Bonded By Brick
Technological progress and Midwestern strength. Curving bands and clean lines. A vibrant atrium with views to an open prairie. Metal and brick. The University Center of Lake County is a triumph of contrasts, and its formula has been effective.
By Douglas J. Ogurek, LEED AP
Technology / Connectors, Anchors, & Fasteners
Cintec Technology Aids in Restoration of Award-Winning 12th Century Castle
Cintec teamed up with architects and engineers from Mann Williams and Newport-based Protectahome to restore the castle. The restoration included structural repairs and stabilizing the remaining walls of the building prior to rebuilding. Cintec’s anchors were used to “stitch together” and strengthen the walls.
Design Trends / Restoration
Age-Old Tuck-Pointing Technique Restores New Glory
With building restoration projects, you have few or no options other than to use existing materials to replicate an old building back to its former glory. But that is not always easy to do. Some buildings have major problems, from correcting structural issues to matching the aesthetic appeal of its original design.
Edited by Cory Sekine-Pettite