Sheila Rusher

Project Manager
Experience
Sheila is a Project Manager in the structural design engineering department. She has experience with various project types including commercial, residential, mix-use buildings, and industrial buildings or structural systems.
Education
Ph.D. - Civil Engineering - The University of Southern California M.S. - Architecture - The University of Texas at Arlington M.S. - Civil Engineering - The University of Buffalo B. S. - Civil Engineering - National Taiwan University
Licensure
Licensed Professional Engineer in California, Florida, New York, and Texas.

Representative Experience

Personal representative experience may cover multiple employement engagements

Atelier Apartments

Dallas, Texas
  • 42-story residential tower 920,000SF building
  • Includes six levels of parking deck with liner residential
  • Amenity deck at level 10 with pool and landscaped plaza
  • Two-level below grade parking for retail and restaurants
  • Bonded post-tensioned stage stressed transfer girders below amenity deck to support 30 levels of construction above.
  • Structural systems used were cast-in-place concrete, post tensioned beams, post tensioned two-way slabs, with lateral systems being concrete shear walls
  • Foundation systems were cast-in-place concrete grade beams, concrete basement walls and drilled piers/caissons.
Developer
ZOM
Architect
Stantec
Cost
Developer
Structured system
Foundation system
Atelier Apartments
Dallas, Texas

Grapevine Mills Mall - Tornado Damage

Grapevine, TX
Developer
Architect
Cost
Developer
Structured system
Foundation system
Grapevine Mills Mall - Tornado Damage
Grapevine, TX

Toyota Music Factory

Irving, Texas
  • (9) building complex consisting of (4) one-story retail buildings, (2) two-story retail buildings, (1) multi-level music amphitheater, (1) two story restaurant plus amphitheater concession building (3 levels total) and four-story office building built above six levels of parking and retail (10 levels total)
  • Office building is a ten-level structure with 100,000SF office over multi-level 660,000SF parking structure and two-story retail space
  • (1) two-level plus mezzanine, 96,000SF cinema above retail / restaurant space
  • (6) 1 and 2-story retail / restaurant buildings
  • Covered amphitheater with lawn seating built above a below grade two story restaurant space
  • Concrete cast-in-place structure for office, parking and retail below office tower
  • Composite steel structure for other retail and restaurant buildings
  • Partial basement level at parking deck
  • Structural systems used were cast-in-place concrete, post tensioned beam, wide module pan joist and flat slab with lateral systems of concrete moment frames at the office buildings.
  • Structural systems for the retail buildings and amphitheater were composite steel floor, steel trusses, concrete tilt-up wall construction and steel roof joist with lateral systems being diagonal steel bracing, moment frames and concrete shear walls.
  • Foundation systems for all buildings were cast-in-place concrete grade beams and piers.

 

 

Developer
Architect
Gensler
Cost
Developer
10 Level / 100,000 Square Foot Office, 96,000 Square Foot Cinema, 660,000 Square Foot Parking Structure, 6 Restaurant/Retail Buildings, Covered Amphitheatre
Structured system
Foundation system
Toyota Music Factory
Irving, Texas
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