Syska Hennessy – Winter 2020


A few words from Gary and Cyrus

With the holidays fast approaching, we are reflecting on the year that is ending.

Project Héroe

Modular Defense Against Future Pandemics

Let There Be Light, but Not Too Much

Syska Brings Shade and Comfort to Christ Cathedral

Vertical Transport

Rises to the Challenge of COVID-19

Syska Arrives at Destination Crenshaw

Powering New Outdoor Museum That Celebrates Black Los Angeles

On the Road to Avenues

Engineering a New School in Shenzhen, China

Spotlight on SHAPE

The social unrest of 2020 has only reinforced our belief that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are critical components of business success.

Rob Ioanna Talks Toilets

If you want to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in office buildings, you have to assess risk in every area of a facility, including restrooms.

Syska Snippets

In every issue of Connections, we update you on important developments at Syska that you might have missed. Here are some of the latest ones:

Curious about Prefabrication in Healthcare

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Syska Hennessy Group is a leading global, full service MEP firm with specialist services for information and communication technology, commissioning, architectural lighting design, vertical transportation and sustainability. With more than 500 professionals across 18 offices, we provide a full range of engineering services for projects of every size and every budget. Since 1928, we have been designing smarter, safer and more efficient buildings by integrating essential systems that adopt to our changing world.

Editor Michelle Galindez Russo

Lead Writer/Copy Editor Rachel Antman, Saygency

Creative Direction and Development Supreme Creative Ltd

Communications Editor Jonathan Forman

Image Credits

Project Heroe: HLW and the Project Héroe team Destination Crenshaw: Perkins&Will Christ Cathedral: © 2020 Tom Bonner Avenues School: Efficiency Lab for Architecture

Contributors Project Héroe: Gary Brennen, Thomas Ford, Robin Mosely, David Louis Swartz FAIA IIDA (HLW International LLP) Destination Crenshaw: Wichai Tusakul, Michael Adebanjo, Drake Hawthorne (Perkins&Will) Christ Cathedral: Robert Bolin Avenues School: Ing Lim, Jose Herrera, Wayne Hui, Brian Nguyen, Jack Jiang Other contributors: Gary Brennen, Cyrus Izzo, Robert Ioanna, Propmondo, Marketing Development Agency

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