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Integrating Building Materials

1m 12s

Sara Beardsley of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill takes you inside the Willow Creek Community Church, a 72,000 square foot worship facility in Illinois. She’ll walk you through how the team is using EIFS amongst other specifics. Watch along as animations bring her explanations of joists, trusses, and columns to life.   

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There's also the brown coat below it and there's a couple layers of mesh in there to stiffen up the EIFS. Below that is the insulation and on this job we're using EPS which is a more flexible insulation. The other type you often see, the pink one, is the XPS which is a little more rigid but because of our curves, we use EPS.

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