Portfolio Category: Structural

Dayton Children’s Hospital Expansion

LJB provided structural design for the $47.5-million expansion of The Dayton Children’s Hospital at its suburban campus in Springboro, Ohio. The project consisted of a two-story, 70,000-square-foot medical office building (MOB) and a two-story, 48,900-square-foot ambulatory surgery center/emergency department (ASC/ED) at its 11-acre campus. The hospital provides urgent care, rehabilitation, sports medicine and imagining services. In addition to structural design of the new buildings,...
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Daikin Industries – Goodman Manufacturing Operations

At more than 4 million square feet, this facility is the world's largest tilt-up concrete building, according to the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA). The project was built near Houston for Daikin Industries, Ltd., the leading global manufacturer in heating, cooling and refrigerant products. The new $417-million campus, designed by Powers Brown Architecture (architect) and LJB Inc. (engineer), became operational in mid-2016. The owner requested that all functions be housed in the same structure....
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Katy Ranch Crossing

 Katy Ranch Crossing is the first phase of a two-building office development located west of downtown Houston. This six-story, load-bearing tilt-up office building was constructed with a lower four-story panel, and a two-story panel stacked on top, with a total height of 92 feet.

The 158,000-square-foot office is vertical in its proportions, which differentiates it from many tilt-up projects. To camouflage the regularity of the 25-foot panel...

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Wright State Way Pedestrian Bridge over Interstate 675

This project constructed a new 500-foot pedestrian bridge over Interstate 675 connecting the cities of Beavercreek and Fairborn. The new bridge now provides safer access from Wright State and Clark State universities and adjacent properties to the retail and commercial properties on the other side of the interstate without requiring pedestrians and cyclists to use a high-volume vehicular bridge. A 3-D model was built using MicroStation to take advantage of the...
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