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ESD Culture

Lehrer Shares Creative Side to Engineering

Designing for today’s built environment requires imagination, unconventional thinking, and the ability to solve engineering problems in new ways. (Listen to the podcast.)

ESD Tour Showcases Working Office Experiment

Attendees of the recent American Institute of Architects (AIA) Conference on Architecture had a chance to view office technology in action at ESD’s Chicago headquarters. (Learn more about ESD’s Living Lab.)

Lardenoit to Join Panel on Women in Construction

After being postponed earlier this year, sessions have been announced and registration is open again Chicago Build 2022. (Learn more about Chicago Build 2022.)

Nash Shares Spotlight with Star Administrative Professionals

Finalists for the fourth annual Chicagoland Admin Awards will gather later this week as the “Good as Gold” Awards Celebration returns as a live, in-person event. (Learn more about the “Good as Gold” celebration.)

Patel Earns Recognition as a Star in Engineering

Consulting-Specifying Engineer (CSE) magazine recognizes an elite group of young professionals with its 2022 40 Under 40 award, including ESD Commissioning and Energy+Eco Operations Director Saagar Patel. (Read why Saagar is being recognized.)

Career Networking With ESD

ESD will be participating in “The Career Networking Experience” on Wednesday, May 18. The event is being sponsored by the Chicago chapters of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), and the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). (Learn more about this career networking event.)

Thanks for the Mentoring

ACE Chicago, the mentorship program focused on supporting students interested in careers in architecture, construction, and engineering, hosted an event to thank supporters. (Learn more about the ACE Mentor Program.)

ESD 2021 Annual Report

A new more interactive format brings the projects, successes, and people of ESD to life, reflecting the year that was and an outlook for the future. (Read the ESD 2021 Annual Report.)

Molina Says Goodbye at the Close of Distinguished Career

Efren Molina retires after 40 years at ESD. (Learn more about Efren’s career at ESD.)