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Project Confirmation Number: 3839
Entry Category Commercial:
Office Buildings, Warehouses, Hospitals, Big-Box Store,
and Strip Malls
1930 S State Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115
Brief description of the project:
The remodel includes: New grand entrance lobby, 800-person auditorium, meeting rooms and client touchdown spaces. New site improvements include a public plaza that opens to Main Street and features a modern rose garden, shade, seating areas, water features, contemplation plaza, and pathway and bridge over a sunken rock garden.
Size of Building:
Amount of Masonry Used (include all types and number of units):
Building veneer= 8,000 sq ft of German Limestone, Bavarian Gold, finish was honed, 500 grit.
Site work planters= 12,500 sq ft of German Limestone, Bavarian Gold, finish was honed
Pattern consisted of 4 pieces random, repeating every 4 courses
Cubic material consisted of 1,500 cubic caps and stair treads.
Exterior water feature veneer was clad in the German Limestone as well.
40,000 ln ft of grout joints.
22,500 pieces of cut to size stone.
Building veneer was straight segmented set to a radius using maximum length of 3’-0” piece.
400,000 lbs of German Limestone
7,132 square feet India Black Garnet Flooring 12x24”
Project completion date: February 2016
Explain the project and its unique use of masonry materials and techniques.
A lustrous, stately physical presence that conveys the fundamental qualities of permanence and warm beauty was achieved using Bavarian Gold Limestone extracted from bench level 15-16 which is the upper layers of the Jura Quarries in Bavaria. The blocks consisted of (18 pieces) 60M3. The stone conveys the beauty and poetry of limestone, with the hardness and durability qualities of granite.
Materials were selected for their beauty, earth toned colors and timelessness.
Project fabrication took 4 months once shop drawings and cutting tickets were approved. The blocks were available in China, and Germany, and fabricated both in China and in Utah.
Cut to size material was delivered by vessel and took 4 weeks to arrive to CA. then placed on rail to SLC.
A unique feature was the 3.5” cantilever insulated wall system which consisted of 2” insulation then applied a diamond mesh which was scratch coated out to create a plumb substraight. A crack ISO was applied prior to the adhered wall system. Engineering was a big part to determine the proper amount of screws and placement to support the cantilever.
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