New York Statewide Preservation Conference


Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the 2018 New York Statewide Preservation Conference, which takes place April 26-28 in Albany. The conference is hosted by The Landmark Society of Western New York, Historic Albany Foundation, Preservation League of New York State, and NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Attendees will be surrounded by grand government architecture, diverse city neighborhoods, historic parks, and amazing adaptive reuse projects. Experts, grassroots community advocates, and new voices in the preservation movement will come together at the conference to learn from one another. To learn more, click here.

Courtyard by Marriott; Troy, NY


Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis is providing structural engineering services for the new Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Troy, New York. The latest rooftop photograph shows progress on the project. The five-story, 75,000-square-foot hotel will host 132 rooms and a partial basement. The hotel is to be constructed on a sloping site adjacent to the Hudson River. The main lobby, support space, restaurant, meeting rooms, and fitness area will be located on the first floor, and the Courtyard rooms will be located on the second through fifth floors. The building features an elevated exterior patio extending from the first floor overlooking the river. The partial basement space provides access from the lower parking lot. The building is supported on driven steel H-piles.

Stacey Shufelt Celebrates 19 Years at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis


Stacey Shufelt is celebrating her 19th anniversary at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis this month. Stacey is the firm’s Billing Specialist, managing the firm’s monthly project invoicing. Congratulations, Stacey.

Jamie Davis Presenting at BIM-M Symposium in New Jersey


Jamie Davis, P.E., LEED AP, Principal, is presenting at the BIM-M Symposium hosted by the Masonry Contractors of New Jersey. Jamie will share the latest developments in the masonry industry that are being developed for the design community by BIM-M and others. Jamie is an affiliate member of The Masonry Society (TMS) Board and is Chair of the BIM-M Committee for TMS, part of the BIM-M Initiative. The BIM-M Initiative is focused on promoting BIM within the masonry industry. Jamie is a LEED-accredited professional and is licensed in New York and Connecticut.

Kyle Oberdorf Celebrates 5 Years at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis


Kyle Oberdorf, P.E., is celebrating his 5th anniversary at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis this month. He provides engineering design support on many of the firm’s housing, educational, and medical projects. He also works on many of the firm’s structural investigation and testing projects. Kyle holds professional engineering licenses in New York and Pennsylvania. Congratulations, Kyle.

Kyle Gardner Celebrates 13 Years at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis


Kyle Gardner is celebrating his 13th anniversary at Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis this month. As a construction inspector, Kyle has performed numerous SWPPP inspections. Kyle also works with the survey team and conducts field testing work for many of our projects. Congratulations, Kyle.

Jamie Davis Attending TMS 2018 Spring Meeting


Jamie Davis, P.E., LEED AP, Principal, is attending The Masonry Society 2018 Spring Meeting in New Orleans this week. Jamie is a TMS Board member and Chair of the TMS BIM-M Committee, part of the BIM-M Initiative, which is serving to establish a roadmap for masonry design in BIM applications.

ACI CNY Design & Installation Awards


Congratulations to the design teams and projects that were recognized at last night’s ACI CNY Design & Installation Awards Banquet. Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis brought home two silver awards for our work on the Binghamton University Energy R&D Building (Excellence in Masonry) and the Cornell University Health Services Facility (Excellence in Concrete). We are proud to have worked with the design teams on both projects.

Binghamton University Energy R&D Building; Binghamton, NY (Excellence in Masonry)

Cornell University Health Services Facility; Ithaca, NY (Excellence in Concrete)

ACI CNY Design & Installation Awards


Several members of the Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis staff will be attending Wednesday’s Design & Installation Awards Banquet for the Central NY Chapter of the American Concrete Institute. John Pillar, as President of the Chapter, will serve as the emcee for the event.  The evening will also include a presentation by Honora Spillane, Deputy Commissioner of the City of Syracuse Department of Neighborhood and Business Development.

Masonry Award Nominees:

  • Arc Park Bandstand and Concession Building; Herkimer, NY
  • Binghamton University Energy R&D Building; Binghamton, NY*
  • Community Library of DeWitt & Jamesville
  • State Tower Building Parapet & Facade Repair; Syracuse, NY
  • The Agency, Broome County IDA/LDC Building; Binghamton, NY

Concrete Award Nominees:

  • Cornell University Health Services Facility; Ithaca, NY*
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton at Destiny; Syracuse, NY
*Ryan Biggs | Clark Davis projects
 

For more information, visit https://www.acicny.org/event-2863278.

Jamie Davis Presenting at Masonry Education Day


Jamie Davis, P.E., LEED AP, Principal, is presenting at the Masonry Education Day in Albany on April 3. Jamie will share the latest developments in the masonry industry that are being developed for the design community by BIM-M and others. Congressman Paul Tonko is the Keynote Speaker for the event hosted by the Upstate Masonry Institute. Jamie is an affiliate member of The Masonry Society (TMS) Board and is Chair of the BIM-M Committee for TMS, part of the BIM-M Initiative. The BIM-M Initiative is focused on promoting BIM within the masonry industry. Jamie is a LEED-accredited professional and is licensed in New York and Connecticut.