Deployable Tensegrity Structures Using Pneumatic Compression Members

May 6th, 2019

U+C-R+D, Uzun+Case’s research division, in collaboration with the Georgia Tech School of Architecture recently published a paper entitled “Deployable Tensegrity Structures Using Pneumatic Compression Members”.The paper was co-authored by Jonathan Desi-Olive and Michael Koliner of Georgia Tech and James Case, Vinay Teja Meda and Chris Putman of Uzun+Case.
Please follow this link: http://ucportal/w/images/a/a5/Jimarticle.pdf for the paper.

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ACEC 1st Place Award

April 8th, 2019

We are excited to announce that our University of Louisville Pedestrian Bridge project was awarded 1st Place Award in Special Projects Category by the ACEC of Georgia. The project is a unique structure resulting from the close collaboration with the GBBN Architects and Formations Studio. Using digital technology as a medium, the team created a work of architecture, engineering and art which is inspiring not just to children but to all who experience it.

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ACI, Georgia Chapter – Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards

April 2nd, 2019

Uzun+Case has won six of the 2018 American Concrete Institute (ACI) Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards, including two 1st Place Awards!

These awards recognize concrete projects that are at the forefront of innovation and technology.

We thank our clients for giving us the opportunity to work on these special projects, and congratulate all team member and structural engineers for their accomplishment.

High Rise Category- Award of Excellence
Lilli Midtown- Atlanta, GA

Mid Rise Category – Outstanding Achievement Award
371 East Paces Ferry Medical Office Building – Atlanta, GA

Low Rise Category – 1st Place Award
Mercedes – Benz Corporate US Headquarters- Sandy Springs, GA

Restoration Category – 1st Place Award
Alliance Theater Transformation- Atlanta. GA

Parking Deck Category- Award of Excellence
CHOA Center for Advanced Pediatrics – Atlanta, GA
Northside Midtown Medical – Atlanta, GA

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Introduce a Girl to Engineering 2019

April 1st, 2019

Uzun + Case was proud to be a sponsor at the annual ACEC Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day at Kennesaw State University on Saturday, March 23rd. The event is an opportunity to introduce 4th to 8th grade girls to engineering through hands-on activities.
For our activity, the students made structures out of toothpicks and marshmallows and placed them on “seismic jello” to see if their building would withstand an “earthquake”. It was a fun day!

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