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Just Opened: Hyatt House Hotel

BIG RED DOG worked with LK Architecture, Journeyman Construction and Noble Surveying & Engineering Works on the Hyatt House Hotel located at 901 Neches Avenue […]

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BIG RED DOG Insider’s Video: Lamar Union Apartments

Lamar Union Apartments in Austin, Texas is a Vertical Mixed Use (VMU) development with three main buildings on a 9-acre site, which are home to […]

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BIG RED DOG snags a top spot on 2017 Zweig list of Best Firms to Work For

BIG RED DOG is proud to announce that we landed on Zweig Group’s 2017 list of Best Firms to Work For. The Best Firms to Work […]

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Land Status Determination Application

A Land Status Determination is for an exception/exemption from platting requirements The City of Austin’s Land Development Code (LDC) requires a subdivision plat approval before […]

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Construction Update: Domain 8 Office Building

BIG RED DOG is working with Nelsen Partners Architects, Endeavor Real Estate Group, and DWG. Landscape Architects on the Domain 8 Office Building, located at […]

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SynchroGreen Adaptive Traffic Control System

Our Dafne Valle attended the 2017 Texas ITE Spring Meeting in Frisco, Texas last week.  This is one of her updates from the meeting. During […]

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ITE Vision Zero Website

One of our own traffic engineers, Dafne Valle, attended the 2017 Texas ITE Spring Meeting in Frisco, Texas last week.  This is the first of her […]

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CodeNEXT Comparison Map Released

Exciting news, Austinites, the CodeNEXT Comparison Map has been released! CodeNEXT is the City of Austin initiative to revise the Land Development Code, which determines […]

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Can We “Fight”Congestion?

Recently, the Texas Transportation Commission approved $620 million for improvements to four Austin-area highways.  These funds would pay for overpasses along Highway 360, as well […]

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The Aspect Effect

I was recently asked to review a project and provide commentary to the owner/developer concerning the use of steel braces in their single-story commercial building.  […]

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BIG RED DOG – Marketing attends SXSW: a festival of new ideas with a $325 million economic impact

South By Southwest (SXSW) is a big deal. It’s a 10-day interactive/film/music/everything festival that brings people from all over the world to Austin to swap […]

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BIM. What’s it good for?

I once asked an engineer if she knew what BIM was. “It’s building a 3D model to produce contract documents more efficiently,” she said. I […]

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The Expanding Definition of Transit

When we talk about transit, we often think of buses on a roadway or trains on a set of rails. But the trips for individuals […]

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Working with a Land Development Intern at BIG RED DOG

BIG RED DOG is proud to offer internships to engineers of all skill levels. Both the intern as well as his or her supervisor, typically […]

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Throwback Thursday: top 5 BIG RED DOG blog posts of 2016

We’re now into the full swing of 2017 and it’s been busier than ever at BIG RED DOG. Looking back on 2016, we worked on […]

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Staff Spotlight: Rigo Charo

Our team members put forth extraordinary efforts on behalf of our clients and they deserve to be recognized. For this week’s staff spotlight, we’d like to […]

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How BIG RED DOG is disrupting the engineering office culture

“You guys are like the start-up version of an engineering firm!” As we’ve been traveling all over Texas to recruit future engineers, this seems to […]

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Thanks to a $15 million grant from The Moody Foundation, Waterloo Park to undergo creative transformation

Just steps from the Texas State Capital, you’ll find 11-acre Waterloo Park. Once alive with activity while hosting popular festivals, such as Fun Fun Fun […]

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Staff Spotlight: Jo Corbett

At BIG RED DOG, we know that our staff is the driving force behind any and all success. For this week’s staff spotlight, we’d like […]

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Erosion Hazard Zone

What is Erosion? Erosion is the action of water flow that removes soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location then transports it away to […]

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