Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Hoffmann Architects articles below.
At secure facilities, building envelope rehabilitation projects don’t have to mean temporary relocation of building users, equipment, or collections.
A new rule adopted on January 14, 2020 makes substantial changes to inspection and reporting requirements for the city’s Facade Inspection and Safety Program (FISP), commonly known as Local Law 11.
Many existing facilities lack adequate strength to resist current design level winds, due to age, design flaws, material failure, or improper construction.
As holds the principle of bioethics, so should the approach to treating historic stone: “First, do no harm.”
How the glass and the frame are manipulated, including proportion, properties, and anchorage, constitutes the essential distinction among glass curtain wall systems.