“We pulled the trigger on that cost because we felt that if we put windows in and they don’t look right, it’s gonna be a disaster we can’t recover from.” — Hunter Gaines, USC Program Director
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“When did code compliance become an option? And at what point will insurance companies reject claims when products utilized did not meet code from the very beginning?” — Brian Whalen, VP of Sales for Hope’s Windows and Doors
USC’s Fertitta Hall was constructed with long-term lifecycle standards in mind — incorporating solid steel-frame windows to mitigate extreme weather events locally, while integrating thermal window technologies to reduce the likelihood of those weather events globally. The challenge, according to architect Bob Murrin, was to design a unique Gothic building compatible with the campus while introducing plenty of natural daylight.
Hunter Gaines, Program Director
- USC Sol Price School of Public Policy
Daniel Mazmanian, Professor of Public Policy
Bob Murrin, Principal Architect