TO CELEBRATE more than a century in business, the Harley-Davidson Company wanted something really special for its new, 130,000-s.f. museum complex.
The final step in installing a tile or terrazzo floor is proper cleaning. Different materials require different cleaning methods to ensure that the finished surface reflects the inherent beauty and craftsmanship of the materials.
Since 2001, many states have adopted air barrier language into either their local energy code or building code and there are other states with pending proposals. In addition, Chapter 14 of the International Building Code (IBC) refers to mandatory air leakage control requirements in the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC).
MASONRY SOLUTION: Blending Past and Future, Sustainably. A classic campus honors its past while embracing a green future.
This Technology Brief presents general information on masonry grout, discussing such topics as grout materials,
mixes, and admixtures.
AT FIRST, the masonry contract for Eastern York High School’s new building and addition covered just the loadbearing cavity wall. But officials at Caretti, Inc. knew that, with the project’s tight deadline, there was a better way.
With a mission to celebrate the history, grandeur and significance of sports in American culture, the materials chosen for the Sports Museum of America, which opened in New York City in April 2008, were equally grand.
New York City’s Columbia University is committed to providing a safe, beautiful and functional campus environment, and its facilities department is responsible for overseeing a wide array of renovation and improvement projects for buildings both on and off campus. When university officials decided to install new terrazzo flooring in the six chemistry science labs at Columbia’s Chandler Hall, they faced several challenges.
As Bellevue Hospital in New York City neared completion of its most recent addition, officials realized they needed to install an exceptional flooring system in the new building. In addition to housing Bellevue’s Forensic Biology Laboratory, the facility would also be home to the Kips Bay Emergency Medical Service Station for Battalion 8 of the New York City Fire Department. The expectation for heavy foot traffic meant the flooring had to be durable. At the same time, the hospital wanted to utilize a material that was both cost effective and attractive.
Westlake, Ohio is one of a number of Cleveland’s fast-growing western suburbs. Like many bedroom communities, however, it has grown up lacking a city center and a unique sense of place.