December 2017

JAMA Rings in the Holidays

JAMA always celebrates the holidays in a big way, but this year brought the competition (and cheer) to new levels. An in-office decorating contest started off the season and was an opportunity for staff to showcase their creativity, especially considering that the pending move to the other side of our building meant this was the last holiday celebrated in our current space. Marketing Director Evita Oseguera received
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Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Gains OSHPD SPC-2 Approval

Since 2005 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) has been working to improve research and treatment facilities and achieve the required seismic upgrades to meet OSHPD standards. JAMA was retained in 2012 by CHLA to outline scope and cost related to SB1953 requirements to remove acute care services from the two SPC-1 buildings (totaling approximately 410,000 square feet) on their Hospital campus. During this evaluati
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The Future of Technology Article By JAMA’s BIM Director

JAMA’s BIM Director Marcello Sgambelluri authored an article for AutoDesk on the future of Virtual Reality (VR) within the design industries. The article is a powerful acknowledgement of the changes coming to the design and construction industry, and JAMA’s capabilities in this technological arena. Through a dedicated VR station and Marcello’s assistance, teams use virtual environments and gaming technologies to visu
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JAMA Staff Add Engineering Credentials

JAMA staff are constantly evolving in terms of their professional and personal skills, including adding engineering credentials. This month several JAMA staff members passed important milestones, including Project Manager Ben Rogowski (right) passing his SE exam and David Dorier-Sammut (left) passing his CE exam. Additionally, Kent Kaewwaen, Greg Orozco and Shane Fitzgerald attended a DSA Academy Class on Structural
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