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Kilgore Cos. Office Addition Uses Innovative Tilt-Up Concrete Panels

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Courtesy of Hughes General Contractors Inc.
The innovative tilt-up method incorporated varying heights, layers, integral coloring and configurations of individual concrete panels.
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2012 Award of Merit

Office Category

Kilgore Cos. Office Addition

West Valley City, Utah

The project team built a 27,000-sq-ft, tilt-up concrete addition to Kilgore's existing 7,700-sq-ft office building. The innovative construction incorporates varying heights, layers, colors and configurations of individual concrete panels to create a complex and timeless office space. The architectural tilt-up concrete was the ideal structure for an emerging company; it is cost effective and quick to construct and provides a durable lifetime finish.

The contractor was challenged to finish the two-story addition in four-and-a-half months. The exposed tilt-up construction allowed the building shell to be completed more quickly, which greatly helped the schedule of this fast-paced project.

Key Players

Owner: Kilgore Properties, West Valley City, Utah

Design: Richardson Design Partnership, Salt Lake City

General Contractor: Hughes General Contractors Inc., North Salt Lake, Utah

Civil Engineer: Stantec, Salt Lake City

Structural Engineer: BHB Consulting Engineers, South Salt Lake, Utah

Entry submitted by Hughes General Contractors Inc.

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