The Engineering Behind the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons

Thursday is Thanksgiving. And while we will spend time around the dinner table Thursday evening in celebration of Thanksgiving (US), many people are sure to kick off the day by watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. If you’ve ever wondered about all the science and engineering behind the parade, read on. When engineering a new …

Seasonal Tricks for Environmental Treats

The autumnal equinox is in full swing and it’s almost Earth Day’s half birthday, so what better way to celebrate than with a few tips for seasonal cleaning and conservation? Double, Double, Soil and Trouble It’s easy to resent those beautiful maple trees in your front yard when you remember that they’re deciduous, but before …

Orange County Veterans Memorial Cemetery Project

KC, in conjunction with Behan Planning and Design, developed a master plan for the Orange County Veterans Memorial Cemetery as well as provided architectural design and engineering for pavilions, lighting, landscaping, and a plot locator. The KC team analyzed the layout of the site and developed a master plan that included site topography, roadway configuration, …

4 Mixed-Use Developments to Watch For

Trump Tower, Millennium Tower, and Wilshire Grand Center—what do these buildings have in common? All followed the mixed-use development trend, where work, residential, and retail cohabit the same space. These buildings have been around for decades, but the growing desire for better property management and new clientele has caused a recent surge in mixed-use development not …