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Kaiser Moreno Valley Hospital Expansion

Construction is about to get underway with Whiting Turner on Kaiser Permanente’s Moreno Valley Expansion, a CO Architects-designed project that includes a new seismically separated two-level Diagnostic and Treatment (D&T) building as well as an addition to the Moreno Valley Medical Center (MVMC) campus. In total, the effort encompasses 93,192 square feet of new construction and 20,300 square feet of demolition/ma
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JAMA Celebrates the Holidays – Family Style

A highlight of JAMA employee’s social calendar is the Family Holiday Party – a happy hour celebration each December that invites employees and their families. This December more than 80 people, including 15+ kids, joined for ornament decorating, food and cocktails, a magic show by the one and only “Kentini”, a Santa Claus appearance, and hand-picked gifts for the kids (made possible by lists from the parents an
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JAMA Celebrates Halloween

From Jim Hopper of Stranger Things to Napoleon to Lego, JAMA has got it covered this Halloween! Our office held its annual costume competition, and visited with neighboring companies inside the Fed Reserve Bank building to see if ours were better (it was a close call this year). Everyone pitched in for the lunch potluck too……
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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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JAMA Re-institutes a Time-Honored Tradition

Thanks to the firm’s Activities & Adventures Committee, JAMA reinstated an old tradition this past weekend in Pasadena with the 2019 Family Picnic. The afternoon gathering brought together employees, families, kids, and even dogs to a beautiful shaded park. The group cam together for games, food, drinks and the opportunity to catch up on things outside of work – enjoying things like an all-ages relay
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2018 Marks JAMA’s 65th Anniversary

Spring 2018 marked JAMA’s 65th anniversary, a proud occasion highlighted by our newly renovated office space filled with talented staff leading the firm into the future. Since our founding in 1953, JAMA has continually expanded services, fostered new leaders, and pioneered the use of technology to support clients. Today, JAMA applies lessons learned from 65 years of structural engineering with a range of advanced tec
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JAMA Employees Rise to the Challenge for the YMCA

This September a group of JAMA high steppers took on 75 stories of the US Bank Tower in DTLA, which is home to the tallest stairwell west of the Mississippi. The effort was not only good for the group’s lungs but served as an important fundraiser for YMCA. Every dollar raised supported YMCA community programs in and around Downtown Los Angeles, including supporting YMCA program participation for children, teens
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JAMA’s Work on Broad Museum Veil Honored by NCSEA

The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) has honored JAMA’s design for the Broad Museum’s exterior “Veil” with a 2017 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award! The veil at Los Angeles’ Broad Museum is a structural exoskeleton that drapes over the building’s interior. As the defining feature of this world-class institution, this porous yet absorptive screen made of 2,500 fiberglass reinforce
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JAMA Triathletes Compete for Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Last Sunday, JAMA’s first triathlon team made up of Mike Brown, Sam Domiati and Larry Pitkin, took to the beaches and streets of Malibu to compete in the Malibu Triathlon Classic Relay. Money raised by the Nautica Malibu Triathlon goes to the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ Pediatric Cancer Research Program, which is dedicated to curing and preventing childhood cancers. The program provides groundbreaking treatments
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Work Begins on LAUSD’s Venice High School Modernization

JAMA was part of the winning Design-Build pursuit for Venice High School’s comprehensive modernization, and is getting underway on designs with Architect NAC and Contractor Hensel Phelps. The project, which will upgrade existing infrastructure and campus-wide structures, will also construct multiple new venues. New construction includes two, two-story classroom buildings, a gymnasium with faculty offices, specialty c
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