To maintain dialogue on remedial architectural practice among our peers, as well as to provide information to building owners and facility managers, Hoffmann Architects’ professionals regularly contribute to industry publications, through both articles and interviews.
Preventing Winter DamageBy Steven J. Susca, PE
Published in Papyrus, Winter 2018-2019
Papyrus is a publication of the International Association of Museum Facility Administrators (IAMFA), a non-profit organization for cultural institutions. In this “Best Practices Feature Article,” Steve Susca, PE offers preventive measures that can help avert the damage, deterioration, and dangerous conditions wrought by cold weather.
Restoration of Historic Brick MasonryBy Arthur L. Sanders, AIA
Published in High-Profile, February 2019
On behalf of the Construction Institute at the University of Hartford, Hoffmann Architects was selected to contribute an article on building restoration to High-Profile, an independent monthly publication covering the New England architecture, engineering, and construction (A/E/C ) industry. This brief overview considers challenges and considerations in historic brick masonry restoration.
Metal 101: Understanding Best Use Cases for Metal Roofs and WallsBy Craig A. Hargrove, AIA and Russell M. Sanders, AIA
Published in Building Operating Management, November 2018
Part of FacilitiesNet, Building Operating Management is a monthly trade publication for building owners and facility executives. In this two-part article, which appears in the print edition as well as online at FacilitiesNet.com, the authors discuss material properties, code requirements, and best practices for metal roofs and walls, as well as key design considerations.
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