University Health Systems (UHS)

University Health Systems (UHS) San Antonio, TX A&D Firm: Perkins+Will General Contractor: ZVL (Zachery-Vaughn-Layton) A triumvirate of three GC’s Square Footage: 1.1 Million sf – SUPERCAP was applied to 430,000 sf Background: The GC had not been given accurate information that the substrate had high moisture content that would lead to a floor failure. Moisture…

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center Austin, TX General Contractor: DPR Construction Square Footage: 32,000 sf Background: This project was ambitious in that it was adding a second patient floor to an existing wing of an occupied hospital. The roof was raised and 28 patient rooms were added. BLOX (bloxbuilt.com) prefabricated patient bathrooms were specified.…

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CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital San Antonio, TX General Contractor: Bartlett Cocke Square Footage: 270,000 sf Background: This 12 story, approx. 100 year old hospital was in a partial renovation. Lower and adjacent floors were occupied. The GC had completed the demo but had deemed traditional slab cap methods to be too slow and too disruptive…