Category Archives: Exterior Construction

Forms created for Watt Way concrete pour

Concrete frames and rebar are being installed for the concrete pour that’s slated for later this week along Watt Way. Spaces between concrete slabs will feature brickwork.

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Preparing for Watt Way’s repaving

Construction workers are tearing out the remaining sections of the old asphalt along Watt Way, the first step to repaving the connection between Childs and Downey Way. This means that construction trailers, equipment, and materials are being shifted so that … Continue reading

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Broadcast control rooms painted and lights powered up

The broadcast control rooms in the media center got a lot brighter this week as painters finished painting the walls and electricians brought the ceiling lights online. Work is now progressing on the internal furnishings as furniture designers tour the … Continue reading

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Exterior masonry wrapping up

The exterior brickwork is going up rapidly thanks to several dozen masonry workers adding brick to every exterior face of the building. Scaffolding around completed sections should start being removed next week, leaving sections of the building’s exterior looking very … Continue reading

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LADWP water connection established

Late last night (and this morning) crews completed the building’s water connections to the LADWP lines. The work went without a hitch and passed city inspections ahead of schedule. This paves the way for electricity to be turned on in the … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2014!

Happy New Year from everyone at the Annenberg school! In just a few months until the construction of the building is complete!

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Wallis Annenberg Hall Nameplate Installation VIDEO

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Wallis Annenberg Hall nameplates installed

Today the large precast concrete pieces with “Wallis Annenberg Hall” were installed. These large pieces are very heavy (around 4000 lbs) and had to be shipped on a separate truck. They were then lifted from the truck bed directly into … Continue reading

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The entrance and nameplate precasts

The entrance precast and the panels with the Wallis Annenberg Hall lettering are scheduled to be completed soon.  These arches are the heaviest pieces of precast on the project.

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Final phase of roofing

The final phase of roofing, putting on the roof tiles, is underway. Crews are quickly working to secure all of the red slate-like roof before a rain storm moves in on Saturday. Roofers completed an entire section of roofing on … Continue reading

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