Preparing Your Schools For COVID Relief Funding

COVID-19 has driven changes in school facilities on multiple fronts. To adapt, school districts have rapidly updated classroom technology and cleaning procedures, but there is a need for long-term solutions that get students back to …


K-12 Education: Preparing Your Schools For COVID Relief Funding

As additional government funding becomes available as a result of the latest COVID relief package, schools that spent previous funds on short-term solutions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, are shifting their focus to apply …


Our DE&I Journey: The Beginning

Throughout our 51-year history, we’ve focused on people and relationships. In fact, a people-first culture is one of the things we’re known for in the industry. And throughout 2020, like many other companies witnessing the …


Recovering from Severe Winter Weather – Now What?

The recent severe winter weather and storms affecting much of the contiguous United States was felt by all. With offices in Texas and staff working remotely throughout the United States, many members of Team Henderson …


Preparing for an Extreme Cold

As a firm headquartered in the Kansas City area with offices across the US, including the northeast, big temperature swings are something we’re used to here. This week, as we face an arctic blast brought …


Webinar Recap: Is Your Building Ready for Back-To-School?

As schools across the country have kicked off the 2020-2021 school year, we have seen a wide variety of strategies and arrangements implemented from fully remote learning to hybrid schedules to fully in-person classrooms. At …


ICSC CenterBuild Takeaways: Retail’s New Normal

As this challenging year comes to an end, it was uplifting for our retail community to virtually engage with one another at the annual ICSC CenterBuild Conference. As one of the premier events for the …


The Future of Retail

Like most industries, trends in the retail realm have felt the impact of COVID-19. While the retail industry was already evolving toward omnichannel delivery, the stay-at-home orders, store closing mandates, and the recession brought on …


Ultra-low Temperature Storage for Vaccines

Daily updates on COVID-19 vaccine progress are now the norm. Some of the current forerunners specify cold storage requirements which would influence how manufacturers are able to distribute the vaccine to the mass public. Luckily, …


Lease Agreements: Get Henderson Involved Up Front

At Henderson, our priorities are a little different. We believe that when you put relationships first, people and projects thrive. Our connections with our clients extend throughout the entire design experience and progresses for the …


Getting in the Game: The History of Venue Design at Henderson Engineers

When Henderson Engineers started 50 years ago, we were recognized primarily for retail design, our origins firmly attached to some of the world’s biggest brands. Over the years, we began to diversify, using our retail …


Net Zero Building Conference & Expo 2020 Takeaways

This year we virtually attended the world’s largest Net Zero Building Conference & Expo on September 15-16. It comes at a time when we are currently witnessing extreme weather events coast to coast, from record …


How Warehouse Design is Evolving

The warehouse and distribution industry has been evolving in recent years. With shifts in consumer behavior and the growing prevalence of one- or two-day shipping and same-day pick-up, online ordering has taken hold as the …


Housing: Design Guidelines for Infection Control

When it comes to multi-family housing design, resident health and safety is always our top priority. Due to COVID-19, citizens across the country have spent more time inside their homes than ever before. To help …


Preparing Classrooms For Back-To-School

In today’s modern classroom, technology is used as a tool to help guide students through lessons, presentations, and real-time engagement with teachers and peers. As we navigate this new era of education in the midst …


Warehouse Building Systems Design: Designing Today for the Needs of Tomorrow

As consumers have grown more comfortable with online shopping and their expectations relating to delivery times and convenience have climbed, warehouse and distribution centers have been steadily growing in importance across the country. However, when …


Healthcare Design in the Wake of COVID-19

As the world discusses how to reengage our society in the wake of COVID-19, healthcare facilities will be looking at key learnings from this time to better host the public in safe and effective ways …


Takeaways From 2020 Vanderbilt Healthcare Design & Construction Symposium

Longtime sponsor of the Vanderbilt School of Engineering’s Annual Healthcare Design & Construction Symposium, Henderson Engineers proudly continued its participation during the 14th installment of the conference on Aug. 5-6. Although unique in its virtual …


Hospitality: Design Guidelines for Infection Control

The hospitality industry has undoubtedly been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To do their part to flatten the curve, many hotels closed their doors while society stayed home. As more cities across the country reopen, …


Upgrading to First Class: The Future of Airports

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, aviation has been one of the hardest hit industries. With stay-at-home orders and travel limiting measures being implemented all over the world, air travel decreased dramatically over fears of contracting the …


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