Archive for May 2016

2nd Annual Chicago Common School Supply Drive

HBK participated in the 2nd Annual School Supply drive for Chicago Commons. The drive benefited 170 students ( ages 4-5)  leaving the program in June and entering into kindergarten  in the fall. Employees who participated on the drive, received a card with the child’s picture and some fun facts about them, creating a connection to the child. Over 36 backpacks full of supplies were collected from our Chicagoland

HBK TO HOST PUBLIC KICK-OFF MEETING FOR THE WEST LIBERTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE

WEST LIBERTY, IA – Community planners from HBK, a planning, design, and engineering firm located in Iowa City, are hosting a public kick-off meeting to discuss the process for updating West Liberty’s 2006 Comprehensive Plan.  A Comprehensive Plan provides a snapshot of the community’s municipal infrastructure, businesses and parks/ trails, while capturing a vision for the future growth of the community. This event will provide

2016 March of Dimes

The 22nd Annual Construction and Transportation Awards luncheon was hosted at the Palmer House Friday May 20th.  On behalf of HBK and March of Dimes, thank you to all who attended and helped raise over $200,000 to help give babies a fighting chance. Congratulations to the 2016 Honorees: Rufus Taylor Award- Rashod R. Johnson Construction Award- AbilityLab, the future of RIC Transportation Award- The 606- Bloomingdale

ACI Spring 2016 – Milwaukee: The Concrete Convention and Exposition: Nanoscale Fiber-Reinforced Concrete

HBK Employee, Joshua Hoheneder presented at the American Concrete Institute’s (ACI) Spring 2016 Concrete Convention and Exposition in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  The event was held from Sunday, April 17th, 2016 to Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 at Milwaukee’s Wisconsin Center. Joshua’s presentation, titled “Smart Materials and Sensors Based on Fiber-Reinforced Concrete”, was observed by over one hundred students, researchers, and engineering professionals on Monday, April 18th, 2016. 

DuPage Adopt- A -Highway

HBK Engineering, LLC has adopted a section of 31st Street, between Jorie Blvd. (west limit) and S. York Road (east limit) in Oak Brook under the DuPage County Division of Transportation’s ‘Adopt-a-Highway Program’. Last night kicked off one of four scheduled clean up dates.  

National Museum of Mexican Art Supporters

On Friday May 6th, HBK was a proud supporter of the Annual Gala de Arte hosted by the National Museum of Mexican Art at The Geraghty. The event was filled with beautiful art being auctioned, designer dressed on display, and a short performance by Sky M. Esteves, a CASA music program student. To learn more about the organization visit: National Museum of Mexican Art

West Liberty Grand Opening

Our HBK Iowa City office is proud to have completed the design of West Liberty’s Regional Learning and Cultural Center (RLCC).  The project included the complete re-design of two separate buildings into one large building with multiple areas of use. The two buildings were gutted from wall to wall and completely renovated. To read more about the center, click here:   West Liberty’s Regional Learning and Cultural