Westin Luxury Hotel and Residences, Virginia Beach Town Center Virginia Beach, VA

Tallest Building in the State of Virginia

  • Details:77,248 s.f. of SlenderWall System Panels
  • Finish: Buff architectural precast concrete mix with light acid wash; contrasting dark brown accents are used to give additional architectural detailing and interest
  • Architect:BBGM; Washington, DC
  • Owner:Armada Hoffler; Virginia Beach, VA
  • Contractor:Armada Hoffler Construction Company; Virginia Beach, VA
  • Awards:2008 National Precast Concrete Association's (NPCA), 1st place Creative Use of Precast (CUP) Awards program for the Above Ground category
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The structure was originally designed for a lightweight EIFS exterior, but the developer decided there was too much liablity potential with that type of wall system. SlenderWall was chosen instead because of its permanent, maintenance-free, and lightweight characteristics. Because SlenderWall is still lightweight compared to heavier exterior wall systems, the structure did not have to be redesigned. Thus, savings were realized in both time and money on the project.

"SlenderWall was the right solution for us."

Lou Haddah, CEO & President, Armada Hoffler