural bearing walls. To save the building, the project dismantles the WES, […]

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WA Promotions • Breana Werner, Cristianne Peschard, Martin Lu, Michael Bushert

16 Dec 2016 by

We are pleased to announce the promotion of four valuable team members. Breana Werner has been named an Associate Principal; Cristianne Peschard, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Martin Lu, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; and Michael Bushert, AIA, LEED AP BD+C have been named Associates. Breana Werner has been named an Associate Principal. Breana joined WA in […]

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Making and Manufacturing – from CNC to cGMP

12 Dec 2016 by

Does the spirit of making have synergies with the demands of manufacturing? Yes, the synergies are evident in the advanced technologies employed in both maker spaces and production facilities. We see an exploration of materials and processes in maker space that impacts highly-automated manufacturing facilities in unexpected ways. There is a beautiful book now circulating […]

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