Solar Canopy Installed at Mount Rushmore National Memorial
(KEYSTONE, S. Dak., April 19, 2019) – A 346-kW carport solar system at Mount Rushmore was unveiled April 22. The new Thomas Jefferson Solar Canopy is a collaboration of installer Pivot Energy, park operator Xanterra Travel Collection, and our firm. The system is estimated to save the park over $40,000 in energy costs annually.
We were honored to be involved in a unique engineering project like this. Anytime we have an opportunity to work with great partners like Xanterra and Pivot Energy to honor an American icon like Mount Rushmore through our commitment to renewable energy, we consider it a win for everyone.”
The solar structure will generate over half of the electricity used at Xanterra’s gift shop and restaurant at Mount Rushmore. It is estimated to reduce existing greenhouse gas emissions by 24 percent. When parking vehicles under the array, visitors are protected from the elements and can enjoy unobstructed views of the Memorial provided by the distinct angular design of the 975 solar panels atop the carport.
DLR Group Engineering Volunteers Strengthen Future City Competition
Students across the United States designed 100% electrically powered cities. DLR Group engineers share what volunteering at the competition taught them.
UNC Health Blue Ridge’s Cancer Center Tome Top Construction Prize
ABC Carolinas recognized the state-of-the-art healthcare facility with the Eagle Award at the 2023 Excellence in Construction Awards.
Firm to Design Boys & Girls Club of Queens Expansion
DLR Group’s design will optimize the club’s impact, crafting an identity within the community and providing new opportunities for the youth of Queens.
New Mixed-Use District, The Point, to Arrive in Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
The Point will serve as a premier destination for retail, dining, entertainment, and hospitality for the local community and visitors.
St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Named Engineering News-Record’s New York Project of the Year
The captivating structure at the rebuilt World Trade Center was honored with Engineering News-Record's 2023 New York Project of the Year.
DLR Group Relocates to Dubai Science Park
Global design firm’s new office in Dubai Science Park provides architecture, interior design, planning, and specialty services in the Middle East and Africa.
Baoshan Long Beach Complex Celebrates with Grand Opening
DLR Group’s master plan and design creates a new landmark in Shanghai, offering a distinctive waterfront cultural experience.
First Class-A Timber Office and Residential Space Debuts in Austin, Texas
T3 ATX Eastside’s new mass timber office and residential space offers a modernized and sustainable option for working and living.
In the Media
Mizzou Athletics Taps DLR Group to Steer Memorial Stadium Renovation Project
The University of Missouri Athletics Department recently announced plans to renovate the North concourse at Memorial Stadium. Read here how our firm is playing an intricate role in elevating the student-athlete and fan experience at Mizzou.
K-12 School Design Trends for 2024: Health, Wellness, Net Zero Energy
DLR Group National K-12 Education Design Leader and Principal Todd Ferking, AIA, A4LE, is leading the discussion on sustainable school design and showing how DLR Group and our design teams are finding unique and creative solutions to deliver healthy educational facilities.
American Business Quarterly
American Business Quarterly Quotes Stu Rothenberger
Principal and Global Higher Education Leader, Stu Rothenberger spoke with American Business Quarterly for their feature on Bucknell University’s Director of Planning, Design and Construction.
Global Gaming Business Magazine
Intersection of Gaming and Hospitality
DLR Group’s Thomas Hoskens explores the intersection of gaming and hospitality entertainment district environments in recent feature.
Watch: Vision for NKC Schools Enabled Through Integrated Design and Collaboration
DLR Group Principal and Design Leader Ian Kilpatrick, AIA, NCARB, and Dr. Katie Lawson sat down with Rob Cassidy of Building Design+Construction to discuss how the vision for the North Kansas City School Early Education Center was brought to life through adaptive reuse, community investment, and integrated design.
Work Design Magazine
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As employees refamiliarize themselves with the office, Principal and Interior Design Leader Nena Martin, RID, IIDA, shares trending design elements expected in 2024.
Abandoned Jail Transformed into Class A County Offices
Principal Larry Smith, AIA, reflects on the transformation and outcomes of turning an abandoned county jail into offices for the county attorneys.