The REACH consortium partnership team is vast and highly qualified. REACH Engineering, Design, and Construction Management is guided by our key partner companies, Harris+Smith with the support of SmithGroupJJR, the oldest Architecture and Engineering firm in the United States with resources that exceed 1,000 professionals. SmithGroupJJR designed and engineered the U.S. Department of Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratories (NREL) in Golden, Colorado; Boulder, Colorado; and Berkeley, California, along with numerous other renowned projects.
Harris+Smith – Architecture and engineering for Harris+Smith (H+S) is the art and science of designing buildings and other physical structures. Both the process and product of planning and designing space reflects functional, social, and aesthetic considerations. Our design process requires the manipulation and coordination of material, technology, light, and shadow. Our approach comprises all design activity from the macro-level (urban design, landscape architecture) to the micro-level (construction details and furniture). H+S solutions are functional, enhance the quality of life and culture of the occupants, and are aesthetically attractive. Designs are created in response to and coordinated with the principles of environmental sustainability and psychology. The H+S team of Engineers is recognized globally as leaders in the field of Engineering, engaged in developing innovative solutions for technically challenging environments, with a focus on Science and Technology.
SmithGroupJJR – The mission is to create a legacy of inspiring places that enhance the environment and enrich the human experience. SmithGroupJJR works together to create well-thought, well-crafted places that artfully balance beauty with function, while treating our clients, our coworkers and our communities with the utmost respect. That means we listen. It means we collaborate eagerly—with our clients, with our consultants and with one another. By seeking the most sustainable solutions possible, SmithGroupJJR brings integrity, talent and hard work to every assignment. As bold innovators and passionate designers of extraordinary places, the focus is on excellence — to set the bar high, to push ourselves, to deliver the unexpected, to surpass our clients’ expectations, and to exude tenacity and enthusiasm.