Sector: Hospitality

Qualifications: No MEP connections were included; however, interior drywall was installed.

Total Square Feet: 328

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee

Phase: Built

Codes: Constructed to international building code standards and codes for high-rise hospitality projects.

Goal: Change joist direction to accommodate flexible architectural hotel designs while making a lighter weight structure.

Process & Lessons Learned: The change in joist direction accommodated architectural variety in linear walls and provided cost savings. We were able to build a lighter weight module while maintaining structural integrity for high-rise projects. This design also allowed CFS framing to hang outside the structural box, providing for notched hotel corridors.