RTA Promotes Six Team Members

RTA is proud to announce the promotion of six of our team members: three to the level of Senior Associate and three to the level of Associate. New Senior Associates are Darren Rouse, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C; Jessica Massie, RA, NCIDQ, NCARB; and Christine Costa, RA. New Associates are Greg Johnson, NCIDQ; Jon Houck, RA; and Ericka Everett, RA.

Read the full release here.

Congratulations!

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Celebrating the Holidays

What a wonderful time of year! The office dressed to the nines to celebrate the holiday together and gathered at the Pinery for a night of good company, greatfood, and lots of laughs.

RTA wishes you and your family a safe and very happy holiday!

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The ACE Mentor Program Needs You!

RTA is excited to announce our partnership with ACE Mentor Program of Colorado – Colorado Springs. ACE Mentor Program is an after-school mentoring program that is focused on introducing high school students to the fields of architecture, construction, and engineering through project based learning and active engagement with industry professionals.

In addition to our own High School Architecture Class, which will take place in fall of 2022, we will be participating as mentors in the ACE Program. We hope to see you or members of your company joining us as we embark on this wonderful adventure in mentoring! Register as a mentor for Colorado Springs here: https://app.acementor.org/registration/mentor

ACE Mentor Program of America Mission Statement:

To engage, excite and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering, and construction through mentoring and to support their continued advancement in the industry. 

ACE Mentor’s two primary goals are to:

  • Create a large, diverse, better-prepared workforce for our industry.
  • Assist and guide students as they proceed along their pathways to opportunities in our industry through internships and support.

ACE Mentor Program of America Overview Video 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPCJcibMj9U&ab_channel=ACEMentorProgramofAmerica-OfficialChannel

ACE Mentor Program – Colorado Springs Info:

Meeting Location: Palmer High School – 301 N. Nevada Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Meeting Time: 4:45 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. every Tuesday
Start Date: Tuesday, January 18th, 2022
Commitment: 15-week program, end date/final presentation at CU Denver TBD

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PCI Ascent Magazine Features the Pikes Peak Summit Visitor Center

Did you know that the Pikes Peak Summit Visitor Center is a total-precast structure? Read about the planning, design, fabrication, and construction of this incredible project in the fall issue of PCI Ascent Magazine https://bit.ly/3luYxCq.

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Congratulations to RTA's Newest Architect, Tyler Wurr

Congratulations to RTA’s newest Architect, Tyler Wurr after his recent completion of all six divisions of the Architect Registration Examination! Tyler joined us as an Emerging Professional in 2020, with previous experience in civic and historic renovation projects and a Bachelor of Architecture from Iowa State University. Congratulations Tyler!

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Newton Middle School Awarded Outstanding Middle School Design by American School & University

Thank you to American School & University for awarding Newton Middle School with Outstanding Middle School Design! Thank you also to Jacobs and Littleton Public Schools for the partnership that resulted in this incredible facility. Check out the article here!

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RTA Architects Receives Top Honors from the Construction Specifications Institute for Environmental Stewardship

We are pleased to announce that RTA has been recognized with an Environmental Stewardship Award from the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI). RTA was nominated for its work on the new Pikes Peak Summit Complex and the project’s pursuit of Living Building Challenge certification and for its work on the new East Side Clinic for Pueblo Community Health Center and the project’s pursuit of Zero Energy certification. 

Read the full press release here.

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Miracle on Orman Avenue Tree Lighting Ceremony

RTA is excited to again sponsor Pueblo Community College’s Miracle on Orman Avenue Tree Lighting Ceremony. Join the festivities at 5 pm or watch on Comcast Channel 19 or PCC’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/MyPCC/.

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St. Francis Hospital Construction Update

We are back with another update on the construction at St. Francis Hospital! The helipad has been completed, and work on the interior framing, systems and drywall continues. The scaffolding is coming down, and the exterior is nearing completion.

A4LE Facility Tour: Newton Middle School

It was a pleasure partnering with Littleton Public Schools and Jacobs to tour other architects and educational facility planners from across the country through the newly constructed Newton Middle School! Newton was selected as a tour destination during this year’s Association for Learning Environments (A4LE) LearningSCAPES Conference, and we were so happy to see teachers, staff, and students using the new facility to its full potential!

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