Earth Day 2018

April 22nd, 1970: Millions of concerned citizens rally in the streets to protest over a century’s worth of industrial development, which had caused a drastic rise in air pollution and massive decline in biodiversity. Ecological awareness mounts across the United States, urging President Nixon to make a change. July 1970: President Nixon and the U.S. Congress create the …

Dig Safely This Spring and Summer

Regardless of any lingering chill in the air, spring has officially sprung and most homeowners are happy to trade in their snow blowers for lawn mowers. This is the time of year when people start to make landscaping and gardening plans. Not only is April the first full month of spring, it is also National Safe Digging Month. While many homeowners may …

NYSDOT Maintenance Facility Oil Water Separator Project

The NYSDOT Maintenance Facility in Hauppauge, Long Island provides road maintenance and inclement weather service to a large stretch of NYSDOT roadway on Long Island. KC recently designed a new salt storage building at the facility in an effort to improve functionality. For the main vehicle storage and maintenance garage, KC designed a multitude of …

The Benefits of Design-Build

The design-build project delivery method differs from the traditional design-bid-build delivery method in that it involves one contract between a design-build team and the project owner rather than two separate contracts between the project owner and a contractor and the project owner and a designer. This method streamlines the process, unifying the designer and contractor …

Warwick Public Transit Garage Project

KC provided architectural and engineering services to complete the design of the Warwick Public Transit Garage, including the design of the prefabricated steel building, foundation, and slab on grade; plumbing systems; roof drainage system; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; and other components. Additionally, KC is preparing technical specifications for the project to comply …