• Kerry Illes of Illes Architects, Inc., Medina, Ohio.
Muskingum College built this structure to be used as an art clssroom. It replaces a 19th cenutry building, which is being restored. Post-frame was chosen for the speed of relocating the art school so programs could move on during the summer break. The cost effective clear-spans needed for a multi-use space were what was desired by the college.
CLADDING: Holmes Lumber-Crane vinyl siding; ROOFING: GAF Timberline; WINDOWS: Malta vinyl; DOORS: Fred J. Crisp Inc.; INSULATION: Owens Corning; FOUNDATION OR STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS: Perma Column
• Tom Jackson of Tom Jackson-Wick Buildings, Reedsburg, Wis.District One EMS in Mazomanie, Wis., is a Wick Buildings Sure-Frame system that incorporates the increased strength of post-frame construction with the enhanced building efficiency of wider bay truss spacing. This reduces roof-framing cost over conventional stud wall construction and also provides increased roof to wall strength for reduced susceptibility to wind damage during and after construction.
CLADDING: CertainTeed; ROOFING: Wick steel; WINDOWS: Alside; DOORS: Plyco; FASTENERS: Maze Nails, SFS intec; INSULATION: Bay Insulation; FOUNDATION OR STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS: Wick Sure-Frame; UNIQUE PRODUCTS: Nova-Brik, Amcon Block and Precast, Inc.; UNIQUE ACCESSORIES: SnoJax
• Gary Schodorf of Morton Buildings, Inc., Wooster, OhioFirst Wesleyan Church houses a new sanctuary, handicap restrooms and an office for the church expansion. Since the building has been finished, attendance has risen every Sunday. After spending nearly $45,000 on plans and a proposed cost of $2.5 million, the church opted for post-frame construction to get them into a building project they could afford.
CLADDING: Morton Hi Rib steel, Kynar paint; ROOFING: Morton Hi Rib steel, Kynar paint; WINDOWS: Pella; DOORS: Fibersteel by Morton; FASTENERS: SS-ID screws; FOUNDATION OR STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS: laminated columns by Morton Buildings, Inc.; UNIQUE PRODUCTS: Nova Brick wainscot