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May/June              2003

Technical Articles
Shop Drawings
Part 2 — Learning To Live With This “Necessary Evil”

The contractor is obligated to review and approve all submittals before conveying them to the architect. (A201, 3.12.5) The contractor's review should be for compliance with information given in the contract documents as well as for suitability to field conditions and dimensions. The contractor is not responsible for ascertaining conformity with the design concept or the intent of the documents.
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Building Products Revue
NobleSeal® SIS: The Formula For Sound Comfort

The Willits is the most luxurious condominium development in Southeastern Michigan. Located in Birmingham, an upscale suburb northwest of Detroit, the Willits offers a wide range of amenities including “round the clock” concierge service, a spa and work out facility with a swim/exercise pool and heated parking garage. The “in-town” location provides close proximity to fine dining, shopping, and entertainment.
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Benchmark Engineers Advance Architectural Panel Systems
The engineers at Benchmark Architectural Systems in Columbus work extensively with architects during the design phase to develop architectural enhancements such as curves, folded corners, fascia-soffit bends and other shapes fabricated at the factory and delivered ready to install.
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Florida Contractor Loyal To THERMOMASS® Building System
In the consumer beer world there is a term often used called “brand loyalty.” It refers to the concept of trying many brands, finding one that you like and sticking with that brand. You might often hear people refer to themselves as a “Miller Man” or “Bud Man.”
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Translucent Canopies Score Points For Stadium Renovation
Sited high on a hill, Purdue University’s Ross-Ade Stadium has been a commanding landmark in northern Indiana since its dedication in 1924. When the Boilermakers kicked off last fall, the stadium welcomed its team and their fans with a dynamic new look designed by the architects at HNTB Corporation of Kansas City, Mo.

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Case Studies     
File: Commercial

• Chicago Patrolman’s Federal Credit Union
   Chicago, Illinois

• Staples
   Glastonbury, Connecticut

File: Civic

• Sweet Grass Rest Area
   Sweet Grass, Montana

• The Dogwood Center
   Fremont, Michigan

File: Educational

• Carlin Springs Elementary School
   Arlington, Virginia

• Lancaster General College of Nursing and Health Sciences
   Lancaster, Pennsylvania

• Juan N. Seguin Elementary School
   Houston, Texas

• D.C. Everest Middle School
   Weston, Wisconsin

• Grand Prairie Elementary School Addition
   Frankfort, Illinois

St. Anne’s Episcopal School
  Middletown, Delaware

File: Industrial

• Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Consolidated Headquarters
   Tower, Minnesota

File: Recreational

• Aransas Pass Aquatic Center
   Aransas Pass, Texas

File: Residential

• The Oaks at Fort Hudson
   Fort Edward, New York
Specifiers Spotlight
The Belden Brick Company: From its inception in 1885 as the Diebold Fire Brick Company, Belden Brick has been synonymous with excellence in brickmaking. » Learn more

Major Industries - Fastest Skylight Industry Quick Ship: Major Industries introduces Quick Ship™, an interactive web-based system to speed up the process of ordering and receiving a pre-engineered skylight. » Learn more

Garland Company - High Performance Roofing & Flooring Systems: Get a free Architectural CD with CSI-formatted specs and details. » Learn more

Harris Consulting Engineers:
Harris Consulting Engineers (HCE) has been engaged in the private practice of professional mechanical and electrical engineering in the greater Las Vegas area for more than 16 years » Learn more

Panelfold's Walls So Tall: Modulfex® Series 800 steel operable walls as high as 44 feet, made with one-piece 14-gauge steel frames. » Learn more

Reprints Available from DCD: Contact DCD at (800) 533-5680 for pricing. » Learn more

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