Unusual Details

A concrete frame structure is going up on the East Side with an unusual detail: reinforcement bar projects from the concrete piers horizontally. This could be a unique method of anchoring the exterior skin to the building. Some of the rebar appears to be dangerously close to the pier surface, with inadequate cover. Moisture penetration and freeze thaw will cause serious problems if the skin is not sealed carefully. Will keep an eye on this site to see how the project develops. 

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