b'?The shape of the roof is a major part of the design ofspring operators to open covers in snow and wind the building,?? said Mark Bischoff, Director of Designconditions.for Corporex, the master developer of the project. ?It?Whengivenachoiceforsmokeorroofaccess provides a large sweeping gesture that highlights thehatcheswetendtogowithBILCO,??Presarsaid. stage.Intermsofpracticality,italsoallowsthe?We?veneverhadanyissueswithlatchesor building to be taller at the stage area, which requiresmechanicalissuesonanewproduct.Theyhave moreheightinsidethantheotherpartsofthegreat accessible literature online for their products building. Because many of the buildings around itand our reps in this case, Chris Graves with Mueller haveprominentviewsoftheroof,thisraisedtheRoofingandJoeDeFrainwithWelling,arealways importance of the roof design as a building feature.? helpful in finding any specific nuances required from TruCraftRoofinginstalledagray,thermoplastic-project to project.?polyolefinmembraneroofoverbattinsulation.ItThe construction challenge TruCraft faced centered isclear of heating and air conditioning equipment,onadjustingitstimelinearoundother vents and exhaust. Large internal mezzanines in theworkers.?Phasingandworkingaroundother building help regulate heating and air conditioning. contractorswasachallenge,??Presarsaid.?Some steps had to be done out of phase, such as putting on the roof prior to the walls being framed. We had good teamwork with the general contractor, Turner Construction.?PromoWestisanindependentlyowned entertainmentcompanyandapartnerofAEG Presents.IthadoperatedtheBunburryMusic Festival in Cincinnati for nine years, and had been lookingtoexpanditsfootprintintheGreater Cincinnatiarea.Theopportunitytodevelopthe OvationsiteinNewport?completewiththe dramatic roof over the pavilion ? was too good to The $40 million concert stage encompasses 38,000 sq. ft. thatpass up.includes a steel frame with interior mezzanine and a raised stage. ?The swooping shape of the roof creates an instantly recognizableandiconicarchitecturalfootprinton ?The drainage of the roof was carefully considered,??theNewportRiverfront,??Bischoffsaid.?Corporex Bischoffsaid.?Theroofingmaterialisquiteslick,hasahistoryofcreatingstunning,award-winning whichallowswatertomovequicklytowardthearchitecturallandmarks?wewantedtoensure drains. There is also a lip to keep the water fromOvation, including PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation, rushing past the drains and off the low end of thecontinued that legacy.?roof. This helps to keep the roof clear of clutter and reinforce its structural integrity.?The pavilion includes three double-leaf smoke ventsThomas Renner writes on building, construction, engineering and other trade industry topics for publications throughout the United manufactured by The BILCO Company.The 4-foot xStates.6-foot vents allow firefighters to bring a fire under control by removing smoke, heat and gasses from a burningbuilding.Theunitsincludea Thermolatchpositive hold/release mechanism that ensures reliable vent operation when a fire occurs. BILCO?s double leaf vents are engineered with gas 15'