Innovative architectural precast concrete building panels play role in success of The New Orleans BioInnovation Center
Easi-Set Worldwide, a subsidiary of publicly-traded Smith-Midland Corporation announced today that Architectural Record magazine, the nation’s premier commercial architectural publication, chose the BioInnovation Center in New Orleans as one of the annual top ten Good Design Award winners. The 6-story biotechnology research facility was recognized in part for its unique interior design that encourages collaboration among its occupants, as well as a striking exterior, and sustainable practices. The 65,000 sq. ft. building was designed by renowned New Orleans architects Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, in collaboration with Seattle’s NBBJ, in a sustainable and energy efficient manner. The LEED Gold facility—the first of its kind in Louisiana—takes steps to manage water, control solar heat gain and optimize interior daylighting.Read more
Innovative Mixed-Use Project In New Jersey Includes 800 Unique Architectural Precast Panels Made By Smith-Midland Corporation
(OTCQB: SMID) A brand new luxury apartment building in Cliffside Park, N.J., features a unique blend of retail and office space, underground parking, a 190-space municipal parking lot, and nearly 800 SlenderWall® architectural precast panels manufactured by Smith-Midland CorporationRead more
2013 Design Award / PCI Best Multi-Family Housing: ETS Student Housing (phase IV) in Montréal, Quebec
Schedule is always a top concern on construction projects, but it was particularly important for the team designing and constructing the ETS Student Housing for an engineering university in Montréal, QC, Canada, in 2012. "The completion date in August had to be respected as the building was fully rented to students for the beginning of their school year," says Serge Jacques, principal architect for Régis Côté et Associés.Read more
SlenderWall is a proprietary, 28lbs. per square foot, permanent, exterior cladding system made with a hybrid of architectural precast concrete and heavy-gauge steel studs. The resulting building panel wall system provides extraordinary design flexibility and strength.Read more
Midland, VA - Smith-Midland Corporation (SMC) (OTC BB: SMID) is pleased to supply its SLENDERWALL® architectural precast concrete panel system as the exterior cladding for the renovation of the 9-story Nelson/Harvey inpatient facility on the Johns Hopkins Medicine Baltimore Campus.Read more
Progressive, modern design of biotech incubator employs Slenderwall lightweight precast panels with integral interior wall framing, lending design flexibility and sophisticated design statement.
Midland, VA - What do you get by combining renowned architects, a burgeoning biotechnology district, and a sustainable enclosure product?Read more
Slenderwall lightweight precast panels with integral interior wall framing wall shave construction time and costs while preserving LEED Gold quality.
Midland, VA - Several innovations in sustainable, lean construction techniques have been gaining broad adoption. One of those is a hybrid enclosure system combining lightweight, architectural precast cladding with a highly insulated inner barrier wall of closed-cell foam and metal studs. Replacing the work of four separate trades, this composite product has been credited with reducing project schedules and costs, sometimes by two months or more. Yet it also offers aesthetic flexibility while ensuring proper building envelope function – two key aims of every project team.Read more
Midland, VA - Easi-Set WorldWide announced today that its SlenderWall Architectural Precast Concrete/Steel Stud Cladding System has received the prestigious "Notice of Acceptance" from Miami-Dade County, Florida, NOA #091015.05, 3/31/2016 under the applicable rules and regulations governing the use of construction materials in Miami-Dade County and surrounding municipalities.Read more
Ft. Belvoir, VA - The U.S. Army Legal Service Agency Administrative Offices project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was designed to accommodate a 4-story administration building, as well as a 2-story adjacent Courtroom Building. The project incorporated 33,388 sq.ft. of the Slenderwall® Architectural Precast Wall System. The facility was designed to be a multi-story command headquarters building that includes upgraded interior finishes, and to achieve a minimum of LEED Silver Certification and hopefully LEED Gold Certification.Read more
Midland, VA - Easi-Set WorldWide announced completion of a low-tomedium level blast analysis for their SlenderWall architectural precast concrete/steel stud building panel system. The analysis, performed by the Vicksburg, MS facility of Applied Research Associates, considered the Department of Defense (DoD) Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) for mediumlevel blasts at conventional construction standoff distances for a primary-gathering building, and also included the Department of Homeland Security Interagency Security Committee (ISC) Security Design Criteria for low-level blast requirements.Read more