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Hosteling International Project Using Modular to Speed Construction

Led by Partner Jackie Vinkler, JAMA’s team issued a DD package this month for the Hosteling International Santa Monica project, a unique renovation/new construction project just blocks from the beach. The project adds 46 new rooms without shutting down this popular location by incorporating prefab wood-framed modules: 6 per floor stacked 4-stories high on top of a concrete podium. Craned in place and complete with ME
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Natural History Museum Project Receives Go Ahead

In such bleak times it’s nice to receive some uplifting news, particularly about projects that support our collective learning and community-building. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County expansion is the second large-scale effort undertaken for this institution by JAMA Partner Jackie Vinkler, this time in collaboration with Frederick Fisher and Partners. Referred to as the Natural History Museum Commons,
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JAMA Celebrates #WomeninEngineering

In anticipation of Saturday, June 23rd as International Women in Engineering Day (#INWED18), JAMA introduced some of the amazing individuals who produce and support the firm’s award-winning engineering on LinkedIn. Her Yang Lee, E.I.T., who joined JAMA last September, was the first in the five-part series, followed by Jennifer “Jenni” Shishido who serves as JAMA’s Director of Contracts & Risk M
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JAMA Launches Women’s Round Table

2018 has unofficially been called the Year of the Woman. With 30% of JAMA’s workforce female, it was only fitting that the JAMA Women’s Round Table take shape. Spearheaded by Partner Jacqueline “Jackie” Vinkler and Project Manager Kim Pacheco, the group offers a forum for dialogue and actions that create a more supportive work environment. The group will conduct quarterly meetings with topics and speakers ranging fro
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JAMA Represents ENR’s ‘Best of the Best’

In early January Partner Jackie Vinkler served as a judge for ENR Magazine’s ‘Best of the Best’ awards program, which recognizes the nation’s best projects and project teams. The award process is the culmination of a nearly year-long effort put forth by dozens of industry judges and the ENR editorial team to identify the pinnacle of design and construction achievement in the entire U.S. among projects completed betwe
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