PKA has provided structural engineering for public and private school facilities
throughout central Texas. We have particular expertise in the design and detailing
of tilt-up concrete wall systems, including insulated tilt-up wall panels. PKA has
helped pioneer the use of exterior insulated and interior uninsulated tilt-up in
the construction of central Texas schools. Panel finishes have included cast-in
thin brick, adhered masonry, brick and masonry veneer, exposed architectural concrete,
liners, stains and textured paint. Since 2005, PKA has designed over 4,500 tilt-up
panels for school and related facilities.
PKA’s services include tilt-up panel design, preparation of panel elevation drawings
and panel lifting and bracing design.