Publications: September 2017

Strategic Partnership with Harvard School of Public Health Enhances Global Well-Being

Featured in numerous national and international magazines, daily newspapers, and online business sources, EYP recently announced its participation in the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) program at the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Spearheaded by its nationally-recognized high-performance design team and health and wellness experts, the firm specifically contributed to the development of the Health and Human Performance Index, creating a common language in defining and measuring well-being relating to the built environment. EYP also provided research-based data to help unlock the HHPI’s potential and evaluate organizational well-being across a variety of work settings.

Incorporating Historic Structure Documentation into Engineering Education

by Mark Kanonik

The article, “Bridge to the Past,” authored by EYP Senior Structural Engineer and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) adjunct faculty member Mark Kanonik, recounts how a group of RPI structural engineering master’s degree students completed an extensive and unique analysis of the historic Shushan Covered Bridge in Shushan, NY. In accordance with the Historic American Engineering Record, the students documented the structure, while partaking in a radical departure from the traditional classroom engineering educational experience.