DESIGN SHADOW: EXPOSED CEILING

In a recent OAC meeting, we walked the site and inspected some recent good changes: Work progressing! These changes, though good, have slowed down and delayed our construction. The project’s design was to leave a large portion of the ceiling exposed. However, as this was a remodel, we weren’t able to get a complete picture of …

FIRE RATINGS FOR DOORS – A LIFE SAFETY ITEM

If you read my posting called Redlining you would know that I have been working on a small TI  lobby remodel. Just as we were about to issue the set of drawings for bidding, we were asked to replace all the main doors down two side exit corridors through the building.  This wasn’t apart of our original …

“TI”

Today at about 11, I was asked if I could accompany a Principal Architect to meet with a possible client and do a site walk of his buildings today at 3.  He explained that it would be a TI (tenant improvement) for two residential towers in the city.  If you aren’t aware, TI’s are where …