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Seeing “Green” around VCU’s Richmond Campus

Seeing “Green” around VCU’s Richmond Campus

Sprinkled throughout downtown Richmond lives a number of successful “green” alleys. Retrofitting alleys with green techniques has proven effective at solving stormwater runoff problems in urban areas. Read more »


Lock it up! Permeable Pavement and Stream Restoration: A BMP Match for Success

Lock it up! Permeable Pavement and Stream Restoration: A BMP Match for Success

The Town of Ashland has eliminated 10lbs of Virginia’s keystone pollutant, phosphorus, from the stormwater entering Mechumps Creek every year. Read more »


Picture This - The Lofts at River’s Fall

Picture This - The Lofts at River’s Fall

Timmons Group provided surveying and civil engineering design services for this seven-story apartment community located at 1810 East Cary Street in the heart of historic, downtown Richmond, Virginia.   Read more »


Picture This – Wells Fargo Bank’s New Building Prototype in Fuquay-Varina, NC

Picture This – Wells Fargo Bank’s New Building Prototype in Fuquay-Varina, NC

Timmons Group performed surveying, civil engineering, landscape architecture design, and construction administration services for Wells Fargo’s new 3,200 square foot building located at Broad Street and Judd Parkway in the Town of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina.   Read more »


Picture This – West Grace Street/North Laurel Street Dormitory and Parking Deck

Picture This – West Grace Street/North Laurel Street Dormitory and Parking Deck

Timmons Group provided civil engineering design, construction staking and construction administration services for the design-build redevelopment project on Virginia Commonwealth University's campus in the City of Richmond, Virginia. Read more »


Healthier Hospitals Initiative:  Steps Towards ‘Greening’ the Healthcare Industry

Healthier Hospitals Initiative:  Steps Towards ‘Greening’ the Healthcare Industry

The newly formed Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) is committed to integrating sustainability into the Healthcare Industry with a focus on improving the health and safety of patients, staff and communities. Read more »


LID for All: Stormwater Treatment Changes for Federal Projects (Part 1)

LID for All: Stormwater Treatment Changes for Federal Projects (Part 1)

The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 is an “omnibus energy policy law that consists mainly of provisions designed to increase energy efficiency and the availability of renewable energy.” Read more »


Urban Redevelopment – The Greatest LID Option

Urban Redevelopment – The Greatest LID Option

Sustainable…LEED…green…LID…these terms have become industry marketing buzzwords, but what are their true meanings? Read more »