Game. On.

Game Night
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

A&V’s Pasadena office recently enjoyed themselves a little game night as a way to kick off the summer fun. They started with some ping pong battles, and capped it off by seeing who could best the others in a series of board games. And to add to the festivities, competitors from the San Luis Obispo & Santa Barbara offices joined in on the...

Progress Update: Tallest Building in the Garlic Capital of the World

Gilroy Building
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

The structural phase is wrapping up on Alexander Station Apartments in Gilroy, California! John Layous, S.E. headed up our team of engineers in collaborating with Hochhauser Blatter Architects and Pacific Companies to see this project through to this point. Before long, this 263-unit affordable housing complex with retail and community meeting spaces will be complete! Lots of work to get five stories of Type III wood framing and a total of 420,000 square feet built...

Company-Wide Central Coast Shindig

AV Winter Party
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

What a treat it was to celebrate the beginning of 2017 with nearly our entire firm congregating on the central coast. All sorts of activities went down--from a trail run in Montaña de Oro, to a surf session at Palisades, to mountain biking in the Irish Hills. There was even a series of tournaments that included billiards, ping pong, & bowling. All told between employees & family members, we had over eighty-five people in attendance from all seven of our offices, some of whom traveled more than 800 miles to partake in the festivities. And for those who made the excursion...

Snowpocalypse!

Roof Folding Over
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

It’s been a tough winter for everyone, and A&V has responded in force! Recent severe winter weather in Central Oregon brought excessive snowfall, causing the catastrophic collapse of ​several structures, including the gymnasium at Bend's Kenwood Elementary School . Ashley & Vance responded to the onslaught of requests for emergency structural evaluations by mobilizing three teams of engineers to analyze buildings for life-safety. We were able to...

Custom Homes With A Tasty Twist

Gingerbread Building
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

Another wonderful year is coming to a close, and our San Luis Obispo office celebrated in style by hosting an Open House replete with food, drinks, and music, and capped it off with an epic gingerbread house competition. Too many outstanding entries to list here, but we did want to give a special shout-out to A&V's very own Chelsie Taylor for runner-up, and Andrew & Stephanie Martin for taking home the top spot!

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