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A BIG RED Thanks! Houston Happy Hour Recap

This week we celebrated the 4th anniversary of our Houston office with a party for our awesome clients, co-consultants, and friends! We got together at […]

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Knocking Out Hunger at CANstruction Houston 2017

This weekend, our Houston team members worked together to design and build a “Cansculpture” for CANstruction Houston 2017. The team utilized a total of 2,434 […]

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Storm Water Quality Management (SWQMP) in the City of Houston

Navigating storm water quality regulations in Houston can often be a nebulous process, especially when you are juggling other permitting requirements simultaneously. Let’s take a […]

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Storm Water Pollution Prevention (SWPPP) in the City of Houston

Navigating construction storm water quality regulations in Houston can often be a nebulous process, especially when you are juggling other permitting requirements simultaneously. Let’s take […]

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Residential Drone Delivery

Are you designing for the future? We are in a new age of technology, commerce, and engineering.  At this point it would be foolish to […]

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Inc. 5000 Award

BIG RED DOG is pleased to announce that we’ve ranked #1316 on of the Inc. 5000 list. Each year for 36 years, Inc. has recognized the fastest-growing […]

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City of Houston Permit Center Permitting Dashboard

Almost all permitting for Commercial, Residential, and Public Works Projects within the City of Houston full-purpose jurisdiction takes place at the City of Houston’s Permit […]

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Building a Corridor with just a Top of Curb Profile

With every new release of Civil 3D, their corridor feature improves.  It’s great for building roads that are constructed with a centerline top of pavement […]

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5 Reasons Wood Would be Good for Your Next Project

Our Structural team at BIG RED DOG is hosting a Mass Timber Structures Seminar in our Austin office. In preparation for the event, we wanted to provide […]

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Shared Parking and Why You Should be Using It

Did you know that most cities allow nearby developments to share parking facilities?  There are many advantages to shared parking; it’s strange more developers don’t […]

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Energy Saving Tips for High-Rise Apartment Buildings in Texas

As the major Texas metros grow, the demand for high-rise apartment buildings continues to climb.  In Dallas, Houston, and Austin columns of high rises are […]

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ENR Texas & Louisiana Top Design Firms 2017

BIG RED DOG is pleased to announce that we’ve landed on The Engineering News Record (ENR) Texas & Louisiana Top Design Firms 2017. The list ranks […]

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Historic Texas Floods and What Caused Them

Is Texas’ flood frequency due to over development and/or inadequate detention facilities? Or, is it because 100-year flood events occur more frequently than the statistical […]

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BIG RED DOG earns Zweig Group’s Marketing Excellence and Trifecta Awards

BIG RED DOG is pleased to announce that we’ve placed highly on Zweig Group’s 2017 Marketing Excellence Award list of winners. The Award recognizes outstanding […]

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BIG RED DOG wins spot on 2017 Zweig Hot Firm List

BIG RED DOG is pleased to announce that we ranked #65 on the Zweig Group Hot Firms List for 2017. This list ranks the top fastest-growing […]

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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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Construction Update: Cypress Villas Apartments

Construction is continuing on Cypress Villas Apartments in North Houston, Texas. The 102-unit complex is being developed on 4.06 acres. Gonzalez Acquisition Group is the […]

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City of Houston Parking Requirements

With a lack of a formal zoning ordinance within the City of Houston, one of the largest City of Houston requirements to impact a development […]

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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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