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September/October       2004
Technical Articles
CONSTRUCTION OBSERVATION SERVICES
Site Visitation and Reporting to the Owner

Architects who agree to perform a complete contract administration function on their projects must be extremely careful during the construction phase. It is easy to make mistakes and cause problems. This is the phase most laden with the potential for client dissatisfaction and misunderstanding.
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Building Products Revue
COPPER-CLAD TILES PROVIDE STUNNING ROOF FOR UNIVERSITY MUSIC HALL
Prestige Elite copper-clad tiles by Tegola® Canadese from Italy, distributed nationally by Petersen Aluminum Corporation, were selected to provide a stunning roof for the University of Minnesota Weber Music Hall in Duluth, Minn.
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INSULATED SANDWICH TILT-WALL PANELS BRING FRESH APPROACH TO FOOD PROCESSING AND PACKAGING
More and more food processing and packing companies are turning to insulated tilt-wall panels for their new facilities to provide energy-efficient insulation, temperature stability, structural durability, and reduced operating costs.
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METAL TILE PANEL ROOFING SOLVES TOWERING CHALLENGE FOR SAN DIEGO HIGH-RISE CONDOMINIUM
When Dikeakos and Cotter Architects (Vancouver, BC) started planning Park Place, a new luxury condominium and town home development destined to be one of the most prominent buildings in San Diego, they created a design with a strong Mission flavor that reflects the local architectural tradition. A key exterior feature of the 30-story building is a steep-sloped tile roof that covers the upper tower portion of the building where mechanical equipment and service rooms are housed. The use of a metal “tile panel” roofing system manufactured by Met-Tile, Inc. (Ontario, Calif.) provided the desired Mission look while overcoming weight, installation and safety concerns.
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CAMP RANDALL STADIUM LOOKS TO INPRO SYSTEMS AS PART OF MAJOR RENOVATION
Nearly a mile and a half of JointMaster architectural expansion joint and fire-barrier systems will be installed in a major renovation and build up of historic Camp Randall Stadium at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. The InPro systems are part of a $110 million, multi-year renovation project to completely revamp Camp Randall, including improvements to all the seating sections and a new athletic office building.
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A DIVINE EXPANSION AND RENOVATION TURNS TO BENCHMARK ARCHITECTURAL SYSTEMS FOR A CONTEMPORARY REVELATION
The First Presbyterian Church in Morehead City, North Carolina had a wake-up call recently. Their congregation had outgrown the original sanctuary building and they needed to expand their preschool and Sunday School programs, church offices and approximately half of the area needed to support those church programs. And so, a decision was made during a Master Planning Phase led by the original architectural team of Stephens & Francis, p.a. to build a new fellowship hall, able to accommodate 250 diners with necessary support space, renovate remaining structures, and expand existing offices, educational facilities and the music department.
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Case Studies     

File: Civic

• Heritage Center of Clark County Exposition Hall
   Springfield, Ohio

• Butterfield Park
   Wellton, Arizona


File: Commercial

• Cambridge State Bank
   Cambridge, Minnesota

File: Educational

• The University Center, University of Michigan — Dearborn
   Dearborn, Michigan

• Pandora-Gilboa PreK-12 School
   Pandora, Ohio

• Mariner Middle School
   Milton, Delaware

• Texas A&M University System, Scott & White Regional Health Sciences Education Center
   Temple, Texas

• Rehobeth High School
   Rehobeth, Alabama

• Cris Quinn Fine Arts Building, Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School
   Beaumont, Texas


File: Industrial

• Nypro, Inc.
   Clinton, Massachusetts


File: Religious

• Good Shepherd Episcopal Church 
   Silver Spring, Maryland


File: Residential

• Edgewood Commons Student Apartments, Frostburg State University
   Frostburg, Maryland

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

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