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.
From the Ground Up and the Top Down: Energy Conserving Techniques for Older BuildingsBy Judy L. Hayward, featuring Richard W. Off, AIA
Published in Traditional Building, September 2020
Traditional Building is a monthly magazine that focuses on historic preservation, adaptive re-use, and traditional design for commercial, institutional, residential, and government buildings. In this article highlighting energy conserving case studies, Richard W. Off, AIA describes a Hoffmann Architects project involving insulation improvements to a copper roof at Lupton Hall, Farmingdale State College, New York.
Plaza MaintenanceBy Rachel C. Palisin, PE, LEED AP and Amanda L. Miller, AIA
Published in Facility Management Journal, July/August 2020
The official publication of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), Facility Management Journal (FMJ) focuses on a different theme in each issue related to the design and operation of commercial and institutional facilities. This article offers strategies for designing plaza and terrace upgrades that anticipate plaza maintenance needs while improving accessibility, safety, and performance.
Roof Condition Surveys: What They Are and Why They MatterBy Deborah J. Costantini, AIA
Published in Papyrus, August 2020
The official publication of the International Association of Museum Facility Administrators (IAMFA), Papyrus celebrates the organization’s 30th anniversary with this commemorative issue. Guiding facility personnel through the roof assessment and maintenance planning process, Hoffmann Architects’ contribution to the magazine also features a short piece by Lawrence E. Keenan, AIA, PE on new building code requirements for roof diaphragm analysis.
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