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Architectural Precast Concrete, Thinshell, and GFRC - Willis Construction Co, Inc.

Serif and The Line Hotel At 950 Market Street

Location:
San Francisco, CA

Architect:
Handel Architects

General Contractor:
Lend Lease

Project Highlights:
Project Size: 81,500 Total square feet
consisting of 583 Total Panels
Panel System: Pre Glazed GFRC
(Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete)


Serif and The Line Hotel is a 12 story mixed-use hotel and residential building located at the triangular block bounded by Market, Turk and Taylor Streets where San Francisco's Union Square, the Tenderloin and South of Market districts meet. The project provides a combination of 242 new residences and hotel rooms.

The Architects' design made GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) the best solution to accommodate the geometric shape of the building skin. The majority of the wall panels were Pre Glazed in Willis Construction's production plant. Multi-faceted skin-shaped wall panels were created to wrap around each of the inside and outside curved corners of the building.



Willis Construction is one of the leading Architectural Precast Concrete manufacturers and installers in the Western United States. We are dedicated to providing Owners, Architects, and General Contractors with the design and engineering expertise necessary to meet the building challenges of today and the future. The quality, durability, and long life of Architectural Precast Concrete, Thinshell, and GFRC (Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete) systems provide a wide range of design options for virtually every type of building. Contact us to decide which system would be best suited for your next project.

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Willis Construction, San Juan Bautista, CA: We are Precast Concrete and GFRC Specialists Willis Construction has been providing Architectural Precast Concrete building panels and products to the construction industry since 1979. Willis Construction has consistently risen to meet the changing and challenging needs of the construction industry with innovative and creative precast concrete design solutions. We have had the opportunity to work with excellent Owners, Contractors, Architects and Engineers. We are qualified, competent, competitive, enjoy our work, and are good team members for any project. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you.

* PCI Certification confirms that a manufacturing plant has an ongoing quality assurance system in place. PCI Certification requires that the plant must consistently demonstrate their commitment to quality principles and procedures. A 120 point audit examines all aspects of plant operation including engineering practices and management commitment.

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