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Architect:
Astorino

Owner:
United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners of America

Project Size:
93,000 SF Training Center

2011 MBA Excellence in Craftsmanship –
Exterior Award Winner

Carpenters Training Center

Pittsburgh, PA

When the Greater Pennsylvania Regional Council of Carpenters, an organization that represents over 10,000 active members and apprentices across 60 counties in the state, desired to build on their reputation of providing contractors with the best trained and most skilled workers, they turned to Mosites to guarantee a budget, schedule and build their new 93,000 SF training facility.  

Separate classrooms and workshop facilities were designed and constructed to serve five different job descriptions simultaneously.  Some areas of training and instruction for apprentices and journeymen include:  millwork cabinetry, floor covering, building carpentry, heavy highway carpentry, millwrights, pile driver, lather, blueprint reading, estimating, OSHA training and survey.

 

Project Scope/Features:

  • Carpentry workshop
  • Interior systems workshop
  • Millwright & pile driver workshop
  • Millmen/cabinet makers workshop
  • Floor layers workshop
  • Full service cafeteria
  • Auditorium
  • Overhead cranes
  • Class "A" office space
  • Specialized make-up air/exhaust system