The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Published David Kimball’s article on the Trempealeau County Health Care Center in the 2018 AAH Academy Journal! Click on the Journal Below to learn about the Road to Recovery: Person-Centered Design Behavioral Health.
Wendel is proud to announce that David Duchscherer, PE is celebrating his 50 year anniversary with the firm in 2018. Dave is a Professional Engineer in numerous states and Chairman of the Board at Wendel, as well as being an expert in Public Transportation projects. He has been involved in countless projects across the country. Most recently, the Cinder Bed Road Bus Maintenance Facility for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority received Diamond level recognition from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of New York. He was also an integral part of the completion of the Niagara Falls Intermodal Transportation Center. This project was over 20 years in the making and completed in 2016.
Dave began his career in 1968 with Duchscherer Oberst Design, which merged with Wendel in 2000 to form Wendel Duchscherer Architects & Engineers, which today is known as Wendel. Throughout his 50 year career, Dave has seen the engineering profession evolve from project focused solutions to sophisticated, cost effective, environmentally sensitive designs. His passion for transit design is as evident as ever today with his continued leadership in many cutting edge initiatives throughout the company. At the University at Buffalo, he serves as Wendel’s representative on the progressing driverless Olli Bus project, a 3D printed autonomous vehicle. He also continues to present both locally and across the county on engineering issues to various groups including the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), the State University of New York (SUNY) Physical Plant Administrators Association and the Niagara International Transportation Technology Coalition (NITTEC).
Wendel is proud to announce that the Amherst Chamber of Commerce has presented us with the 2018 Innovation Award. The award was presented October 22, 2018 at “The Event” at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens where over 400 members were in attendance. This annual event takes place every October and celebrates business excellence in Western New York.
Wendel has been recognized through the eyes of the Chamber and its membership as a firm that goes beyond the industry standard to advance our product or service through the use of cutting‐edge practices and/or strategic integration of technology. It is through our unique and innovative approach to project delivery in the marketplace for which we were recognized, including ourimmersion process, master builder approach and ability to deliver turnkey projects.
The company also received Certificates of Recognition from multiple legislators across the state of New York. As part of the award, Stewart C. Haney, CEO was interviewed by the Amherst Chamber for their video. The portion of the video featuring Wendel is available on Youtube:
Wendel is pleased to announce that Construction Practice Area Leader, Mark D. Molnar, PE, has been named a member of the Design-Build Committee of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of New York. This committee serves to educate members and the public on design-build and monitor/pursue legislation in the interest of this project delivery method which can offer innovative design, shorter schedules and cost savings on certain projects.
“At Wendel, because we have designers, engineers, construction professionals and owners involved from day one, we can deliver the best project for our clients and meet their needs, budget, schedule and expectations. Mark’s involvement with the ACEC New York Design-Build Committee reinforces our commitment to providing open book transparency and allows us to stay abreast of changes in the industry so we can continue to best serve our clients.” – Stewart C. Haney, CEO
Founded in 1921, the ACEC New York is the state’s premier organization for consulting engineering firms, representing 270 companies and 25,000 employees in New York. ACEC New York is a strong supporter of the design-build delivery tool, and looks forward to working with our industry partners and state and city public policy makers to expand authorization of design-build in New York State and further refine and enhance its effective use in the future (https://acecny.org/page/designbuild).
Mark has over 33 years of experience in the planning, design and management of multidiscipline projects for both public and private clients, with an emphasis on gaming/ hospitality, public transit and commercial projects throughout the United States. He is well versed in a variety of project delivery methods, including traditional design-bid-build, construction management and design-build. He is experienced at acting as an owner’s representative/owner’s project manager for design and construction projects. Mark helps owners understand all of their options and assists them with choosing the delivery method that best fits their project needs.