Skylines Article - 3D Scanning Brings Accuracy in Exterior Restoration Alan Barr, owner of Stone Details, explains how technology brings important advances to surveys and documentation for existing buildings. 3D laser scanning and digital measuring devices have ushered in a new era of building surveying and documentation, but the days of tape measures and
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Stone Details Awarded Pinnacle Survey at Waldorf Astoria Hotel, NYC Stone Details, LLC work in progress Case Study for the restoration of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York city. The exciting work involves the documentation of two, multi-story landmark structures on the top of the building, known as Pinnacles. The iconic brick and
Stone Details Awarded Field Survey for The Crown Building, NYC Stone Details, LLC is proud to announce that we have been selected to provide laser scan, field dimension, drafting & 3D modeling services as part of the exterior restoration of The Crown Building, 730 5th Avenue, New York. Stone Details is providing site survey
What is a shop drawing? A shop drawing is a drawing, or set of drawings produced by the stone contractor, supplier or fabricator for purposes of reflecting the understanding of the architect’s design back to the architect and general contractor. Shop drawings are critical for several reasons: They demonstrate the understanding of the design
Why are shop drawings so important? Shop drawings are part of the larger Construction Document Submittal Process, which is required on all significant construction and restoration projects. Submittals are required primarily for the architect and engineer to verify that the correct products, methods and services are being utilized on a project. Submittals are based
Shop Drawings in Action For an exciting look at a real world example of shop drawings in action, see the Period Homes article on Townhome Stonework. In this article, Judy Hayward of Active Interest Media and Historic Windsor, writes about the process of dressing townhouses with dimensional stone. She interviews experts on the subject