Our Projects

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Residential Projects

Bay View Drive Residence

Mount Pleasant, SC

 Size

3000 sq. ft.

Construction

Elevated Light-Frame Construction

Description

This structure is an elevated structure located on the marshland of Mount Pleasant. This residence utilizes pre-engineered open web floor trusses supported by LVL beams. The foundation utilizes CMU piers on a shallow foundations system.

Pepper Plantation Residence

Awendaw, SC

 Size

4600 sq. ft.

Construction (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)

Light-Frame Construction

Description

This structure utilizes TJI floor joists with LVL beams to provide large,open rooms. This residence also includes a three-car garage with a mother-in-law suite above, also constructed utilizing light-frame construction.

Olde Central Way Residence

Dewees Island, SC

Size

4600 sq. ft.

Architect

Tucker Architectural Associates

Construction (UNDER Construction)

Light-Frame Construction

Description

This two-story L-shaped home utilizes a raised slab-on-grade foundation located in a poor soil area. The floors are constructed with open web trusses and the roof uses a wood trusses.


Commercial Projects

Bell’s Highway Restaurant

Walterboro, SC

Size

5000 sq. ft.

Construction

Wood Construction with Structural Steel

Architect

Bell Architects

Description

This project features large open windows at all four sides and a wide-open floor plan. The roof is supported with wood trusses and the exterior brick towers are supported by structural steel. The foundation is a shallow concrete foundation.

 

320 Wingo Way

Mount Pleasant, SC

Size

20,000 sq. ft.

Construction

Structural Steel with Composite Floors

Architect

Reggie Gibson Architects

Description

This unique structure features a 10 foot cantilever “room” that appears to be suspended in mid-air. This building utilizes multiple materials including laminated timber exterior columns. The superstructure utilizes structural steel while the floor system is a steel / concrete composite system. The upper roof is supported with steel joists while the lower roof is support with a combination of steel joists and cold-formed metal joists. The veneer walls utilize cold-formed metal studs and headers.


Connection Design Projects

Mount Pleasant Town Hall

Mount Pleasant, SC

 Size

80,000 square feet

Fabricator

Division Five, Inc

Description

This structure utilizes moment connections and HSS steel chevron and x-bracing. The bracing connections were designed for Seismic Category D loading and utilize bolted connections at the column and welded HSS bracing-to-gusset plates.

 

North Charleston Creative Arts

North Charleston, SC

Fabricator

Division Five, Inc

Description

The connections for this structure were design to withstand Seismic D design forces (100% tensile capaacity). HSS Chevron, HSS Intermediate X-Bracing and standard X-bracing were all designed. Many of the beam to HSS column connections utilized thru-plate connections due to the extremely high axial load at some locations.

Salem Harbor Energy Center

Salem Harbor, Mass

Fabricator

Merchant Iron Works

Description

The project was a multi-phase, field bolt / shop weld only project. The connection designs ranged from heavy wide-flange / claw angle brace connections to smaller, miscellaneous single angle brace connection. Some of the HSS / Pipe braces required atypical bolted connection designs in order to meet the no-field weld requirement.