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Salas O’Brien uses 3D and virtual reality to help its clients empower their decision-making.

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Our time-tested process and people-first approach have reliably solved client challenges since 1975.

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Engineering Designs for Healthcare: DaVita Kidney Care

With one in every three adults in the US at risk for chronic kidney disease, dialysis has become an unfortunately common reality. DaVita, a healthcare organization whose name means “giving life” in Italian, is the industry leader in caring for people with kidney disease. They also run an independent medical group with locations in six […]
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Historic Renovation at Northwestern University: Preserving Wieboldt Hall

Northwestern University’s Chicago campus features the historic Wieboldt Hall, constructed in 1926 to hold the university’s School of Commerce. The building’s construction was funded by Anna and William Wieboldt, German immigrants and self-made retail magnates who believed “the most effective form of charity is developing self-supporting men and women.” Today, Wieboldt Hall houses programs for […]
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