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First Porous Asphalt Street in Colorado!

F&D International is pleased to announce the completion of the design and installation of porous asphalt streets in the Town of Nederland last week. This is the first high altitude installation of porous asphalt in Colorado; at an elevation of 8,300 feet, the F&D Engineering team had to develop a... Read More

F&D Newsletter: Volume II, Issue I

FACILITY CONDITION ASSSESSMENTS  & CAPITAL PLANNING It just may be time to take a serious look at stating the process of assessing your buildings and putting a Long Range Facility Plan in place. As infrastructure across the county continues to age and deteriorate, many organizations and agencies are face with... Read More

F&D International Hires Aubrey Roderick

F&D International is pleased to welcome Aubrey Roderick to our firm. Aubrey joins the F&D team as a designer after completion of her degree in Design at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Her education combined with an appreciation of diverse environments and architectural styles gives her a creative... Read More

The Textures Underfoot

Sidewalks form the backbone of the pedestrian transportation system in all countries and the earliest examples date back centuries. During a recent trip to Holland, I became fascinated with the different types and styles of sidewalks and pathways in the cities and the surrounding countryside. Once I started to pay attention to what I was walking on, I was amazed at the wide range of different materials, textures and patterns. Many of these sidewalks and plazas date back hundreds of years and I am sure, at the time of their construction, they were “state-of-the-art” for the period.

Growing Gardens Pollinator Garden Project

The end of August brought an exciting opportunity for the F&D team. We were able to get out of the office and into the sunshine and community when we volunteered our time to help build a pollinator garden at Growing Gardens in Boulder.