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Using Trauma-Informed Design for the Most Vulnerable Populations

Architects are acutely aware that our surroundings have a profound impact on our mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing. A design informed by empathy and compassion -- especially in spaces meant for vulnerable populations – is essential for individuals living with ...
Surveillance Camera

Lessons from the Field: New Methods for Designing Effective Video Surveillance

One of the most challenging aspects of designing video surveillance systems is outfitting our clients with comprehensive coverage. Over the past 10 years, as I’ve managed major airport, rail, multimodal transit, and tunnel security system project in various metropolitan areas, ...
Davis Barracks Walkway

Designing for People, Modernization and Readiness

As we prepare for the 2022 Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Joint Engineer Training Conference, we once again find ourselves in the midst of a significant shift in the national security landscape for the United States and our allies. ...
Construction Safety Week

Putting Safety at the top of our Game

All of us at STV are part of a larger team. Whether we work primarily in an office environment or directly in the field at a construction site, we are all fulfilling a common goal to deliver the best solutions ...
STV Employees at CMAA Chicago

Staying Organized: The Importance of Professional Organizations in New Careers

When early career professionals enter the industry, often their network consists of former classmates and coworkers. That’s why, as they start their exciting new positions, it’s also important for them to seek out professional organizations that will in turn, allow ...
CATS LYNX Blue Line Extension Light Rail Project

Effective Community Outreach for Equitable Outcomes

A key question I ask myself and my team at the onset of every new project is, “how can we make transportation more affordable, accessible, and equitable? How can we ensure through our community outreach that we have heard all ...
CLT Terminal Rendering

A 360- degree View: Accessibility and Inclusivity with 3-D Mapping

When video games first came out, a misguided concern was that they would rot kids’ brains. For me, they did the complete opposite. Today’s games feature realistic renderings of entire universes and can be played with someone halfway across the ...

Helping Clients Provide Equity in Transit Service

As transit planners, working with our clients and community stakeholders to create more equitable access to public transportation – regardless of race, gender, age, or income level – is central to who we are and what we do. Whether it ...

STV’s Thought Leaders on Display at IBC 2021

As the leader of STV’s national bridge practice, I’ve never been more excited by the innovation and creativity of our team. STV’s unique approach to the design and construction management of our nation’s roadway and bridge infrastructure will be on ...

A Home for Environmental Stewardship

My career as a professional environmental planner was already underway in 1989 when a transformative moment alerted me to what I actually wanted to be when I grew up. That moment came at my first ever National Association of Environmental ...

A Road Map to Success for Women in Construction

I recently took part in a panel discussion – virtually of course – regarding women’s roles in the construction industry and the challenges they face. While we all know that the construction industry as a whole is dominated by men ...
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A woman sits in the garden at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women

Using Trauma-Informed Design for the Most Vulnerable Populations

Architects are acutely aware that our surroundings have a profound impact on our mental, emotional, and…

Read More

Surveillance Camera

Lessons from the Field: New Methods for Designing Effective Video Surveillance

One of the most challenging aspects of designing video surveillance systems is outfitting our clients with…

Read More

Davis Barracks Walkway

Designing for People, Modernization and Readiness

As we prepare for the 2022 Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Joint Engineer Training Conference,…

Read More

Construction Safety Week

Putting Safety at the top of our Game

All of us at STV are part of a larger team. Whether we work primarily in…

Read More

STV Employees at CMAA Chicago

Staying Organized: The Importance of Professional Organizations in New Careers

When early career professionals enter the industry, often their network consists of former classmates and coworkers….

Read More

CATS LYNX Blue Line Extension Light Rail Project

Effective Community Outreach for Equitable Outcomes

A key question I ask myself and my team at the onset of every new project…

Read More

CLT Terminal Rendering

A 360- degree View: Accessibility and Inclusivity with 3-D Mapping

When video games first came out, a misguided concern was that they would rot kids’ brains….

Read More

Helping Clients Provide Equity in Transit Service

As transit planners, working with our clients and community stakeholders to create more equitable access to…

Read More

STV’s Thought Leaders on Display at IBC 2021

As the leader of STV’s national bridge practice, I’ve never been more excited by the innovation…

Read More

A Home for Environmental Stewardship

My career as a professional environmental planner was already underway in 1989 when a transformative moment…

Read More

A Road Map to Success for Women in Construction

I recently took part in a panel discussion – virtually of course – regarding women’s roles…

Read More

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