Monthly Archives: October 2013

More roof equipment and vapor barriers

A hydraulic crane with a jib (the yellow portion at the top of the crane’s arm) were on site today lifting more materials to the roof. With only a few areas of yellow gypsum sheathing still exposed, crews putting up the … Continue reading

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First precast installed on western face

The first pieces of precast concrete that were delivered last week are being installed on the western face of the building. You can check out the live progress on the Live Construction Camera page

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More precast ready for delivery

More pieces of precast concrete are ready for delivery to the construction site. This batch includes several pieces that have the Wallis Annenberg nameplate. Unlike some of the other buildings on campus, the engraved names were done during the precast … Continue reading

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Preparing for rain

With a 20% chance of rain overnight and a 60% chance tomorrow, crews cover all exterior opening with green or black tarps to help keep the internal areas free of water. Most tradesmen will continue to work while it’s raining … Continue reading

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Masons on eastern face pick up speed

Today an additional mason was added to the project, brining the total up to four. With approximately 15 feet of brick already covering the eastern wall facing the bookstore, this additional mason will increase the overall production. This rapid pace … Continue reading

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