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July/August           2003
Technical Articles
The Preconstruction Jobsite Conference
Part 1 — Getting The Construction Launched On The Right Foot

Assume for the purpose of illustration that the contractor prequalification process is completed, the bidding procedures have been concluded, the low bidder has been determined, and the contract price has been established and is within the owner’s budget. The owner and contractor have negotiated and signed the agreement and have identified all of the other contract documents by signing them. So the physical execution of the project may now proceed.

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Building Products Revue
PINnacle Tackboard Delivers Superior Aesthetic Qualities
Architects, specifiers and designers around the world have relied on Homasote® panels and their fabric-wrapped or cork-laminated sister products as tackboards of choice for decades.
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Maxxon Level-Right Lends A Hand In Adaptive Reuse
The Hennepin County Eden Prairie Library in Eden Prairie, Minnesota has taken a “big box” and breathed new life into an old grocery store as a state-of-the-art, 40,000 square foot library that will serve this rapidly growing community for many years.
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Domus Design Collection Creates a Seamless Design
To sell the best, you must have the best — and that’s exactly what the owners of Domus Design Collection are all about. Known for their unique selections of quality, high-end furniture, DDC embarked on a new project to create an exciting showroom space that offered something more than traditional furniture displays. Semak Hakimian, DDC’s owner, wanted to update the entire showroom and bring a more modern look and feel to the in-store experience.
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Petersen Roof Highlights Luxury Lakeside Condominiums
Emulating modern French Chateau style, the Grand Harbor Condominiums at Grand Harbor Marina located at the junction of the Tennessee River and the Tombigbee Waterway near Pickwick Dam, Tenn., have become landmark structures. Eighty luxury condominium units are included in two individual buildings encompassing approximately 118,000 square feet.
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Case Studies     
File: Commercial

• Cape Fear Harley-Davidson/Buell
   Fayetteville, North Carolina

• Kids At Play Learning Center
   Goulds, Florida

File: Civic

• Park Office & Visitors Center
   Red Rock, Pennsylvania

• James Kennedy Public Library
   Dyersville, Iowa

File: Educational

• Fairfield Career Center Addition
   Carroll, Ohio

• Fountain Hills Middle School
   Fountain Hills, Arizona

File: Industrial

• American Superconductor
   Devens, Massachusetts

File: Medical

• Highlands III Medical Center
   Overland Park, Kansas

• Oak Terrace Assisted Living Facility
   North Mankato, Minnesota

File: Office

• Doering Office Building
   St. Louis, Missouri

File: Religious

• Lake Ann United Methodist Church
   Lake Ann, Michigan
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

High Concrete Structures, Inc.: High Concrete Structures, Inc., sets the highest standards for precast concrete construction. The company produces high quality parking structure systems, architectural facade systems, industrial/commercial wall systems, stadium and arena systems, and prison systems. » Learn more

EFCO Corporation: EFCO Corporation is a national manufacturer of aluminum windows, entrances, storefronts and curtain wall systems for commercial architectural applications. » 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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