PROJECT: Grande Caribbean Condominium Orange Beach, AL
ARCHITECT: David Lindsey, Architect Fairhope, AL
GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Coastal Builders Inc. Mobile, AL
ICF DISTRIBUTOR: IntegraSpec GulfSouth Fairhope, AL
FEATURES: This 160,000 ft², condominium was constructed in a hurricane / tidal surge prone area. The
Grande Caribbean features 101 units with ground level and underground parking, unique parapet
walls and IntegraColumns.
BENEFITS: Fast construction with very little waste. IntegraSpec® totally eliminated the need for cranes and other heavy equipment. This project attracted 100% presales from clientele who wanted a quiet, safe, healthy, and energy efficient condo. In 2004 this area of Alabama was hard hit by Hurricane Ivan, the inhabitants of this condominium only suffer minimal damage to roof sheathing, the IntegraSpec® walls kept everyone safe from the storm, while other surrounding buildings were
“IntegraSpec®’s versatility and strength were appreciated every step of the way. This project’s demanding design and Coastal Builders’ insistence on accuracy eliminated other construction methods and concrete forms. IntegraSpec®’s per square foot installed cost ensured our profit margins were maintained. My clients are already planning more of these incredible buildings.”
– David Lindsey, M.Arch.