Humbucker Apartments

Madison, WI
The Humbucker is a 9-story total precast apartment for UW-Madison students. This unique building was erected in 12 weeks in the middle of winter. The exterior is comprised of structural precast wall panels with an architectural finish of colored concrete with an acid etched finish.


89,500 sq. ft. of Hollowcore Plank
7 Precast Columns
33 Precast Beams
206 Precast Exterior Wall Panels (34,900 sq. ft.)
83 Precast Interior Wall Panels (15,500 sq. ft.)
52 Precast Balconies
36 Stair and Landing Pieces


GC:  Ideal Builders
Architect:  Bark Design
EOR:  SRI Design