Related Links: Georgia Institute of Technology Prominent structural engineer and professor Stanley D. Lindsey has been called a genius, an innovator and an inspiration. He died on July 12 of a massive heart attack on his horse farm in Bluffton, S.C. He was 75.Not long after starting his eponymous firm in Nashville, Tenn., in 1966, Lindsey became known as a pioneer in the use of computers for the analysis and design of structures. Stanley D. Lindsey and Associates Ltd., which for years wrote most of its own software, was one of the first engineers to integrate computer-aided design with drafting.Lindsey
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.