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UNLV William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration Building Las Vegas, NV
UNLV William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration Building Las Vegas, NV
Five-story, 93,500 square foot building housing state of the art classrooms, offices, and meeting spaces and will help UNLV continue to rank as one of the nation’s top hotel and hospitality colleges.  The building sits next door to the flagship UNLV Lied Library building engineered by Wright Engineers CEO Brent Wright.

CCSD Virtual High School and Vegas PBS Technology Campus Las Vegas, NV
CCSD Virtual High School and Vegas PBS Technology Campus Las Vegas, NV

Vegas PBS and the Clark County School District joined forces to provide a new “green” building, the Educational Technology Campus. The campus houses Vegas PBS studios and offices, CCSD Virtual High School and Educational Media Center, and the Homeland Security and Emergency Response support system. The 112,000 square foot, three story campus was awarded LEED Gold Certification.


Advanced Clinical Training and Research Center Las Vegas, NV
Advanced Clinical Training and Research Center Las Vegas, NV

The 4-story, 66,154 square foot Advanced Clinical Training and Research Center is the first phase for future expansion of University of Nevada Health Sciences System programs including the University of Nevada School of Medicine and the UNLV School of Nursing.  The facility houses classrooms, laboratory and research space, lecture halls, a library and ambulatory care facilities for clinical medicine.


Grand Canyon University Events Center Phoenix, AZ
Grand Canyon University Events Center Phoenix, AZ

The 5,000-seat 135,00-square-foot facility is home to GCU’s men’s and women’s basketball teams and accommodates mid-size sporting events, musical performances, speaking engagements and conferences.  Wright provided structural engineering services for all the light-gage steel on the project.


Saddleback Academy Douglas, AZ
Saddleback Academy Douglas, AZ

An approximately 7,050 square foot single-story school building.


CSN Fire Station No.6 and Learning Center Las Vegas, NV
CSN Fire Station No.6 and Learning Center Las Vegas, NV

Located on the CSN Campus at Torrey Pines and Oakey, this 15,000 square foot fire station features LEED standards that will provide energy saving components such as increased day lighting, water efficient landscaping and provisions for the installation of solar panels.  The facility serves the dual purpose of providing 4,000 square feet of classrooms and lecture halls as well as housing a four-bay fire station for the City of Las Vegas.


Twin Lakes Elementary School Las Vegas, NV
Twin Lakes Elementary School Las Vegas, NV

Structural evaluation of an existing elementary school originally constructed in Las Vegas in 1960


Founders Academy of Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
Founders Academy of Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
58,745 square foot facility at the Las Vegas Founders Academy campus in Las Vegas.  The building houses a gym and cafeteria as well as classrooms and offices.  Founders Academy of Las Vegas is a tuition-free Nevada public charter school serving students in grades K-12.

Vanguard University Costa Mesa, CA
Vanguard University Costa Mesa, CA

Remodel to current Scott Center includes a new two-story, 10,000 square foot classroom wing, new food service wing, two new architectural tower elements and associated building entry elements, new loggia at front of building, new parapets to hide the relocation of RTU’s, and new exterior deck at elevator area.


Westar Science Classrooms Goodyear, AZ
Westar Science Classrooms Goodyear, AZ

The 10,659 square foot classroom building is part of the Westar Elementary School campus of the Liberty Elementary School District. The project included a solar water heater system.


Clark County School District Transportation Facility Las Vegas, NV
Clark County School District Transportation Facility Las Vegas, NV
Clark County School District (CCSD) is the fifth largest school district in the US, and has a large fleet of service vehicles to service and maintain.  Wright Engineers provided structural engineering for the 20,000 square foot administration and 55,000 square foot bus maintenance buildings.

Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity House at UCLA Westwood, CA
Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity House at UCLA Westwood, CA

An approximately 23,000 square foot, four-story fraternity house over an 8,400 square foot podium-style subterranean parking garage. The building was planned using the USGBC LEED Guidelines to pursue USGBC Silver certification under the New Construction NC-v3 Program. The buildings and the associated site will be designed and submitted for LEED Certification as one process.


Saint Marguerites Parrish School Tooele, UT
Saint Marguerites Parrish School Tooele, UT

Wright Engineers worked with Sparano & Mooney Architecture to provide structural engineering services for this private school building.


CSN Telecommunications Building Las Vegas, NV
CSN Telecommunications Building Las Vegas, NV

A 92,000 square-foot, LEED designed, two-story high-tech campus building with classroom and laboratory facilities. Constructed of steel framing and exterior concrete tilt-up walls, the award-winning College of Southern Nevada Telecommunications Building was the first successful design/build project for a public entity in Nevada, and also received recognition from the Design-Build Institute of America as the first Green Building in Nevada.


Montessori in the Park School Goodyear, AZ
Montessori in the Park School Goodyear, AZ

Part of the nationwide Montessori school system, the campus includes two classroom buildings and an office/multi-purpose building.


UNLV The Degree Las Vegas, NV
UNLV The Degree Las Vegas, NV

460,000 square foot 5-story facility located next to UNLV campus will house 740 students.  The student housing buildings surrounds a 217,000 square foot five-level parking garage.


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PROJECTS WE’RE WORKING ON NOW

BELLFLOWER, CA

Theater remodel

RENO, NV

Luxury rental apartments

NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV

Residential single-family development

MESA, AZ

2-story 48,557 SF multi-purpose building

SALT LAKE CITY, UT

Building earthquake damage repair

BELLFLOWER, CA

91-unit multi-family building

REDWOOD CITY, CA

14,000 SF retail building

BOSTON, MA

3,700 SF SIP retail store

LAS VEGAS, NV

10,300 SF office building

SALT LAKE CITY, UT

6,200 SF two-story custom home

TUSCON, AZ

Residential tract homes

WOODLAND HILLS, CA

15,000 SF retail building

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