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.
Is That Traffic Coating Necessary? Surface Treatments and Parking Structure ProtectionBy Lawrence E. Keenan, AIA, PE and Robert A. Marsoli, Jr., PE
Published in RCI Interface, December 2017
RCI Interface is the technical journal of RCI, Inc., an international association of building envelope consultants. In this article, the authors debunk the myth that traffic coatings are a one-size-fits-all solution to garage problems. While traffic-bearing membranes may be the right choice in some situations, they might be a costly mistake in others.
Meeting the Demand for High-Efficiency FacadesBy Russell M. Sanders, AIA and Craig A. Hargrove, AIA, LEED AP
Published in Building Design+Construction, December 2017
As part of the BD+C University online course library, this American Institute of Architects (AIA) accredited continuing education featured course also appears in the print edition of Building Design+Construction. The article clarifies energy code requirements and provides a step-by-step approach to achieving – or exceeding – energy code mandates.
Has Time Run Out for Glazed Brick?By Craig A. Hargrove, AIA, LEED AP
Published in The Construction Specifier, November 2017
The Construction Specifier, the peer-reviewed journal of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI), runs a regular column on the last page of every issue, “Failures,” addressing common building concerns. Here, Craig Hargrove considers the “love/hate relationship” between the design community and glazed brick facades.
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