Portfolio Category: Tilt-Up

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...
Read more

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....
Read more

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...

Read more

Data Systems & Technology

This office provides new space for 60 employees and accommodates future company expansion. The 20,000-square-foot, two-story office was constructed with concrete tilt-up construction. Utilizing tilt-up allows for wide open interior spaces and optimal design flexibility. Tilt-up also helped the owner of this building achieve the goal of a LEED-certified, high quality building that would incorporate current technologies and embrace future ones.  ...
Read more