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Designing a Better Wisconsin. Improving the Built Environment.

The Designing a Better Wisconsin Blog features stories and projects from the ACEC WI membership highligting the critical nature of engineering work, life/safey impacts, and cost-effective, innovative solutations. 

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Inclusive on Purpose: Positively Impact Workplace Culture and Climate

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One of downtown Milwaukee’s hot spots is dramatically improved for both pedestrian and vehicular users alike, thanks to the engineering behind the...

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Microaggressions come in many forms and each and every one of us, even unconsciously, are capable of committing a microaggression.

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Incorporating UAS into the field operations provided numerous benefits both in collecting the data and delivering documentation that can be used for...

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For decades, a former petroleum storage site stood vacant. This reimagined site turned a longtime unused property into a dynamic and beneficial...

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Written By: Troy Robillard, PE, Ayres Slicing through the City of Manitowoc’s north side, this roughly 3-mile-long urban reconstruction...

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Written by: Shawn O’Shea, AICP, ASEL, sUAS and Jeff Powell, sUAS of MSA Professional Services Technology is integrated into our lives like...

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Written by: Ryan T. Amtmann, PE, Ruekert & Mielke, Inc. The Village of Mukwonago was in the early stages of siting a new business park when a...

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Bruce Morrow, PLA, LEED AP, Ayres Many communities have them: Cool spaces that no longer function to their full potential. Downtown Sheboygan had...

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Written by: Laura Schroeder, P.E., PTOE, RSP, raSmith Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA) is a valuable tool that is becoming increasingly important to...

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Written by: Brian Pehl, PE, Short Elliott Hendrickson Challenge The Bark River Restoration in Delafield began as a volunteer effort by the Friends...

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Written by: Bill Honea, PG, Ayres Located only four miles from Milwaukee, the small community of Glendale, Wisconsin, is recognized as “one...

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