The Wall BLOG FOR CONDOMINIUM OWNERS, ARCHITECTS AND CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONALS

Posted on March 21, 2017

Existing Buildings

Over the course of its service life, a building’s façade endures monumental environmental forces including seismic, atmospheric, and meteorological effects. In recognition of this fact and following the lead of many other cities across the United States, San Francisco recently enacted a façade inspection ordinance. The addition of Chapter 16E, a local amendment to the […]

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Posted on July 15, 2016

New Construction

Building façades, envelopes, or enclosures—by whichever name you call them—are a key element in a building’s design. Largely responsible for a building’s performance in energy efficiency, airtightness, and water resistance, these building “skins” are undeniably complex systems, but more than that, they are the part of a building seen by the world. By their very […]

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Posted on March 21, 2017

Existing Buildings

Over the course of its service life, a building’s façade endures monumental environmental forces including seismic, atmospheric, and meteorological effects. In recognition of this fact and following the lead of many other cities across the United States, San Francisco recently enacted a façade inspection ordinance. The addition of Chapter 16E, a local amendment to the […]

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Posted on July 15, 2016

New Construction

Building façades, envelopes, or enclosures—by whichever name you call them—are a key element in a building’s design. Largely responsible for a building’s performance in energy efficiency, airtightness, and water resistance, these building “skins” are undeniably complex systems, but more than that, they are the part of a building seen by the world. By their very […]

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