Buchart Horn Architects were responsible for the following for a new 4,100-bed maximum- and medium-security correctional facility in Graterford, PA
Applicable Code Compliance Review
This included an overview of the drawings for general construction and building code requirements and criteria. Drawings were reviewed for potential smoke and fire separation walls as well as use and occupancy criteria.
Developed architectural technical specifications as well as contracting requirements (front ends), and performed coordination and review of specifications with consulting engineers, design architect, and owner.
Proprietary Items Cutsheet Development
Provide manufacturers' literature and equipment cut sheets for those items requested by the owner for inclusion in the project as sole source and coordinate all such items with the consulting engineers, design architect, and owner.
Attend executive, design charette, progress review, document development and user group workshops and meetings as requested or as deemed necessary.