On a building constructed in 1929 with exterior loadbearing masonry walls, modifications were made to loadbearing masonry demising walls during past renovation efforts. A recent investigation has revealed these modifications present a serious structural stability problem for the building.
Architect Steven Holl’s new project, The Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in the city of Richmond, will hold contemporary art exhibits from around the world.
Ace Hotel New Orleans, which opened in March, has transformed the 1928 Art Deco, nine-story Barnett’s Furniture building into a 234-room boutique hotel with dining, retail, event, and meeting spaces plus a rooftop pool.
Winners of the RCI 2016 Document Competition were recognized at the annual luncheon during the 31st RCI International convention and trade show in Orlando last month. The initiative honors members’ excellence in roofing, waterproofing, and exterior wall construction project documentation.