Alaskan Copper Works – Early August Construction Update

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Adding to our industrial work portfolio, our ongoing project with local manufacturer Alaskan Copper Works exhibits a construction type not often undertaken in this office.  We at Grouparchitect welcome the opportunity to work on various project and construction types, and administering the construction of this addition onto an existing factory in SODO has been exciting.

Alaskan Copper Works, Addition, Steel Building, IndustrialBuilt to house new state of the art fabrication and cutting equipment, this addition will allow Alaskan Copper Works to expand production to meet the demand of rising requests throughout the region.

Alaskan Copper Works, Addition, Steel Building, IndustrialThe height of the space will accommodate a large crane on rails which will allow larger metal pieces to be fabricated, moved around to different staging areas, and ultimately shipped out to customers.  While studying the requirements for this project we were excited by the change in scale and the opportunity to research the logistics and details of such large and industrial scaled metal fabrications.

Alaskan Copper Works, Addition, Steel Building, IndustrialThe roof sub structure, or purlins, are being installed on top of both the super structure as well as the lower eaves along the parking and loading side.  Following soon after will be the wall girts and metal panel walls and roof.  Once the building is sealed the work can shift towards insulation, electrical work, and other interior elements.

For more on the Alaskan Copper work project click here.  Click here if you’re interested in learning more about the company Alaskan Copper.

Stay tuned and follow along with the construction of this building as more updates will be posted as progress continues.

 

 

 

 

 

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