Ask an engineer, architect or developer about the future of building, and it won’t be long before you hear three letters – CLT. But what is CLT? And why is it all the talk in industry circles?
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DCI’s Spokane structural team has been heavily involved in the renovation of Washington State University’s Martin Stadium. The overarching purpose of this renovation project was to provide an arena where fans, family, and alumni can watch Cougar football in a stadium that is up to par with other Pac-12 conference schools.
The $65 million structure adds some serious pop to the school’s campus. With three levels, 1,900 premium seats spread among 21 suites, 44 loge boxes, 1,300 club seats, and a new press box, this athletic facility has improved by leaps and bounds.
Kris Swanson has been working a lot with the new Diversakore framing system, and we asked him to explain it a little more in depth. Thanks to him, we were able to gather some more information about the framing system and explain how DCI’s experience with it is valuable for certain projects.
What is the Diversakore system?
It's an alternate composite steel and concrete framing system utilizing conventional reinforced concrete encased in custom shaped steel plate shell, which acts both as steel reinforcing and a stay-in-place concrete form.
The Seattle Daily Jounral of Commerce recently announced that the Swedish/Issaquah Medical Center was voted Building of the Year by online readers! The project received 2,700 votes out of a total of 7,153, and was up against some fierce competition!
At DCI, we love how much this facility has to offer. This 175-bed hospital project includes:
The AIA Committee on Architecture for Education recently announced the winners of their 2012 Design Awards, and DCI is happy to announce that one of our projects made the cut! This AIA awards program aims to identify emerging trends and ideas in the design of educational and cultural facilities, honor excellence in planning and design, and to share knowledge about best practices. At DCI we take the design and longevity of
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