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Park West 14

TCA Tilt-Up Project Profile - Commercial Division

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Stone Theatres chose tilt-up to develop its latest 14-screen movie theater, Park West 14 at Park West Village. Tilt-up design has enhanced the movie-goer's experience at Park West 14 by providing superior sound dampening between theaters. Tilt-up creates the theater's focal point, an expansive plaza for the box offices bordered by two massive towers lit with kinetic lighting.

The towers are created with five unique tilt-up panels, including a panel for the roof and overhangs, eliminating expensive stud and sheathing work from aerial platforms. Each tower included a "Flag Panel" and spandrel panel which required midair transfer and extensive engineering, exhibiting the versatility of today's tilt-up. The project's facade includes colored concrete, thin brick and reveal patterns.

The project was completed from start to finish in eight short months. With movie bookings in advance of construction, the eight-month schedule to opening required tilt-up to get the project under roof faster than any other method. With 30 percent more tilt-up wall area than floor area, Citadel utilized numerous stacks and phased construction to enhance the schedule. Within six weeks, critical path, interior framing and MEP rough-ins were started.

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Project Specifics

Project Wall Area
81,850 sq ft
(7,604 sq m)
Project Floor Area
62,537 sq ft
(5,810 sq m)
Project Footprint
62,537 sq ft
(5,810 sq m)
Tallest Panel
46 ft 11 in
(14.30 m)
Widest Panel
24 ft 5 in
(7.46 m)
Largest Panel
1,159 sq ft
(107.7 sq m)
Heaviest Panel
118,610 lbs
(53,801 kg)
Longest Spandrel Panel
40 ft 0 in
(12.20 m)

Participating TCA Members

Citadel Contractors, Inc.Sustaining Member iconSustaining Member icon
General contractor
A.H. Harris & Sons, Inc.Sustaining Member icon
Tilt-Up accessories
Nox-Crete Products GroupSustaining Member icon
Tilt-Up accessories
Endicott Thin Brick & Tile LLC
Tilt-Up accessories

About the TCA

Founded in 1986, the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) strives to improve the quality and acceptance of site-cast Tilt-Up construction, a method in which concrete wall panels are cast on-site and tilted into place. Tilt-Up construction is one of the fastest growing industries in the United States, combining the advantages of reasonable cost with low maintenance, durability, speed of construction and minimal capital investment. At least 10,000 buildings, enclosing more than 650 million square feet, are constructed each year using this construction method.

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