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November/December 2003
Technical Articles
A short time ago Art O’Leary received an email from Scott Dorfield, from Astorino in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania regarding Quality Assurance/Quality Control. We felt other DCD readers may also be in the process of developing or evaluating their own programs for Quality Assurance/Quality Control, therefore with Scott and Art’s permission, we have included their following correspondence. 
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Building Products Revue
Translucent Trees Light Campers’ Climb to Adventure
In the woods of northwest Michigan near Petoskey, among the oaks and pines and maples, stand two unique trees with branches of steel and leaves of translucent polycarbonate. 
At 21 feet high and 23 feet wide, the “trees” create a wall of diffused daylight that illuminates the new Indoor Adventure and Activity Center at Camp Daggett. Complete with climbing walls and ropes courses, the center expands the camp’s popular outdoor Adventure Education series with year-round offerings accessible to children and adults of all ages and all physical capabilities. And all regardless of Michigan’s weather.
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Case Studies     

File: Civic

• Kevin P. Clinton Wildlife Center
   Kirtland, Ohio

• The History Museum of Upcountry South Carolina
   Greenville, South Carolina

File: Commercial

• WJLA ABC-7/NewsChannel 8
   Rosslyn, Virginia

File: Educational

• University Center at Gaylord, M-TEC Educational Center
   Gaylord, Michigan

• Tooele Elementary Schools
   Tooele, Utah

• Otter Creek Elementary School
   Elgin, Illinois

• McWillie Elementary School
   Jackson, Mississippi

• Wayne State University, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
   Detroit, Michigan

File: Medical

• Mercy Hospital SMARTHealth Wellness Center & Medical Offices
   Bethel Park, Pennsylvania

File: Office

• The Renaissance Center
   Edgewater, Maryland

• New Offices for Jack Loeks Theatres, Inc.
   Grand Rapids, Michigan

File: Recreational

• Highland County Family YMCA
   Hillsboro, Ohio
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

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

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