After breaking ground on a traditional multi-use project in Oakland, CA last fall, construction was nearly scrapped. It would have been devastating for a market in desperate need of housing. Instead, they pivoted to a design-build approach that opened the door for MiTek to step in. The use of MiTek Hardy Frame Cold Formed Steel (CFS) Moment and Picture Frames solutions shaved two months off the project schedule, and led to financial savings.
Read how this contractor seamlessly knit together old and new concrete flooring across 60,000 sq ft of new and renovated space in a 78-year-old art museum.
Learn why an online cabinetry dealer has become the proven alternative for these company owners, saving them time, money and helping them differentiate themselves from their competition.
Broad, Immediate, and Profound: Laser Scanning Helps Guide the Rebirth of L.A.â€™s Legendary Century Plaza Hotel in a $2.5 Billion Development Project
To strip the Century Plaza Hotel down to its structural components, the Webcor team needed to precisely understand existing conditions. Among the challenges: aged construction documentation and the architectâ€™s extremely tight tolerances for the interior rebuild. Read how laser scanning identified key issues that were able to be resolved to help move this construction project forward.
Read how Pepper Construction uses laser-based applications to automate, simplify, and transform building processes. Columbia Collegeâ€™s new student center in Chicago abuts an elevated train track, presenting unique challenges for construction. Laser scanning technologies were used for modeling, and maximum efficiencies in preparing concrete pours.
Toll Brothers, Inc. is the homebuilding industryâ€™s number-one performer in seven out of nine categories, according to Fortune magazine. Consider, for example, a single revenue metric - the average income generated from home upgrades and site premiums. This homebuilder meets buyersâ€™ growing desire for custom closets with an important component of the selection process: the new homeâ€™s storage systems.
Is It Level? Is It Flat?: DPR Construction Knows the Answers Faster Than Ever on a $60 Million California Medical Center
There was a time when determining the flatness of a slab pour meant scheduling floor profilers to walk the slab, take readings, import data, and generate an F-number report. Now there is a simpler, faster, and more advanced way to determine floor flatness.
Read about how this structural concrete contractor now uses laser scanning technology to document as-built conditions on their projects.
In 2014 the National September 11th Memorial Museum officially opened its doors to the general public. With so much expected volume the design team had flooring chief among the material considerations. Read how this carpet fit the project, from aesthetics to durability.
Long Beach Island, a barrier island along the coast of New Jersey, experienced some of that stateâ€™s greatest damage and most extensive cleanup as a result of the storm surge from Hurricane Sandy in 2012. In addition to knocking out utilities and creating widespread wind damage, the hurricane's nine-foot storm surge filled storm drains and sewer lines with sand and mud. In the hardest-hit area the first floors of many beach homes had been designed to break away in a major storm surge, and did just that, leaving behind four or more feet of sand and debris. Read how Vacall's high-performance AllJetVac and AllVac helped with the massive cleanup.
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