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Solution to Zoning Exception

1m 19s

George Tracy of Tracy Design Studio walks us through the West University Baptist Church Youth Ministry Building in Houston Texas. He explains how the neighborhood impacted the project and why they had to get a zoning exception and a zoning variances. He also discusses which building systems were chosen with the goal of achieving LEED certification.  

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So rather than go to get approval in writing, we went on ahead and put spandrel glass in these openings, knowing that, someday, the church is gonna buy this piece of property. We already own that piece of property, and that we would change this glass out for vision glass. It's real simple, so rather than put a solid wall and then have to bust the wall out, this one, we just put the spandrel glass in and know that we'll replace it.

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