Grappling with context, history, and appropriateness, the design looked to the building and material typologies of the surrounding 1920s-era warehouses, as well as the masonry and concrete construction found at Huston Tillotson University.
Building Enclosure was recently joined by Blake Johnson, Commercial Director for Knife River's Prestress Division, and Melissa Verwest, Regional Sustainability Engineer for Knife River Northwest. Blake and Melissa are here to discuss reducing the embedded and operational carbon in precast.
Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute members will celebrate and showcase the precast concrete industry by inviting neighbors, students, and local officials to their plants as part of 2023 PCI Precast Days, October 9-20.
The Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute has hired Shelly Encher as its new membership director. She will be responsible for designing and implementing PCI’s membership growth and retention strategy, and the day-to-day management of member engagement.
Simpson Strong-Tie has introduced AT-3G, a new, all-weather hybrid-acrylic anchoring adhesive engineered to deliver a faster-curing, high-strength bond for cracked and uncracked concrete and post-installed rebar connections.
With a proven track record of leadership and success in precast concrete, Clark is set to bring a fresh perspective to the organization, focusing on collaboration and growth to expand its reach and educational impact for students nationwide.
ON DEMAND:This webinar will offer a look at how architects, contractors, and other specifiers can better understand the application and adhesive requirements for roller and spray application of bonding adhesives and primers for a variety of membrane attachment systems.
On Demand Topics covered will include reflective roofing and rooftop overburden, such as solar and amenity spaces, that can provide additional energy generation, learning spaces for students, and how to design and build resilient and durable roofing solutions.
On Demand In this webinar, Mark S. Graham, Vice President, technical services for the National Roofing Contractors Association will provide an overview of the ANSI/SPRI/FM 4435/ES-1-2017 test standard, discuss NRCA's ES-1 testing, explain how this testing can be applied to roof system designs and review NRCA's certification program for ES-1 compliance.
On Demand Join us for an engaging, live webinar presented by Steven Burns, FAIA, Founder of The-Well Designed Firm and former Chief Creative Officer at BQE Software as he shares lessons learned over 35 years working with over 1,300 architecture firms.
This course will cover why building movement joints are needed, the differences between various types of joints, how expansion joints should provide continuity of the air and water control layers, as well as samples of what failures can occur.
Attendees will learn best practices for creating an effective blindside waterproofing installation to avoid building leaks that can lead to indoor air quality contamination, mold, and early building decay or even structural failure.