Denver Highlands Residence Denver, Colorado
and detailed contemporary two story residential structure using
engineered wood framing for flooring, roofs and shear walls. Currently
Grand County Mountain Residence Fraser, Colorado
and detailed engineered timber construction for a large advanced-energy
home located in a mountain environment. Various design alternatives
were considered for the required 40 foot clear spans and vaulted
ceilings, including heavy timber construction. Designs included the use
of structural insulated panels and a passive solar configuration. The
residence was featured in a recent article due to its intensive use of
engineered columns and beams.
Arlington County Water Treatment Plant Arlington, Virginia
and detailed buildings, towers, and structural features as part the
project Artist's elements for the water quality upgrade of an existing
treatment facility. Developed steel, timber, and concrete designs for
required foundations and superstructures, and coordinated with
treatment plant personnel and plant upgrade consultants.
Entrance Trusses, Powell Structural Systems Delaware, Ohio
detailed and fabricated four exposed, 18’ Wolmanized® Parallam® PSL
trusses for main entrance roof of lumber dealer’s new office building.
Trusses were shop fabricated and assembled onsite.
Sudden Death Movie Set
in the design and analysis for a 110’ diameter, forced perspective
replica of the Pittsburgh Civic Arena (home of the Penguins NHL hockey
team). Four rotating, dome sections were designed to fold over two
stationary sections. Each section formed 1/8th of the entire
circumference. Performed computer assisted design verification of the
member stresses and deflections.
Timber foot bridge Allen Township, Ohio
design and fabrication detail drawing preparation for 28’ covered,heavy
timber footbridge for city park. Wolmanized® Parallam® PSL timbers and
hot dipped galvanized steel side plates were designed and drawn for
Warren side trusses, floor, ceiling and lateral bracing.