Project News

SKA Project Wins ENR Award of Merit

Winning engineering awards… it’s not why we do what we do, but it’s always nice to get recognition. NCSU Memorial Belltower won the 2021 ENR Award of Merit for Restoration. Putting the mechanical systems for heating and cooling underground was just one of the challenges. Structural challenges abounded with adding in a winding staircase and…

SKA enjoyed recent UNCG Nursing Building Ribbon Cutting

SKA staff enjoyed the groundbreaking ceremony for the Nursing Instruction Building at UNC Greensboro recently. SKA provided structural design and building envelope engineering for this new 180,000 square foot, state-of-the-art teaching and research facility. SKA also provided building envelope commissioning and special inspections. The new facility includes classrooms, research suites, and a community engagement center;…

Recent tour of beautiful NC A&T ERIC Building

SKA recently was treated to a tour through the beautiful Engineering Research and Innovation Complex (ERIC) Building, located prominently at the main entrance to NC A&T State University in Greensboro (EYP Architecture and Engineering, Architects). SKA provided structural design, as well as MEP and building envelope commissioning for the project. The facility is top notch…

Making a splash at UVA!

We’re thrilled to have been awarded the term contract with UVA for their Building Envelope Peer Review and Consultation needs. We look forward to working with UVA into the future. This was a joint effort and took a lot of team work. A big thank you to all of the SKA staff who helped with…

Storm Season Checklist

The Atlantic hurricane season is from June 1 to November 30 and the Eastern Pacific hurricane season is from May 15 to November 30. Hurricanes and other high-wind conditions can cause significant damage, costs, and interruptions; this list will help you to prepare for hurricanes and navigate recovery. Click here to download the checklist.

Tepke to speak at ICRI conference

Stadiums take a beating, battling the elements on the upper concourses is usually a major problem. Surface concrete  deteriorates due to freezing and thawing distress. Water infiltration issues often stem from incorrect original installation of expansion joints, aged sealants, aged EJ’s and sub-roofs not being water tight and not addressing or poorly addressing ponding issues….

The right place. The right time.

While on the Wake Forest University campus last week to get some project photography, the perfect opportunity arose to get a personal tour of the new Sports Performance Center with some of the amazing folks who are helping to make the new center a reality! SKA is proud to be a part of this new,…

SKA presenting at the 2018 ASCE NC Section Spring Technical Seminar

SKA’s John Mancuso and Mike Parker will be presenting at ASCE’s NC Section Spring Technical Seminar. John’s presentation will discuss the design process utilized for the Steven Tanger Center for Performing Arts and the specific challenges faced when designing the structure of a performing arts center. Discussion will include a design review of the balcony, the…