Spotlight On Southwestern Illinois Engineering And Architecture

Egyptian Workspace Partners Transforming Work Environments

    Belleville-based Egyptian Workspace Partners is assisting employers across the Metro East in transforming their work environments to attract and keep the best employees.     The company, which has been in business for more than a century, well understands the need to evolve and embrace changes in work styles that necessitate changes in work environments.   …

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FGM Architects, SIUE Engineering Student Design Center, Edwardsville

By ROBERTA CODEMO    Work is continuing on the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Engineering Student Design Center. Phase two is scheduled to begin this October with an estimated completion date of spring 2019. The estimated $1.2 million project was funded through private donations from Engineering School alumni and local industry leaders.     Remaining work includes adding…

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Geotechnology Inc., Poplar Street Bridge Expansion, St. Louis

    At one time, the Poplar Street Bridge was one of only two U.S. bridges that carried three interstates (I-70, I-55 and I-64) across a river. In 2012, after many years of planning, a three-phase proposal was adopted to alleviate bridge safety and transportation concerns. The final phase of the project, currently underway, includes several…

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Quality Testing and Engineering, Work on Two Metro East Projects

    Quality Testing and Engineering, of O’Fallon, Ill., is hard at work on two, highly visible Metro East projects.    One is The Villages at Hartman Lakes at Frank Scott Parkway and Hartman Lane in Shiloh. It is a multiphase development that will include nine buildings, a pool and a clubhouse in the first phase. Edwardsville-based…

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Farnsworth Group, acquisition of EWR Architects, Fairview Heights

By RITA DUCKWORTH    Since 1984, EWR Architects played a part in many well-known buildings and landmarks in the Metro East. In April 2018, the Farnsworth Group, a large, national firm that has been in business for 125 years, acquired the firm.    Principal E. William (Bill) Reichert, III, whose initials gave the Fairview Heights firm its…

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