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March/April       2004
Technical Articles
Making a Clean Break
Ending the Client-Architect Relationship

At the time we enter into architectural service relationships, we seldom envision how we would conduct ourselves if the assignment should come to a premature end. We also do not think about how the client might act in the circumstances.
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Building Products Revue
440 SoundBarrier® by Homasote®: 
The High-Performance Sheathing Alternative to OSB and Plywood

A perfect storm of economic and geo- political factors has taken OSB (Oriented Strand Board) and plywood prices to new heights, moving these building products to price levels that builders and architects never dreamed possible, even in their worse nightmares. And relief still is not in sight.
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Located in the heart of Indianapolis’ financial district, the historic Fletcher Trust Building was in dire need of a facelift to transform the 1910 building into a new Hilton Garden Inn Hotel.
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Expanded Flooring Options for Educational Facilities
For over 35 years, educational facilities across the country have successfully used polymer flooring products in kitchens, bathrooms and locker rooms. Traditionally, architects, designers and facility managers have specified these products for their superior slip resistance, chemical resistance, durability and easy maintenance.
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Case Studies     

File: Civic

• Front Royal Virginia Post Office
   Front Royal, Virginia

File: Educational

• Fowler Elementary School
   Fowler, Colorado

• Creekside Village Community Center 
   Amherst, New York

• Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy
   East Hartford, Connecticut

• Wabaunsee High School Additions & Renovations
   Alma, Kansas

• Gregory-Portland High School
   Portland, Texas

File: Medical

• Tennessee Pain Management Center 
   Antioch, Tennessee

• Desert Pain Institute 
   Mesa, Arizona

• Heart Clinic Arkansas 
   Little Rock, Arkansas

File: Religious

• West Chester United Methodist Church Additions & Renovations 
   West Chester, Pennsylvania

File: Recreational

• Mystic Dunes Golf Clubhouse
   Celebration, Florida

• Bev Lewis Center For Women's Athletics, University of Arkansas
   Fayetteville, Arkansas

• Perpetual Motion Children's Sports Center
   Woodbury, Minnesota

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

Englert, Inc.: Founded nearly 40 years ago and provides a wide variety of metal roofing products and roll forming machinery through its 12 domestic regional offices and 28 international distributors in Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East. » Learn more

Petersen Aluminum Corporation: Petersen Aluminum Corporation produces a complete line of metal roofing products. » Learn more

Duo-Gard Industries.: Ask for Duo-Gard Industries' new 2002 architectural catalog with detailed stats, drawings, and photos of high-performance polycarbonate technology for versatile daylighting strategies with superior aesthetics, economy, and energy efficiency. » Learn more

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