Material Difference

by Amy Harrington, P.E., A senior engineer in Silman's New York City office.,
Justin Den Herder, P.E., An associate in Silman's New York City office.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2022, Vol. 92, Issue 5, Pg. 62-69

Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: It was only fitting that the design of a center dedicated to the visual arts on the campus of Franklin & Marshall College feature an interplay of materials � from glass and concrete to steel and wood. But the structure�s unique design also called for another type of interaction, namely transformative cooperation between engineers, architects, fabricators, and builders.

Subject Headings: Wood and wood products | Structural design | Steel | Glass | Fabrication | Concrete | Colleges and universities

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