Northwestern University Sailing Center

1823 Campus Drive Evanston, IL

GC: Power Construction
Architect: David Woodhouse Architects

Project Scope:

  • Educational/academic building with attached 6 story parking structure
  • Work performed: Below grade waterproofing, air/vapor barrier behind metal panel system, vehicular traffic coating, silane penetrating floor sealer, structural expansion joint systems, and miscellaneous joint sealants
  • Manufacturers: CETCO bentonite sheet waterproofing, Henry air barrier, BASF traffic coating, Watson Bowman expansion joints

Interesting Fact:

  • The NU Sailing Center structure is located at the far eastern edge of the NU campus. The construction/below grade waterproofing logistics/installation were extremely challenging due to the hydrostatic conditions created by the close proximity of Lake Michigan to the job site.


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