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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Fellowship Alliance Chapel

This 69,000-square-foot religious facility was constructed in nine months using the site cast tilt-up construction method. One of the biggest challenges of the project was the 156-foot clear span from the back of the sanctuary to the altar. To accommodate the desired height of the sanctuary, the team created 61-foot tall panels. The facility also contains a cantilevered balcony and a stepped-down floor in...
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Linn Energy

Linn Energy wanted to create a new office space that would attract talent to the growing gas corporation. The architect chose tilt-up concrete construction to reduce project costs and shorten the delivery schedule. The resulting dynamic four-story, 110,000-square-foot structure was delivered ahead of schedule and within budget. To create large glazed openings, a series of spandrel panels were used between full height panels.  Corner spandrels were suspended from full-height framing and...
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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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