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IBC 2018/ASCE 7-16: DCI ENGINEERS PREPARES FOR BIG CHANGES

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SEATTLE, Washington -- There are significant changes coming with the new International Building Code (IBC 2018/ASCE 7-16), specifically seismic design load requirements for buildings in high seismic regions.

“While typical building code cycles see maybe 5% to 20% change, the new changes—for some extreme cases—will increase up to 80%,” said Tom Xia, PhD, DCI Engineers Principal, Technical Director and member of the ASCE and Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). “That is not a minor change.”


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Who are your female role models?

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This is the second of a two-part post spotlighting DCI’s female engineers and associates during Women’s History Month. We asked our staff about their science/technology/engineering/math (STEM) female role models. We are sharing their picks and additional background stories.

 


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Women’s History Month: Female STEM professionals take stage

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Since March is national Women’s History Month, we spoke to our talented female engineers and associates on what inspired them to pursue careers in the architectural/engineering/construction industries. Were they inspired by a teacher? Do they have professional experiences they want to share? This is the first of a two-part post highlighting their origin stories.

 

Gaelyn Krauser

Senior Project Manager

Seattle

(above photo: Gaelyn Krauser during a site visit)


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