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November December 2001 Issue
November/December 2001
Technical Articles
Buried Defects Could Mean Future Trouble
Years after a building is built, occupied, and operated successfully, a hidden defect comes to light. Something that was not in conformance with the contract documents, the building code, or accepted workmanship standards. It could be something very easy to fix, such as a copper piping joint inadvertently left unsoldered. 
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Building Products Revue
Harris Instrumental In International Training Facility
Representing approximately 500,000 workers in the construction or related industries and organized into 65 regional councils throughout the United States and Canada, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters/Joiners of America International opened a new training facility in Las Vegas, Nevada in December 2000.
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High Concrete Structures Delivers For Detention Center
Standing proudly in the midst of Philadelphia’s historic City Center, the new Federal Detention Center could easily be mistaken for one of the city’s grand old structures. But in fact, it is a holding facility for detainees awaiting trial or sentencing. As such, design specifications drawn up by the Federal Bureau of Prisons called for precast concrete alone with a masterful blending of strict security requirements with architectural integrity and respect for the historic locale.
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Case Studies     
File: Commercial

• The Shops at Gainey Village
   Scottsdale, Arizona

• Renaissance Park Garage, Northeastern University
   Boston, Massachusetts

• White Hen Express
   McHenry, Illinois

File: Civic

• Goodhue County Law Enforcement Center, Justice Center & Jail
   Red Wing, Minnesota

File: Medical

• Autemn Woods Assisted Living
   Bridgewater, New Jersey

• Grand Meadows Glen Assisted Living Facility
   Postville, Iowa

• Rush Barton Supportive Living Facility
   Chicago, Illinois

File: Office

• Huntsman Polyurethanes R&D Offices & Labs
   Auburn Hills, Michigan

• Galderma - Office & Warehouse
   Fort Worth, Texas

• Chico's World Headquarters Addition
   Ft. Myers, Florida

• The Flinn Foundation
   Phoenix, Arizona

• Infinium Corporate Headquarters Addition
   Hyannis, Massachusetts

File: Religious

• Apostolic Christian Church of Bloomington - Normal
   Bloomington, Illinois
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