With increased importance of sustainability and the preservation of historic structures, retaining the existing frame of structures while allowing the modernization of building interiors has an increasingly significant role in modern construction. With facade retention, existing façades can be stabilized to allow internal renovation. The historic aspects of a building may be preserved while interior layouts can be constructed. Typically a shoring system is used to stabilize the façade.
Olympia building in downtown Atlanta GA with its iconic Coke imagery
North and South Porticos of Jefferson Rotunda at UVA in Charlottesville VA to allow new marble capitols to be placed atop the columns
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