State of Minnesota recognizes two LEO A DALY projects with Best of B3 Awards
Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Historic Fort Snelling Revitalization Plank Museum & Visitors Center receive Best of B3 Recognitions from the State of Minnesota.
LEO A DALY selected to design new Omaha Police and Fire Headquarters
The City of Omaha has selected LEO A DALY for planning and design of future modern public safety facility combining Police and Fire Department Headquarters in downtown Omaha.
Rauzia Ally Featured in Washington Business Journal Special Edition
The Managing Principal of the Washington, D.C. studio is featured in the Women’s History Month edition of WBJ’s People on the Move.
LEO A DALY promotes Christy Coleman to lead luxury hospitality design
LEO A DALY promotes Christy Coleman to Design Director – Interiors to lead luxury, lifestyle and boutique hospitality design.
AIA Minnesota awards design of Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s facility
The Minnesota Chapter of the AIA has awarded LEO A DALY’s design of the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office with a Framework for Design Excellence Commendation, one of six commendation awards culled from 46 entries.
Omaha transit stations awarded ‘Outstanding Achievement’ for concrete design
The American Concrete Institute’s Nebraska chapter recognized Omaha Rapid Bus Transit (ORBT) stations for outstanding concrete design
LEO A DALY’s design for Omaha Rapid Bus Transit’s 24 stations has received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Nebraska chapter of the American Concrete Institute. The award was presented during a virtual awards banquet April 22. LEO A DALY led structural engineering as well as architecture, technology design, and electrical and mechanical engineering.
Stations for Metro Transit’s Omaha Rapid Bus Transit (ORBT) system used concrete for foundations, station platforms, piers and pilasters. The material was selected to achieve multiple design goals in 24 unique of configurations while achieving a premium, easily recognizable brand appearance.
LEO A DALY’s structural engineers calculated specific properties to ensure a high aesthetic value as well as user-friendliness and durability — all while meeting challenges unique to each of the station’s 24 sites. For example, pier heights at each station vary according to the slope of the ground, and foundation design minimized impacts to underground utilities. Engineers also specified concrete characteristics that facilitate rapid constructability to minimize road closures during construction.
Thoughtful concrete design and specification helped ORBT transit stations achieve their signature brand appearance to aid in wayfinding and usability. At the same time, it enhanced transit-user experiences and the longevity of infrastructure at each station.