Shell of Steel

by Shane McCormick, (A.M.ASCE), Proj. Engr.; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, Chicago, IL,
Charles Besjak, P.E., (M.ASCE), Assoc. Partner; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, Chicago, IL,
D. Stanton Korista, P.E., (F.ASCE), Dir.; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, Chicago, IL,
William Baker, P.E., (F.ASCE), Partner; Skidmore, Owings & Merril LLP, Chicago, IL,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2003, Vol. 73, Issue 4, Pg. 68-73


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract:

To create a saddle-shaped bandstand in a newly developed park in St. Paul, Minnesota, engineers designed a glass-covered, stainless steel lattice grid that makes use of a unique system of offset pipes and single-rod diagonals.



Subject Headings: Steel pipes | Stainless steel | Parks | Lattices | Grid systems | Minnesota | United States

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