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Murrieta City Hall

The Murrieta City Hall, a collaboration of the practical function of a Tilt-Up form with the established design style of craftsman architecture, was conceived out of the necessity to deliver a cost-effective facility with a design style complementary to the town center.

Craftsman details are integrated into the Tilt-Up structure at the building’s entrances, balconies, patios and iconic clock tower. The overall design intent is to illustrate that the use of an established architectural language can be successfully integrated with a Tilt-Up structure, forwarding the boundaries of each style into a modern building system. Focus was spent on breaking the building massiveness down into human scales.

As one approaches the two-story city office building, the full size of the structure is concealed by several layers; the first of which is a pedestrian trellis that creates a pleasant shade structure adjacent to the walkway. The second layer is a landscape buffer to the one-story Tilt-Up wall, forming a backdrop to the landscape. The second story wall steps up 20 feet beyond the first to complete the transition.

 
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Project Location

Murrieta, CA 92562
United States

TILT-UP ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Tilt-Up Achievement Awards were established to honor projects that use site-cast tilt-up concrete to introduce new building types, advance industry technology and provide unique solutions to building programs. Winning entries illustrate the variety, beauty, and flexibility of tilt-up construction.

ACHIEVEMENT

2010

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Nox-Crete Products Group
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Total Floor Area:
40,000 sq ft (3,716 sq m)