Exempt products include structural plywood, oriented strand board (OSB).
Shear cracks riddle the exterior wall of this urban parking structure. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects
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As building codes change, existing railings may need to be updated or replaced. Courtesy Hoffmann Architects
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Image depicts a brick veneer exterior that has expanded and pulled away from the window. Image: Hoffmann Architects
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The 32,000 square feet of panels were installed in a six-week period.
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An aged federal building gets wrapped in a new double wall glass skin.
Insulation, ceiling panels, sunshades.
42nd annual awards from the Los Angeles Business Council honor design excellence.
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MGA Architecture plans to add five more trellis systems on the neighboring building.