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Modifications and changes related to adaaag original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Jeff Rothermel.

Moment frames are employed on the East side of the conference center in the North-South direction with scattered East-West frames throughout the system.

There are 2 stairwells in the office building and one stairway at the South face inside the conference center. In the conference center one story steel moment frames are used as the main lateral system.

Building Statistics

Once to the ground level the plaza area was used for small material staging. Erbschloe Consulting Service, Inc. The old building is covered in brick and the remainder of the new building is a combination of glass curtain wall and metal paneling.

The hot water is supplied to air handlers The same voltage transformers are used for lab distribution though they are rated at Although it has not applied for a LEED certification there are many instances of green architecture exhibited in this building. Both dry and preactive sprinklers are used. There is extensive green roof area as well as the outdoor courtyard space. Construction Construction was performed by a self working G. This is the working document developed by the Department in to be used by the TDLR Architectural Barriers Advisory Board during the review and implementation of the TAS; therefore, it is intended for informational purposes only since it does not reflect all additions, changes, or revisions made to the final adopted edition of the TAS.

And the remaining roof is concrete flat slab with roofing on top. The interior environment is a very pleasant welcoming one. IRMA roofing is used on all roof surfaces, this consists of a roofing membrane topped by Styrofoam insulation and roof ballast.


The site was then excavated and the single remaining building was underpinned.

Various other shapes are used based on span. Air handlers 1 and 2 take return air mixed with outdoor air then passes it through, filters, a preheat coil, humidifiers then cooling coils. Serving Texas for 20 years.

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There is also an expansive courtyard area surrounded by the arcing conference center and the two office building. All horizontal feed pipes utilize UL heat trace throughout the building. DOJ, is an extremely helpful tool, even in Texas.

Pharmacopeia Headquarters Consolidation Location: The office tower is rectangular with a fairly regular grid, though the conference center consists adaaag arcs of several radii creating a sweeping corridor and set of meeting spaces toward the southeast end of the lot. June September Final Contract Price: Sheeting and shoring adaa the choice for site retention and concrete work proceeded from the bottom up.

State and Federal Accessibility Codes

Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. A dimmer panel and emergency dimmer panel are provided in the conference center for meeting and presentation purposes.

The environment was also a big factor in this buildings inception.

This website is dedicated to the research and analysis conducted via guidelines provided by the Department of Architectural Engineering. If that date is on or after April 1,and before March 15,then new construction and alterations must comply with either the TAS or the TAS.

The office building has a roof system of steel frames on 194 of concrete columns.

The arcing conference center has green roof topping the IRMA in all adsag except the auditorium as well. Since the structure is concrete fireproofing is not used throughout most of the building. Industrial strip lighting is used exclusively in the Penthouse ceiling as well as non-parking addaag on the Ground level.


This is used on the entrance and conference center. Lighting for USP is run off V branch circuits throughout the building. The older building sits atop existing below grade parking and the new building contains parking beneath it that aligns its elevations with the existing parking, connecting the two at each level. The 3rd floor contains the biological laboratory though is mostly offices, and the 4th floor is almost entirely office space. Floors 1 through 4 see many of the drop panels disappear on interior columns.

The elevators and stairwells in the office portion are centralized in the core which makes the basis for the corridors spreading through the floors.


Federal and TDLR State of Texas Accessibility Codes

Part of the air leaving 1 and 2 goes directly to 5 to be conditioned for lab spaces on the first floor while all the rest is circulated back to 1 and 2. Networking services are provided to all spaces throughout the building through data rooms on every level. The main conference auditorium is a cone shaped structure truncated by a sloping roof.

The nonhazardous procedural and office spaces are kept at a neutral to positive pressurization. The comfort of the occupants is one of the top priorities. USP relies on a kW diesel generator and a kW natural gas generator on the Penthouse level for emergency power distribution. Check the department’s website periodically for any recently issued “TM’s”. A small tower crane was placed at approximately midway North-South to make construction easier.

This facade can be seen as the main type, it is used on the upper two floors in the office section, and most of the conference center. The office building has 3 elevators providing service as well. The conference center is run off its own set of panels directly from the main boards.

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