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Hoffmann Architects Publishes Last Issue of the JOURNAL for 2020

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December 2020 - Hoffmann Architects is pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of the firm’s technical newsletter, the JOURNAL.

Now available in a digital edition for easy viewing on any device, JOURNAL keeps building owners, managers, and AEC professionals informed about the design and rehabilitation topics that matter most.

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Design Guide for Parapets: Safety, Continuity, and the Building Code

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As the transition between the exterior walls and roof, parapets must act as a resilient moisture barrier, durable structural element, continuous insulator, and fall protection guard, all while enhancing the building aesthetic.

Juan Kuriyama, AIA and Eric Au, LEED Green Associate

03 Typical Brick Masonry Parapet
Spotlight: How to Design a Resilient Parapet
From reinforcement and vapor barriers to cladding, copings, and flashings, the typical parapet incorporates a wide range of materials in a relatively small space.

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Rest assured that our award-winning periodical is still available in its original magazine-style format.

We’ve just added the convenience of an online option to our tried-and-true print publication.

Download the print edition.

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Earn AIA continuing education credit.

With our online exams, it’s easy to earn American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education System Learning Units. Recent JOURNAL articles offer one unit of Health, Safety, Welfare (HSW) AIA credit to those who successfully complete a short multiple-choice quiz.

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