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DESCRIPTIONJuly - September 2011 Volume 3 Issue 3
BUILDING TOMORROW... TODAY INFRASTRUCTURE
REVITALIZATION OF THE
AMERICAN TOBACCO CAMPUSDUKE UNIVERSITY& McKINNEY
TSC GLOBALROOFS FOR THE WORLD
OPINION: WHY ARE OURBRIDGES MADE IN CHINA?
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In thIs Issue
4 Letter From the edItor 6 Letter From the PubLIsher 8 InsPIratIons 10-12 advIsory board 14-15 oPInIon 16 makIng aIr Waves 86-90 CoLLaboratIon CLose uP 92 thank you
he ChallengeJanuary 12, 2010, 4:53
p.m. just west of Port-au-Prince, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake ravaged Hispaniolas poorer half. Nineteen months later, some 634,000 survivors40 percent of those Haitians
displaced by the original quakeare still virtually homeless. Residing in tents distributed by the United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) is proving punitive, as the tents swiftly become useless tatters. Continued on pg.66
TSC GlobalRoofs for the World
table of contents July SeptembeR 2011
CH2m HIlls successful track record on projects in the middle east, the panama Canal and others highlighted its ability to drive successful projects to completion, often shaving millions in costs and years of time off of highly visible complex projects
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Cutting-edge engineering in every Corner of the globe pg.42
MeTropoliTan Denver breaking barriers With multi-modal transportation Infrastructure pg. 60
Quote worthy pg.18
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74 WILdLIFe brIdgesFIrst-ever InternatIonaL ComPetItIon deveLoPs InnovatIve & Cost-eFFeCtIve desIgn soLutIons For saFe Passage oF WILdLIFe over suPerhIghWays
76 CoLorado Women buILdIng InFrastruCture both In busIness and In LIFe
80 takIng Care oF busInessCoLorado CaPItaL Congress
84 CreatIng a Future by desIgnPersPeCtIves From JaCque FresCo and roxanne meadoWs
18 WorLd trade Center utahConneCtIng InternatIonaL busIness at the Crossroads oF the West
20 PubLIC-PrIvate PartnershIPsbeneFIttIng the CommunIty as a WhoLe
22 Its tIme For Leaders to Lead and voters to Press For deCIsIve aCtIon the InFrastruCture debate
38 rebuILdIng our InFrastruCtureCoLLaboratIng through PubLIC-PrIvate PartnershIPs
42 Ch2m hILL CuttIng-edge engIneerIng In every Corner oF the gLobe
46 aLstom Chatta noo ga
48 buILdIng For the Futurekomatsu equIPment ComPany
50 PIPeLIne InFrastruCture CamPos ePC - engIneerIng amerICas FueL transPortatIon
52 ConvertIng reFInerIes to termInaLs CreatIve InFrastruCture transaCtIons turn InoPerabLe reFInerIes Into groWth Centers For CommunItIes
56 Water InFrastuCturea ParadIgm shIFt
60 metroPoLItan denver breakIng barrIers WIth muLtI-modaL transPortatIon InFrastruCture
64 takraFheavy equIPment For extreme InFrastruCture
66 tsC gLobaL rooFs For the WorLd
70 InFrastruCture For domInant LoW-Cost eLeCtrICIty dry Forks statIon WILL It be the Last CoaL-based PoWer PLant?
26 the unIversIty oF CoLorado dentaL sChooL the exPansIon oF Inter-ProFessIonaL eduCatIon, researCh and servICe
30 the human sIde oF InFrastruCture CoLLaboratIon For the 21st Century
34 the revItaLIzatIon oF the amerICan tobaCCo CamPusa suCCessFuL, CoLLaboratIve CIty deveLoPment by duke unIversIty and mCkInney
36 gLobaL energy management and the art oF human CaPItaL
iCoSa iS More Than leaDerShip
- iTS leaDinG!
The title ICOSA is an analogy for great connections and collaboration. An icosahedron, the strongest
of the polygons, combines 20 equilateral triangular faces together. We use this analogy because we
believe that if we all work together and collaborate, we too can become stronger just like the triangles.
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ost of you have been readers of ICOSA since our inception. At that time, just over two-and-a-half years
ago, we were three people with a dream who wouldnt take no for an answer. We knew that we could make a magazine about great connectors and collaborators meaningful and valuable to the reader.
Since that time, we have grown a lot and have adjusted to magazine life. Today we have four employees and an amazing coalition of more than 100 regular volunteer collaborators. We have grown to more than 10,000 subscribers, roughly 5,500 Facebook friends, and have just launched a newly designed web presence, which has regular visitors in more than 25 countries.
Moreover, three months ago we had the distinct privilege of partnering with the Experience Pros radio show to share stories from ICOSA here in the Rocky Mountains. In that short period of time, we have grown from few listeners to just over 100,000 in our time slot. Because of the richness of the stories, the radio show is expanding as well. Starting September 6, 2011, Connect and Collaborate
with ICOSA will begin broadcasting five days a week in 17 states, including Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Illinois, Southern California, Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle. Please tune in Monday through Friday from 11:20 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (MST) to learn from these amazing collaborators.
So, to all of the connectors and collaborators academic, business, community, and government we say thank you for the guidance and support of the ICOSA movement. We will continue to spread the message and we will continue to DO! Because we know that it is more than leadership its leading!
Join the movement and DO something today!
All the best,
- Jan Mazotti
FOUNDER AND PUBLISHERGayle Dendinger
PRESIDENT & EDITOR-IN-CHIEFJan Mazotti
VICE PRESIDENT & EDITOR-AT-LARGEKim DeCoste
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ART DIRECTOR: Nick Heckman - EKMN creative PHOTOGRAPHY AND DESIGN:
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n previous articles, I have referenced bugs because of their metaphoric symbolism. ICOSA exists at the intersection of resources, vision,
transformation and continuity as re