IES Shows Off Team Spirit at UTSA Game

IES Shows Off Team Spirit at UTSA Game Roadrunnner fans packed the Alamodome on October 22 for a crucial Homecoming game between UTSA and the University of North Texas.  The rivalry between the Roadrunners and the Mean Green has grown into one of Conference USA’s best over the last nine years.  After a tightly-contended game […]

IES Partner Gives Speech Supporting Structural Engineering Licensure

IES Partner Gives Speech Supporting Structural Engineering Licensure

IES partner, Justice Edge, PE, gave a speech to the attendees at the state conference in Corpus Christi for the Structural Engineers Association of Texas (SEAoT). Mr. Edge spoke about the current state of licensure examination and that the two levels of structural engineering examination (previously offered separately) were combined (in 2013) into a single, two-day examination that has a 25% pass rate.

Kyle Field Renovations

Case Study - Kyle Field Renovations

On college campuses across the country, December marks the end of the fall semester and the end of another season of college football. At Texas A&M University, December also means the end of another successful season of Aggie football, and the second season in the newly renovated Kyle Field.

IES Project Spotlight: UTRGV School of Medicine

IES Project Spotlight - UTRGV School of Medicine

IES is proud to announce our latest project for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley: Phase I of the UTRGV School of Medicine. IES led both structural and civil engineering for the Medical Academic Building and Auditorium comprising a combined 88,000 total square feet and designed to serve the students, faculty and staff of the new medical school.

Beyond Structural Design: Environmental Psychology

Beyond Structural Design - Environmental Psychology

The shape of the room you are in. The height of the ceiling. The lighting fixtures in your office. Whether or not your office window’s open. The width of the corridors. All of those design elements affect how comfortable you feel in a building and how productive you can be in an office space or how comfortable you may feel in a public space.

Engineering Terminology: Sustainable Design

Engineering Terminology - Sustainable Design

It’s no secret that not all building projects have the environment in mind. Sustainable Design aims to bridge the gap between effective architectural design and thoughtful consideration of the environment.