Dream job: designing summer

Imagine replacing cubicles with campsites, parking spots with boat slips, and the hum of the copy machine with the buzz of far-off jet skis. It may sound like a vacation, but for SCJ’s engineers and landscape architects designing Crescent Bar,…

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Modernizing Glacier Middle School

At Glacier Middle School in Buckley, Wash., class let out last week. The charming school in the shadow of Mount Rainier may be sent to the back of the kids’ minds, but it’s sitting right at the forefront for engineers…

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Road Trip to Client Meeting Skids Off-Course

Wild Winter Weather Strands SCJ Engineers, Turning Rental Car Into Makeshift Motel Last week’s winter storm in Oregon was historic. It surprised meteorologists and stopped the masses in their tracks. For hundreds of motorists, including two from SCJ, that stop…

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A River Runs Through It

OK, so it was only a creek, but any body of water running through the middle of a parking lot adds a dimension not usually considered in parking lot design. This year, SCJ Alliance’s landscape architecture team is involved in…

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Designing a Pathway from Pre-K to 8th

The morning bell rings at 8:10 for elementary students in Chehalis, Wash. The journey to get there may have been smooth, rainy, bumpy, sunny or all of the above. Maybe the school bus picked them up right on schedule and…

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SCJ is Spreading the Love’s

Love's Travel Stop, Napavine, Washington It’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! As we thank the 3.5 million men and women who are always on the go, let’s take a look at where they stop. Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores…

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