Drexel University College of Medicine at Tower Health will educate first-year medical students, at the largest hospital between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. The building’s design was constructed to enhance student life, promote health and wellness, and encourage an immersive learning experience. Students will have access to a fitness center with indoor and outdoor recreation space, Information Commons (Library), lounge areas, a game room, and a café. When fully operational, the campus will have the capacity to educate and train 200 medical students. The Witmer Group provided new masonry and waterproofing services for this project.
The new masonry scope of work consisted of masonry elevator shafts including almost 9,000 concrete masonry units, and exterior masonry veneer which consist of more than 42,000 norman sized brick with approximately 200 pieces of precast concrete caps, sills, and base units.
The Work performed by the Waterproofing team –