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DN-14 Designer's Notebooks: Blast Considerations

Designer's Notebooks: Blast Considerations (DN-14-04), 2004, Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook discusses items to consider in designing for blast resistance of architectural precast concrete.

DN-16 Designer's Notebooks: Sustainability

Designer's Notebooks: Sustainability (DN-16-10), 2010, Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook discusses how precast concrete contributes to a sustainable structure and includes where precast can assist in obtaining LEED credits.

This Designer's Notebook has been updated. Please see DN-33.

DN-15 Designer's Notebooks: Energy Conservation

Designer's Notebooks: Energy Conservation and Condensation Control (DN-15-06), 2006, Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook discusses the attributes of precast concrete for energy conservation. Thermal resistance (R-values), heat capacity, thermal mass, condensation control, vapor retarders, air barriers, application of insulation and sandwich wall panels are all discussed.

DN-18 Designer's Notebooks: Acoustics

Designer's Notebooks: Acoustics (DN-18-08), 2008, Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook explains architectural acoustics and its use within the industry. It contains information on sound levels, transmission loss and absorption as well as acceptable noise criteria, and composite walls considerations.

DN-24 Designer's Notebooks: Envelope Tolerances

Designer's Notebooks: Envelope Tolerances for Architectural Precast (DN-24-12), 2012, Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook presents product and erection tolerances and discusses required clearances and interfacing tolerances required for joining different building materials.

DN-33 Designer's Notebooks: Sustainability

Designer's Notebooks: Sustainability (DN-33), Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook discusses how precast concrete contributes to a sustainable structure and includes information on LEED v4, International Green Construction Code (IgCC -2015), Life Cycle Assessment, Product Category Rules (PCRs), Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs), and more.

DN-05 Designer's Notebooks: Window Panels

Designer's Notebooks: Window Panels (DN-05-99), 1999, Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook discusses the considerations for design architectural panels with window openings. Architectural perspective and examples provided by John Hesseler, AIA and Jeff, LaRue, AIA, HKS, Inc., Dallas, TX.

DN-10 Designer's Notebooks: Sculptural Forms

Designer's Notebooks: Sculptural Forms (DN-10-01), 2001, Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook discusses the use of form liners, the sculpturing of the surface and lettering. Architectural perspective and examples provided by Steve Brubaker, HOK, St. Louis, MO.

DN-11 Designer's Notebooks: Design Economy

Designer's Notebooks: Design Economy (DN-11-02), 2002, Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook offers insight on manufacturing and finishing processes to help achieve design goals and control costs. Architectural perspective and examples by Kevin Cantley, President and CEO, Cooper Carry, Atlanta, GA.

DN-13 Designer's Notebooks: Specification Guidance

Designer's Notebooks: Specification Guidance (DN-13-03), 2003, Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook discusses specification considerations with emphasis on clay and stone veneer-faced panels. Architects perspective and examples provided by Timothy Taylor, Gensler, Washington, DC.

DN-28 Designer's Notebooks: Design Responsibilities

Designer's Notebooks: Design and Construction Responsibilities for Architectural Precast Concrete (DN-28-13), 2013, Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook provides a guide for all parties involved in a precast concrete project and defines the responsibilities of each party.

DN-02 Designer's Notebooks: Cornices

Designer's Notebooks: Cornices (DN-02-98), 1998, Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook explains the significant aesthetic and functional advantages of cornices in architectural precast structures. It discusses the three primary functions of cornices, along with design and flashing options. Architectural perspective and examples provided by Richard E. Fencl, AIA, Director of Technical Services, Loebl Schlossman & Hackl/Hague Richards, Chicago,... Details

DN-20 Designer's Notebooks: Successful Planning

Designer's Notebooks: Successful Planning with Architectural Samples (DN-20-09), 2009, Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook discusses the development of samples starting with the PCI Color and Texture Selection Guide, prebid production approval and range samples as well as mockups for production approval. Assessment of samples and finished product is also discussed.

DN-29 Designer's Notebooks: Weathering

Designer's Notebooks: Weathering (DN-29-14), 2014, Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook discusses how the action of weathering, how it may enhance or detract from the visual appearance of a building, and the versatility of precast concrete to allow for different shapes, textures, and details to counteract many of the negative effects of weathering.

DN-32 Designer's Notebooks: Connections

Designer's Notebooks: Connections (DN-32), Free PDF Download

This Designer's Notebook provides an overview of the design concepts for connections of architectural precast concrete enclosure systems. This includes the types of connections and hardware as well as design considerations, such as fireproofing. The article also addresses who is typically responsibly to supply field hardware.