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Chamberlin Roofing & Waterproofing

Tilt-up was chosen as the delivery method for its ease of design, speed of construction and ability to fit into the over-all concept of the building design. The facility was laid out in a manner as to allow the user and visitor to enter the facility in a more formally designed public area, then progress to a business level designed office area, and then into the warehouse/shop area at the back of the building. Tilt-wall allowed the entry and formal area the flexibility to incorporate two different glass systems while still giving the elevations a sense of structure and support.

In the office/business area, column spacing was achieved that worked with the owner's proposed arrangement of offices and furniture, taking advantage of a more open feel throughout. The warehouse/shop area tilt-wall allowed for larger volume and less columns. As with the office area, not having columns around the perimeter of the building, gave it a smoother and cleaner appearance. At the same time, it allowed for a reduced amount of steel and therefore a portion of the cost.

Many rain days were encountered during the course of construction. The ease and speed at which a tilt-wall panel system could be poured and then erected, helped reduce the number of days lost.

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Project Location

Farmers Branch, TX
United States

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Project Team (TCA Members)

General Contractor:
Concrete Contractor:
Alliance Architects, Inc.
McHale Engineering Inc

Project Specifics

Project Category:
Building Types:
Number of Floors:
Total Floor Area:
27,000 sq ft (2,508 sq m)
Project Footprint:
27,000 sq ft (2,508 sq m)
Tallest Panel:
23 ft 5 in (7.14 m)
Widest Panel:
28 ft 0 in (8.53 m)
Largest Panel:
658 sq ft (61.1 sq m)
Heaviest Panel:
49,685 lbs (22,537 kg)
Longest Spandrel:
30 ft 0 in (9.14 m)