Architects often find themselves facing something of a chicken and egg dilemma. When it comes to design, what takes precedence—form or function?
One of the key aspects of the Deadhorse Aviation Center’s success is its ability to meet both the actual and anticipated needs of its target users. And over the years, there have been many.
According to the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, which administers the state plan, Alaska’s Medicaid program covers more than 200,000 men, women, and children, providing access to healthcare services they couldn’t otherwise afford.
Depite minimal funding, UAF’s Silver Fox Mine allows students to apply classroom lessons to the real-world, in real-time.
Now two-thirds of the way through an eighteen-month transition plan focused on modernization and increased production, Northern Star Resources CEO Stuart Tonkin says that the Pogo investment has exceeded expectations.
Silver Fox sits off the Elliott Highway in Fox, 20 miles north of UAF. Comprised of seventeen mining claims and filled with pockets of high-grade silver ore, the site offers a real-world, hands-on learning experience to mining and engineering students at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Fall is well underway, and with it signs that Alaska’s oil and gas industry is busy preparing for the 2019-2020 winter drilling season.
The deciding factor of whether or not to create a contingency plan shouldn’t hinge solely on whether a company’s particular industry is regulated.