The University of Maryland, College Park could soon be turning to Baltimore-area companies for design, mechanical and electrical work. The university plans to use Baltimore-based Ayers Saint Gross, among others, to provide architecture and engineering design services.
Maryland has taken the first step toward replacing its two travel plazas on Interstate 95 north of Baltimore with expansive, airy welcome centers filled with amenities and operated by a company with years of experience serving travelers.
Following the catastrophic earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, a diverse group of members of the U.S. construction community, the Haitian diaspora and the U.S. and Haitian higher education community are working together on the project. The Center, which is to be located at the State University of Haiti, will serve as an educational and technical resource for the entire Haitian building and construction industry, including public and private universities, technical and vocational schools, national and local government agencies, the building industry and the general public.
The Catholic University of America has partnered with the renowned architectural firm Ayers Saint Gross of Baltimore to develop the campus ‘Master Plan,’ which will drastically alter campus over the next decades, while highlighting the architecturally pleasing buildings.