Monday, June 27, 2011

June 24, 2011 - Second Floor Slab Prep

Second Floor Steel Decking prior to Concrete
Looking South towards the Connector and Elevator Shaft
Penetrations in the slab are mapped out ahead of the pour 
This is a floor drain in the utility room.
That tube connected to the drain is part of the trap primer.
Here is a typical trap primer schematic.
A View out from the top landing of the North Stair

Saturday, June 18, 2011

June 17, 2011 - Scenes from the Second Floor

View looking North along the East wall.
Spandrel Slab detail
Shear Studs welded to the structure below connect the slab to the steel framing.
Those two pieces of Red Iron are for anchoring posts which will frame the rooftop mechanical garden
Future second floor classroom.

Box out in slab for air-conditioning ductwork.
View looking down the corridor to the connector.  Elevator is on the left.
Elevator machine connects through those three conduits.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

June 11, 2011 - Begin Steel Decking and a Few more Views

The second floor slab begins to take shape

Slab edge detail at the East Wall columns

View into the clinic from the Patient entry

Future clinic corridor with sterilization on the right

From this view, the addition appears to be hiding behind the tree.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

June 4, 2011 - Taking Shape

South end of the building

Curve along the Eastern Facade begins to take shape

Sculptural portal at south end of Eastern Facade

View from the job trailer

June 3, 2011 - Views from the Roof

The existing Speir Building roof provides another vantage point to view the progress.

Mechanical Penthouse.  The door will be on the one side without the Cross Bracing

Looking down into the Student Locker and Break Room

The Student entry is in the small Courtyard between the buildings

Roof top Chiller platform.  The 4 posts supporting the platform and the fasteners need to be galvanized (silver).  This work will be redone.