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Vapor barrier almost completed on last exposed section

Today crews should complete the installation of the vapor barrier (bright blue sheeting) on the section of building that the man lift once covered. This is the last major step before the crane arrives on Monday to begin placing the … Continue reading

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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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Precast fixtures installed on front of building

Today several large pieces of precast concrete were installed along Childs way. These are over large openings that open into the media center where groups including  Annenberg’s student news outlets (ATVN, ARN and NeonTommy) are going to be producing a … 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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Exterior weather proofing continues

Exterior weather proofing continues on the south and west sides of the building as precast fixtures are continuously added to the eastern face.

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First precast fixture installed

The first large piece of precast concrete installed along the east wall of the new Wallis Annenberg Hall. Over the next few months, crews will install precast fixtures from ground to roof and on all sides of the building.

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Fabrication of precast exterior pieces almost done, shipping underway

At the concrete precast plant in Tecate on Tuesday August 27, almost all of the Annenberg exterior precast panels are completed. The final fabrication continues at full speed. The yard is full of panels ready to ship (see photos). The … Continue reading

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