AT&T Dallas Cowboys Stadium

Arlington, Texas


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Owner

Dallas Cowboys Organization

Architect

HKS, Inc.

General Contractor

Manhattan Construction
Home of the Dallas Cowboys football team, the AT&T Stadium is the largest of any NFL franchise, and the largest domed building in the world at 3.0 million square feet, and 104 million cubic feet of air conditioned space. Childress Engineering Services was able to provide it’s expertise to this unique project by providing engineering design and layout assistance for the architect and structural engineer as well as the Engineer of Record for the exterior skin façade including engineering, shop drawings, and fabrication drawings of all glass, glazing, and curtain wall glazing systems (approximately 500,000 square feet of glass and composite aluminum panels). CES worked as an integral member of the design team providing the design details and assistance.

Fire Damage

Sumner, Texas


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Owner

PJ Trailers

Contractor

National Restoration Company

Date

August, 2014
During the summer of 2014 a fire heavily damaged a large portion of one building at PJ Trailer manufacturing company. Childress Engineering First Response Team was called to conduct an assessment of the facility to determine the structural integrity of the remaining portion of the building. Once the assessment was performed, CES prepared structural remediation plans to replace the fire damaged structural components. Working with the Owner and Contractor, CES developed and implemented a scheduled phasing plan so that the undamaged portion of the building could remain occupied and production could continue, minimizing production down time for the business owner.

Fire Damage

Austin, Texas


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Owner:

CHC Healthcare

Event:

Fire 2015

Client:

Leading International Restoration Company

Date

January, 2015
 
A three story medical office building in Austin TX. was substantially damaged by a fire damaging approximately 60% of the 3rd floor. Childress Engineering Services First Response Team was contacted to assess the building to determine if the remaining portions of the building was safe to begin the removal process of the contents. CES designed shoring plans to support the 2nd and 3rd floors and designed temporary lateral support for the rest of the building. The shoring and temporary lateral support remained in place during the removal of contents, demolition, and re-construction of the damaged portion of the building.

Loft VUE TCU

Fort Worth, Texas


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Owner

Texas Christian University

Architect

RTKL Associates

General Contractor

Hunt Construction Group

Completed:

2013
This project has a two level concrete parking garage, with three floors of wood framed student housing adjacent to the Texas Christian University campus. The 56 unit, 116 bedroom private student apartment was completed in 2013.

McKinney and Olive Tower

Dallas, Texas


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Owner

Crescent Real Estate Equities

Architect

Pelli Clarke Pelli

Glazing Contractor

Alliance Glazing Technologies, Inc.

Completed:

2016

As the tallest building in the Uptown District, this 22 story, 530,000 square foot commercial tower will house both office and retail clients. Childress Engineering Services is currently charged with structural engineering and the design of all curtain wall systems, shop drawings, fabrication drawings and engineering of custom unitized curtain wall.


Old Navy

Shawnee, OK


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Owner

Prime Retail Inc.

Completed:

2013
Childress Engineering worked mall management to consolidate an existing restaurant space and four retail spaces into one anchor space for Old Navy. Old Navy provided their prototype plan and elevation drawings for Childress Engineering to adapt to the site conditions at the mall. The adaptation required a new entry elevation as well as a new truck dock and sub-grade ramp on the west of the building.

 

Storage Facility Earthquake 2010

Chile


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Owner

Document Storage Facility

Event:

Earthquake 2010

Client

Leading International Restoration Company
 
In February of 2010 a magnitude 8.8 earthquake hit the coast of Chile. Childress Engineering Services first response team was brought in to provide life safety systems, assess structural damage, design and monitor shoring and stabilization requirements. CES designed a shoring plan and schedule, which was used to allow the safe evacuation of the building contents. There were no injuries on this 8 month long project.

Storage Facility Explosion 2014

Buenos Aires, Argentina


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Owner

Document Storage Facility

Event

Explosion/Fire 2014

Client

Leading International Restoration Company
In February of 2014 a fire erupted at a storage facility in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The  internal structural supports of the building were destroyed along with the exterior walls which supported the roof. The First Response Team from Childress Engineering Services was called to assist with initial buildings structural assessment, then addressing the life safety issues during the investigation and clean up. CES also monitored the structural stabilization and shoring of the racks during document retrieval and the removal of the building contents and the removal of the racking system. Working with the project team, the removal work was successfully completed without any injuries to any workers.