? for Roofs (Available only in Structural Engineering special issue)

by Karl A. Schaack, P.E., Vice P.; Price Consulting Inc., Houston, TX,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1997, Vol. 67, Issue 12, Pg. 11A-13A

Document Type: Feature article


A roof replacement project at a hospital in Huntsville, TX, has to be compatible with the existing structure to meet insurance requirements and withstand the hot summers. The replacement project also could not interrupt daily hospital functions or impede automobile and foot traffic. The finished roof is both aesthetically pleasing and easy to maintain.

Subject Headings: Roofs | Project management | Health care facilities | Traffic management | Structural engineering | Insurance | Existing buildings

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