U of A HSIB Building Highlight: Stairs to Encourage Collaborative Learning The University of Arizona Health Sciences Innovation Building (HSIB) is a nine-story, 247,000 SF building serving the University’s diverse medical school. Within the industry of medicine, the different professions are becoming more integrated to create more collaboration to [...]
Banner University Medical Center in Tucson is Open and Operating After four years of construction and design, MWG is pleased to announce that the Banner University Medical Center in Tucson (BUMCT) is open and operating. The nine-story tower has 228 private patient rooms, 20 state-of-the-art operating rooms, a beautiful [...]
U of A Student Success District Construction Underway MWG is excited to annouce that construction is underway for the University of Arizona Student Success District (SSD). This project is a multi-building endeavor, enhancing the existing Main Library, Bear Down Gym, and Science Library. The project also includes a brand new [...]
U of A Hillenbrand Memorial Softball Stadium Re-Opens The University of Arizona Hillenbrand Memorial Softball Stadium reopened this Valentines Day. Although the opening game was cancelled due to rain, players, fans, coaches and more were all smiles to see the re-opening and ribbon cutting of the memorial stadium. The new stadium, [...]
Congratulations Melanie Ormsby on 20 Years at MWG! Today we celebrate Melanie Ormsby for 20 years of service to MWG. Melanie is the force that keeps our company running like a well oiled machine. She takes care of our human resources, manages the finances, attends to marketing efforts, volunteers [...]
MWG Attends Harris Rebar Plant Tour Today MWG joined the Structural Engineers Association of Arizona (SEAoA) Tucson Chapter for the Harris Rebar plant tour. The tour was informative on the process of how the plant bends, cuts and delivers steel reinforcing bars. In addition to the tour, Harris Rebar [...]
Happy Holiday's and Happy New Year from MWG The MWG team celebrated the holiday's and a great 2018 at the Wild Garlic restaurant in Tucson, AZ. From the entire MWG we wish you a happy holiday and fantastic 2019! We are looking forward to celebrate 50 years as an [...]
MWG has won an award for the University of Arizona Biomedical Sciences Partnership Building (BSPB)from the Architects Newspaper. The 2018 Best Healthcare Design award.
MWG has long been known as the go-to structural engineering firm in Southern Arizona, but with the success of its Phoenix office has launched a comprehensive new brand and website. Showcasing a clean, straightforward look that speaks to MWG's direct and no-fuss approach, the branding and website showcases firm’s portfolio and capabilities.
Over the weekend, two of our team members, Melanie Ormsby and Jaime Kafader, volunteered for the Society of Design Administration's 17th Annual Student Design & Build Contest: KIDstruction.
MWG is closing out Summer by celebrating College Colors Day. Employees came to work sporting their favorite College Colors, representing the University of Arizona, Cal Berkeley, Caltech, Washington State, University of New Mexico, Texas A&M, Pima College, and Jackson College. Go Team!
The University of Arizona Health Science Innovation Building (HSIB) is nearing the completion date and we are excited to see the finished product. Martin, MWG is the engineer of record for the building and has been the special inspector since November 2016.
This summer has been exceedingly busy related to MWG and construction efforts for University of Arizona athletics. The Arizona Football Stadium has undergone remodeling, with MWG serving as the engineer of record. The effort began this Spring with a hard deadline to accommodate the team's opening game on September 1.
Please help us in welcoming our newest team member, Harrison Jacobs! Harrison recently graduated with his Master in Structural Engineering from University of California, Berkeley, and is a registered Engineer in Training. Harrison is working with us in the Phoenix office, making his homecoming back to the great state of Arizona after 8 years of studying in California. We are very excited for Harrison joining our growing team!
Today MWG celebrates Professional Engineer’s day, honoring our 6 professional engineers and 3 registered engineers in training. MWG is proud that our team of engineers have worked diligently to obtain and maintain their state licenses, including registration in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado and California.
This summer, MWG started special inspections for the construction of the Banner Hospital Pavilion. This effort, lead by Andy DiLeo with special inspector Kevin Frugoli, is the final piece leading to the opening of The Banner Hospital, closing out a great project that our team has enjoyed working on since late 2014.
In July, MWG's designers of the University of Arizona Bioscience Research Laboratory (BSRL) attended a tour of the building presented by the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL). The speaker at the event guided us through the design intent of the HVAC and lighting system, that had a purpose to make the building comfortable, energy efficient, and cost efficient. Their work has paid off as the building has already guaranteed LEED Silver certification and likely will earn Gold.
MWG kicked off the summer with two of our team members attending the 52nd Structural Engineers Association of Arizona (SEAoA) Convention and Conference at the Wigwam Resort in Litchfield Park, Arizona. One of the highlights - receiving the 2018 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award for a New Building over $10 Million Dollars.