February 2012

Sustainability: Why It Matters and How to Approach It

by The Burns & McDonnell Team February 28, 2012

Sustainability is more than a buzzword: it’s the new way of doing business. For us, true sustainability means taking a balanced, holistic approach to meeting economic, environmental and social responsibilities, for ourselves and for our clients. We made a commitment to sustainability several years ago, not because it was the it thing to do, but […]

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Kansas City Photographer Wins ADDY for Burns & McDonnell Project

by The Burns & McDonnell Team February 23, 2012

The Kansas City advertising community recently gathered for the annual ADDY awards, the nation’s largest creative advertising competition. Local photographer Alistair Tutton won a Gold ADDY for his images of Burns & McDonnell’s Jet Test Cell facility in Mississippi, which were also featured in Wired magazine. “I’ve been entering projects in the local ADDYs for […]

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Celebrating National Engineer’s Week: 5 of the Best Engineering Inventions of All Time

by The Burns & McDonnell Team February 20, 2012

Today marks the beginning of National Engineer’s Week, a week that celebrates the positive contributions engineers make to our society. We thought it appropriate to pay tribute to some of the things that forever changed the world and the way we live with a list of five of the best engineering inventions of all time. […]

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Big Changes Coming to Science City on March 12

by The Burns & McDonnell Team February 17, 2012

Big changes are on the way for Union Station’s Science City, and if you’ve been there recently, you’ve probably noticed a new exhibit taking shape. Science on a Sphere— an exhibit that will bring a world of information to Science City — will debut on March 12 after four months of construction.Science on a Sphere […]

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Diverging Diamond Interchange Shifts Traffic for Safety & Efficiency

by The Burns & McDonnell Team February 9, 2012

The diverging diamond interchange (DDI) is a relatively new — and undoubtedly unique — highway interchange concept starting to take shape around the country. While its design may seem complex at first glance, it essentially shifts traffic to the opposite side of the road. It’s been shown to improve the safety and efficiency of traffic […]

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