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January 22, 2014

This Month, Hinman Remembers: Haiti

by Evan Reis & Eve Hinman

Humans have a natural, reactive impulse after a catastrophe to leap into action to protect ourselves for the next time disaster strikes.  Paradoxically, another characteristic we have is to quickly forget the severity of disasters with time. This month we remember the Haiti Earthquake, which occurred four years ago on January 12, 2010.

November 26, 2013

OBO Design Excellence Program: America the Beautiful

by Eve Hinman

The U.S. Department of State has at last returned to their tradition of building embassies to reflect the inspirational values of our country, while showing respect for the heritage of the host country.

September 09, 2013

Rising Tides

by Eve Hinman

I have been talking about coastal flooding and sea level rise obsessively for several years now I’ve been going to flood conferences where I find myself to be usually one of the few from the left coast. It is another indication the local engineering community does not take water threats seriously. Not like New Yorkers who understand and obsess about water like I do. New Yorkers are my people!

October 25, 2012

Reminders of the Not So Distant Past

by Eve Hinman

...concepts of resiliency need to be universally embraced to unite communities together in the face of future disasters, to rebuild our lives, and to not ever forget again.

November 14, 2011

“Engineered” Protection in the Middle East

by Hinman Team

On a recent project trip to Saudi Arabia – my first visit to the Kingdom – I noticed how peaceful and prosperous the country seemed when compared to many of its neighbors.  The last several years have been relatively free from such incidents, and one would tend to think the threat has vanished.

October 14, 2011

Subway Security A World Away

by Hinman Team

... Among the many cultural differences that made Tokyo feel a world away from home, the extent to which security was integrated into day-to-day life was particularly noticeable.

October 06, 2011

Protection Around the Globe

by Hinman Team

I have been lucky enough to have had the opportunity to both travel and live abroad- relishing the amazing experiences it has provided.  Traveling has offered tremendous opportunities not only for fun and adventure but perhaps more importantly, for increasing my knowledge of new cultures and ways of living…

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