Construction Quality Award 2017: Interior Plaster
AWCI's Excellence in Construction Quality Award 2017
Category: Interior Plaster
Winning Project: Santa Rosa Chapel at Children’s Hospital of San Antonio (San Antonio, Texas)
Total Man-Hours — 2,500
Once the single layer roll bended steel frame was complete, light gauge metal framing was modeled in 3D to infill the red iron, provide the varying wall thicknesses, and control the compound curving geometry.
CNC fabricated studs fit into custom angle as infill between red iron at thin wall areas. As the wall thickness increased, the angle offset increased until it could bypass the red iron and was able to span continuous from the curved floor track to the top track. Over the light gauge framing are multiple layers of 1/4-inch flex board and an acoustical plaster system.