JAMA Implements Contractor Communication Via Tekla

Shop drawing detailer and project coordinator Kelly Kim is proving how JAMA can work across the contractor/ designer divide on the Menifee Justice Center project, currently in design. She recently created a TEKLA model to coordinate our structural work with Clark Construction – part of the design and translation process intended to develop structural drawings in parallel with steel details.

As a 96,000 square foot, 5-story Superior Courthouse for the Judicial Council of California, the Menifee Justice Center is an excellent test for this process. The large-scale, steel structure is a replacement for the current Hemet Courthouse. With 9 courtrooms, jury deliberation rooms, administrative space, a self-help center, attorney/ client conference rooms and ample circulation for court visitors and staff, the Center will securely accommodate civil, family law, probate, small claims, and traffic cases and provide space for four new judgeships. JAMA’s architectural partner on the project is Perkins+Will.