City of Lauderhill Municipal Complex

Built to replace the old and outdated City Hall, this four-story municipal office building is the first LEED Silver City Hall in Broward, Dade and Palm Beach counties, and features workspace for the mayor, commissioners, city manager and supporting departments, plus a 150-seat Commission Chamber with a pre-function area for community and civic events. In addition to two-, three-, and four-story Tilt-Up walls, the original design used cast-in-place beams and columns to help bear the large loads imposed by elevated decks used for archives and filing, which were ultimately incorporated into the Tilt-Up panel design.

To create depth on the exterior, both entrance alcoves are framed by stacked, offset wall panels. A domed roof on the City Commission Chamber and standing seam metal roofs on the other wings accent the architectural design. Balconies on the third floor of both entries provide a spot for employees to relax.

Limited access on the downtown site required all the panels to be cast on temporary outside casting slabs and walked to their location. The structural design also required cast-in corbels to support the offset entry panels. To accomplish this, the team cut a void through the casting surface, lined it with Styrofoam, formed the corbel below the casting surface, and cast it with the panel.

With its upscale yet traditional architecture, this building is a testament to the viability of Tilt-Up.

 
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Project Location

Lauderhill, FL 33313
United States

Project Images

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Project Team

General Contractor:
 
Concrete Contractor:
Woodland Tilt-Up
Architect:
 
Engineer:
Permit Engineering Services Inc
Meadow Burke
Suppliers:
Meadow Burke
HD Supply Construction & Industrial White Cap
Nox-Crete Products Group
Textured Coatings of America Inc
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Project Specifics

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Number of Floors:
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Tilt-Up Wall Area:
41,260 sq ft (3,833 sq m)
Total Floor Area:
44,650 sq ft (4,148 sq m)
Project Footprint:
15,604 sq ft (1,450 sq m)
Tallest Panel:
64 ft 0 in (19.51 m)
Widest Panel:
38 ft 2 in (11.65 m)
Largest Panel:
1,519 sq ft (141.1 sq m)
Heaviest Panel:
212,400 lbs (96,343 kg)
Tallest Cantilever:
14 ft 10 in (4.52 m)