Savannah Cultural Arts Center wins Georgia AIA 2020 Design Award

Long Engineering provided civil engineering design services on The Savannah Cultural Arts Center, which was recently honored by the “Georgia Association of the American Institute of Architects” during their annual statewide 2020 design awards competition. Out of more than 140 entrants from across the state, this notable project was selected as a top award for design excellence. We are proud to have been included on Gunn Meyerhoff Shay’s team, and given an opportunity to play a valuable role.

The center has also received the Honor Award from the South Georgia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

Located at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard and Oglethorpe Avenue, the Savannah Cultural Arts Center is a place where working artists and students of all ages can interact and participate in a love for the visual and performing arts. Completed in 2019, this approximately 42,000 SF facility includes a 400-seat performance hall, a black box theater, studios for dance and the arts, an art exhibit gallery, an outdoor performance space, and a partially restored Elbert Square.

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Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design at Georgia Tech received ENR Southeast’s 2020 Best Green Project Award!

The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design recently received the ENR Southeast’s 2020 Best Green Project Award! LONG was a proud member of Lord Aeck Sargent‘s team, providing civil engineering services for this ambitious green infrastructure project on Georgia Tech’s campus that was a Project of the Year finalist.

Embracing the most rigorous building performance standards in the world, the Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design is a multi-disciplinary building intent on becoming the first Living Building Challenge certified facility in the Southeast.

This 47,000 s.f. building uses just one-third the energy of a similar building, generates more electricity than it uses on an annual basis from solar panels on its roof, and captures and treats rainwater for all purposes, including drinking. Nearly everything removed during construction was salvaged, recycled, or turned into another usable product. The project will serve as a living educational environment, providing hands-on learning opportunities that will be a model for the region and other identical environments worldwide.

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Long Engineering Names New President, Other Senior Officials

Long Engineering is proud to announce that Joe Severin, PE, LEED AP has been named President of the company. Only the second president in Long Engineering’s 22-year history, Joe brings 17 years of technical, managerial, and business experience to the table, 14 of those years at LONG. This promotion recognizes the extraordinary contributions that Joe has made during his tenure. Now, he is going to bring his knowledge and experience to all aspects of Long Engineering. Joe had previously served as Project Manager, and most recently, as Senior Vice President, managing day-to-day operations and strategic business ventures for the firm.

Supporting Joe are Shepherd Long, PE, LEED AP as Chief Executive Officer, and Mike Thurman as Senior Vice President. Rounding out Long Engineering’s management team is Anthony Kamburis, PE, Vice President of Transportation Design; Sammy Powell, PE, Vice President of Transportation and Bridge Design; Randy Sanborn, PE, Vice President of Subsurface Utility Engineering; Dana Butterworth, Vice President of Support Services; and Andrew Pankopp, PE, LEED BD+C, Vice President of Land Development.

These promotions come in the wake of the sudden passing of Long Engineering’s founding President, Ellen Long. Ellen established Long Engineering in 1997 and served as president until 2019.

Long Engineering has confirmed with GDOT that any Master Contracts that were in place prior to Ellen’ s passing (July 5, 2019) will continue, and all of Long Engineering’s work on these projects (past, present, and future) will receive DBE credit for the duration of the contract including all forthcoming associated task orders. Projects and pursuits in which Long Engineering was attached to prior to July 5 will be reviewed by GDOT on a case-by-case basis to determine if DBE credit will be extended to them.

Please visit longeng.com for more information regarding the firm, or contact Joe Severin and Mike Thurman.

 

Long Engineering named a 2019 “Hot Firm” & “Best Firm to Work For”

We are proud to announce that Long Engineering is again the winner of the Zweig Group’s Hot Firm and Best Firms to Work For Awards, which honors outstanding workplaces at AEC firms. Hot Firms are ranked based on three-year growth in revenue, both by percentage and dollar growth.

This is our tenth year winning the Hot Firm award, and the second consecutive year winning the BFTWF award. LONG placed 42nd among the Hot Firms and 20th BFTWF among firms with 50-99 employees in North America. We scored 27 among the Civil Engineering Discipline.

LONG is being recognized for our ability to inspire our teams to perform at the highest levels. We strive to create an environment where people feel valued, can make a difference, and can clearly see where each employee’s contribution fits in to the overall mission and success of the firm.

Firms were evaluated comprehensively on firm culture, workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates, professional development and more. Consideration was taken into account by both management and staff feedback.

The complete list of Hot Firm winners can be accessed here: bit.ly/2019HOTFIRM

The complete list of BFTWF winners can be accessed here: bit.ly/2019ZGAWARDS

100 Influential Women to Know

Engineering Georgia Magazine recently published their inaugural ‘100 Influential Women to Know’ list for their January/February issue. Many people, including Engineering Georgia’s Editorial Board, were asked to recommend, review and determine the 100 women that have provided a tremendous impact in Georgia’s engineering community. We were happy to see our President and Founder, J. Ellen Long, PE, LEED AP make the list and be recognized for her efforts in building a successful civil engineering and surveying firm, dedicated to providing quality, value-based services throughout the southeast. The hard work, sacrifices, and endless hours that she has invested into her company over the years has allowed Long Engineering, Inc. to expand to three different locations, serving clients throughout the Southeast, as well as reach #24 on the 2017 Zweig Group Hot Firm List which recognizes the top 100 fastest growing A/E/P firms in the United States.