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When Humanitarians and Sustainable Design Collide

Inspired by more than the American Dream, Journeyman International partners university students with local and global humanitarian organizations to complete meaningful projects.
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Daniel Wiens was getting ready to graduate from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, California with a degree in construction management. Most students were preparing to work on theoretical thesis projects. He decided there had to be a more practical, meaningful approach so he partnered with an architecture student and they designed and built a dental clinic in Belize.

This would mark the beginning of Journeyman International (JI).

The London Mithraeum: A Future for the Past

Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in London will be located on one of the UK’s most significant archaeological sites
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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com 

Bloomberg’s new European headquarters in London will be located on one of the UK’s most significant archaeological sites – a temple dedicated to the Roman god Mithras. As stewards of the ancient site and artifacts, Bloomberg is creating an innovative museum experience that will change the way we encounter archeology.

Toyota Unveils Campus Design for New North American Headquarters

Company Marks Latest ‘One Toyota’ Milestone with Launch of Transcontinental ‘Ever-Better Expedition’ to Inspire Team Members and Future Innovations
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PLANO, Texas, June 25, 2015 /3BL Media/  - Toyota Motor North America today unveiled architectural renderings of its future North American headquarters, providing new details of the site layout and exterior design of its environmentally sensitive corporate campus.

MGM Resorts Foundation to Offer Architecture & Construction Workshop During 2015 Women’s Leadership Conference

Workshop, which will share insights on how women can succeed in a male-dominated industry, includes a special matchmaking session where attendees can learn about becoming a vendor
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LAS VEGAS, June 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - A new workshop offered during MGM Resorts Foundation’s 2015 Women’s Leadership Conference will provide tips and guidance to women who want to stand out in the field of architecture and construction.  The first ever “Voice, Vision, and Value of Women in Architecture and Construction” Workshop will be held on July 14. The conference runs July 13-14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

AECOM Wins Industry Contribution Award in British Columbia

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The British Columbia Water & Wastewater Association (BCWWA) in Canada has recognized AECOM with its 2015 “Outstanding Contribution to the BCWWA: Group or Organization” Award.

The award, which is given for significant corporate or collective contributions to the success of the BCWWA, was presented at the association’s annual conference, held this year in Kelowna.

Four AECOM employees are currently supporting BCWWA’s work, taking key leadership roles in the association.

Engineers Have a Role to Play in Minimizing Climate Change

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AECOM Impact blog

Michael Li, an environmentally sustainable development engineer based in Melbourne, Australia, explains why he strongly believes that engineers play a role in minimizing climate change.  ​

AECOM Helps Improve the Water Quality of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour

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A culture of caring

AECOM designed and supervised the Harbour Area Treatment Scheme Stage 2A project to improve Victoria Harbour’s water quality — benefiting approximately six million people.

According to Hong Kong’s Drainage Services Department, every day, the country’s 7-million-plus residents generate 2.6 million cubic meters (92 million cubic feet) of raw sewage — the equivalent of 1,400 Olympic-sized swimming pools — much of which is discharged into Victoria Harbour.

AECOM celebrates Safety Week 2015, significant safety improvements

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At AECOM, we understand the importance of creating a safe and healthy working environment where employees can return home safely to their family members every day.

This week, AECOM celebrated its third-annual Safety Week in honor of World Day for Safety and Health at Work on April 28. As part of this effort, AECOM recognizes the employees who help to drive the company’s safety culture, as well as the major safety milestones the company has achieved.

Infrastructure for a Healthy Planet

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On Earth Day, AECOM shares vision for a sustainable path to human society and natural environments

LOS ANGELES, April 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ — On the 45th anniversary of the first Earth Day, AECOM has shared an illustrated vision for developing infrastructure that can address a variety of social, economic and ecological challenges to deliver broader benefits and value.

AECOM Joins the Campbell Institute as a Charter Member

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LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17, 2015 /3BL Media/ — AECOM, the world’s #1-ranked engineering design firm, announced today that it has joined the Campbell Institute as a Charter Member.

Grounded in the belief that safety, health and environmental (SH&E) management is at the core of business vitality and intrinsic to operational success, the Campbell Institute is the SH&E center of excellence at the U.S. National Safety Council (NSC).  As a member, AECOM joins a group of like-minded organizations that are SH&E leaders and serve as the core of the Campbell Institute. 

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