September 26, 2014

Cabo Hurricane Odile 14 September 2014

On 14 September 2014, an intense tropical cyclone made landfall in Cabo San Lucas. With winds as high as 130 mph and heavy rain, Hurricane Odile caused extensive damage...
September 23, 2014

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger's Chicago Office is on the move!

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger (SGH) is pleased to announce the new location of its growing Chicago office.
September 17, 2014

SGH Project Selected as the 2014 Dream Home of the Year by Real Simple and This Old House

Real Simple and This Old House awarded their first 2014 Dream Home of the Year award to Blu Homes’ LA Model Home Breezehouse, for which SGH was the Engineer-of-Record.  The home, which will be featured in Real Simple and This Old House...

September 12, 2014

Ron Hamburger Publishes Op-Ed on South Napa Earthquake in ENR

SGH’s Ron Hamburger published an op-ed piece titled “On Further Review, the South Napa Earthquake was a Success Story for Buildings,” in the 15 September 2014 issue of Engineering News-Record.  In his article, Ron notes...

September 11, 2014

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger selected for BSCES 2014 Large Employer Recognition Award

The Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section (BSCES) of the American Society of Civil Engineers recently selected SGH to receive the 2014 Large Employer Recognition Award.  This award is presented to an organization that encourages its...

August 18, 2014

SGH Projects Honored at Los Angeles Conservancy's 2014 Preservation Awards

The Los Angeles Conservancy recently honored two SGH projects at their 2014 Preservation Awards Ceremony.  The awards recognize outstanding achievements in the field of historic preservation.  The President’s Award was given to...

August 8, 2014

Dancing Ladies Wins NCSEA 2014 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award

We are pleased to announce that "Dancing Ladies" - Structural Engineering for the East Station Plaza "Danseurs" Sculptures in Union City, California has been honored with the National Council of Structural Engineers...

August 1, 2014

Natural History Museum Of Utah Wins SCUP and AIA Honor Award

The Natural History Museum of Utah at the Rio Tinto Center just received its sixth award to date. This most recent award was presented by The Society for College and University Planning and The American Institute of Architects’ Committee on...

July 24, 2014

SGH works with actLAB to rebuild classrooms in wake of the 2013 typhoon in the Philippines

In October 2013, a 7.2 magnitude earthquake followed by a typhoon crippled the Philippines.  More than 1,000 classrooms were destroyed leaving 15,000 children without a suitable place to learn.

SGH has been participating in a pro bono...

July 22, 2014

Tom Schwartz Receives ASTM International's Carl G. Cash Award

SGH’s Tom Schwartz received ASTM’s Carl G. Cash Award at an ASTM International awards ceremony in Toronto last month.  Established in 2007, the Carl G. Cash Award recognizes outstanding research-oriented contributions by ASTM...