MLD Architects is a full service architectural firm with several award winning projects. Our services include design, construction documents, bidding, and construction administration services for both new and renovation construction projects.

In addition to full service building and renovation design, MLD Architects has extensive experience in roof design and consultation. Randy Lewis is a recognized roofing systems expert, and has written articles for Florida AIA magazine and Florida Roofers magazine. MLD Architects has earned an excellent reputation for diagnosing roof problems, and offering corrective solutions. Due to his expertise, Mr. Lewis has provided expert testimony on numerous cases.

Monday, September 27, 2010

USPS Historic Main Post Office Renovations, Apalachicola

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USPS Historic Main Post Office Renovations
Apalachicola, Florida
Completed 2008
Budget: $310,000

The historic Apalachicola Post Office envelope was renovated in 2008. The windows were abated, reglazed, repaired, restored and painted. The exterior stucco was repaired, waterproofed and painted. In addition, the Ludowici clay tile roof was removed, the wood decking repaired, new underlayment installed and the original tile reinstalled with copper flashing, gutter and downspouts.

USPS AMF Reroof and Waterproofing, Jacksonville

USPS AMF Reroof and Waterproofing
Jacksonville, Florida
Completed 2005
Budget: $468,000

This project included reroofing and exterior envelope waterproofing. Roof replacement/roof over existing foam insulation board following removal of existing ballasted EPDM roofing membrane system (approximately 74,000 square feet) with glass fiber reinforced gypsum coverboard and two ply modified bitumen membrane roofing and flashing system for a 20 year NDL manufacturer’s warranty. Sheet metal flashing, gutters, downspouts and coping are part of the work. Exterior envelope waterproofing included resealing expansion and control joints, window perimeters and penetrations with premier 20 year silicone sealant, the exterior stucco and masonry was waterproofed with elastomeric coating, and doors and window frames, and structure were painted with architectural coating systems.

USPS Crestview Post Office

USPS Crestview Post Office
Crestview Florida
Completed 2000
Budget: $2,200,000

The project consisted of a 32,000 square foot sorting and distribution center, with a customer service and box lobby. Project includes both facilities areas in conjunction with public space. Utilitarian design focuses on the building's functions. Extensive site work includes compensation for retention due to inferior soil percolation.

USPS Main Post Office Renovations, Marianna

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USPS Main Post Office Renovations
Marianna, Florida
Completed 2008
Budget: $1,200,000

This project included renovations to an entire second floor, building HVAC system and reroofing of the tile roof structure, all while the building was in operation. The existing building included a courtroom with judge’s chambers, jury room and adjacent spaces. The renovations included converting the existing second floor in to leasable office space for the United States Postal Service.

The ground floor is a fully operational post office for the city and surrounding area and this remained in operation during the entire project.

USPS Downtown Station Reroof, Daytona Beach

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USPS Downtown Station
Daytona Beach Reroof
Daytona Beach, Florida
Completed 1995

Historical restoration of Spanish clay tile roof and built up roof replacement with USPS term contractor. The U.S. Post Office at 220 North Beach Street in Daytona Beach, Florida, United States is a historic building. On June 30, 1988, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.