Posts Tagged ‘innovation’

  • January 2, 2020

    After two months of work, six tiny homes located on the First Presbyterian Church of Hayward campus are now complete and ready for residents to move in! XL has been assisting HomeAid with the construction and placement of six tiny homes on the church campus. These new homes will serve as transitional housing as new residents work to gain ​a more permanent housing situation.

    Next step: stocking the homes with living essentials before the upcoming February move in date. Check out the full story here.

  • October 10, 2019

    On October 10th, Healthcare Project Executive Jason Fox and Lean Guru Andreas Phelps presented with Todd Henderson of Boulder Associates at the Kaiser Permanente 2019 Preferred Provider Symposium. Our presentation tackled the “Encouraging a Lean Culture” theme from both a design and construction perspectives. The presenters introduced Agile and Lean approaches, provided tools and how to use them, and shared examples and proofs of where this approach has worked in the past.

    Objectives:

    1. Design is a different animal from construction, but the two are joined at the hip.
    2. Agile offers tools that are better for design and integration with builders.
    3. Understand how to:
      -Select the right mix of approaches
      -Utilize them in the best way
      -Optimize the potential of Target Value Delivery

    For more information on Lean and Agile Principles and how they can help achieve Target Value Delivery, please contact Jason Fox.

  • October 4, 2018

    The Ford Innovation and Research Center is the award winner of the ENR California Best Projects 2018, Manufacturing category! The success of the design-build project was made possible through full alignment and collaboration of our entire team including Ford, Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED), Mazzetti, and, Paraigm Structural Engineers. Click here for more information on the project.