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JAMA History Comes to Light on Current Project

Senior Project Manager Ben Rogowski stumbled onto a little bit of JAMA history this week with As Built drawings of the Amestoy Elementary School in Gardena, CA. It turns out that JAMA founder John A. “Jack” Martin was the engineer of record for the original school, constructed in 1955. We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to work on this facility again, with a modernization and building addition c
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Project Spotlight: Hatch Laboratory Adaptive Reuse

Each month JAMA’s marketing department tries to shed a little extra light on a project so staff, colleagues and clients can see firsthand the ways we’re serving our clients and the industry with engineering excellence. This month’s spotlight project is The Hatch – a flexible lab and office space for emerging bioscience and tech companies. Designed by BAM Architecture Studio, the adaptive reuse and conversion transfor
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Work on CoreSite Data Centers Moving Along

Senior Project Engineers Adena Nik and Sam Domiati have been busy these days with two of JAMA’s CoreSite Data Center projects. The 4-story, 175,000 SF SV8 (Silicon Valley 8) project in Santa Clara is nearly complete, with individual floor build-outs happening currently. The LA3 project has a way to go, with only steel framing complete. JAMA is thrilled to have data center projects in both NorCal and SoCal. Photo cred
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Kaiser Riverside-Cirby MOB Officially Open

We’ve just started to get professional photos of the Kaiser Riverside-Cirby MOB, which officially opened in September of this year but is still finalizing exterior sitework. The new 200,000 square foot, 5-story MOB in Roseville used ConXtech steel moment frames integrated with prefab exterior wall panels and was designed to achieve LEED Gold. In addition to kudos for architect HOK and contractor Clark Construction, t
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Kaiser Riverside Cirby Earns Top Honors at Design Excellence Event

The new 210,000 square foot Kaiser Riverside Cirby Medical Office Building in Roseville received a well-deserved honor last night. Completed with architect HOK as a replacement facility, The Riverside Cirby facility took home the Design Excellence Award in the New Construction over $10M / Lean Culture category. The award was given by Kaiser Permanente in recognition of the contributions of KP professional design cons
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Getting Cozy with Godzilla at the Cinerama Dome

Sometimes it’s amazing what engineers do for their jobs. This week JAMA Associate Principal Matt Timmers and Project Manager Hossain Ghaffari got warm and cozy with Godzilla at the top of the Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. When the two arrived for a site visit to check loads and cable anchors of the inflatable monster on top of the structure, they expected to simply take a look from the ground and discuss the installati
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LAX Tom Bradley Terminal Earns Top Transportation Award

The Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) Expansion at Los Angeles International Airport is, even years after its completion, still garnering attention. Selected by an international jury of top designers, architects, curators and academics, the project was named the winning Transportation category project of The Plan Award 2019. The award aims to disseminate knowledge of and improve the quality of work done by de
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JAMA Helps Prepare Japanese Samurai House for Transport to Huntington

After a 2-year study, JAMA is assisting The Huntington Library in moving forward with the seismic renovation and relocation of a former samurai house from Marugame Japan to the Huntington’s San Marino campus. The team for the project, referred to as the Japanese Heritage House, has grown to include two Japanese architects, one American architect, a general contractor, framers, and craftsmen. In March, Project Manager
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Hospital Project in China Making Headway

JAMA’s efforts on the conceptual design of the Fifth Xiang Ya hospital in ChangSha, China, are becoming a reality. Construction on the 2,500+ bed facility began earlier this year and is moving at lightning speed. JAMA worked on the design with Payette’s Boston office, which features a series of mega-structures to accommodate outpatient services for 100,000 people daily in an “eco-hospital in the garden.” In total, th
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Kaiser Baldwin Park Tops Out

JAMA’s team on the 60,000 square foot Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park Medical Office Building (MOB) have a lot to be proud of. On November 9th the team joined KP administrators and other design team members including Frank Webb Architects and Pankow Builders for the project’s topping out. The completion of the facility’s structure was due in part to the use of ConXtech – a modular, prefabricated structural steel
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