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January 2000


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Converting a Warehouse in Boston
By Zareh B. Gregorian, P.E. Garen B. Gregorian, P.E.
From Darkness to Light
A steel frame allowed 32 new windows to be added to this 1914 brick warehouse, which is now used as office space. (135KB PDF)


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Oregon State Library Seismic Upgrade
By Keith Robinson, P.E. and Debbie Ames
Steel Plate Shear Walls
This library renovation, which included seismic strengthening, upgrading mechanical systems, improving space utilization and providing accessibility improvements, was accomplished without closing the building to normal use. (95KB PDF)


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Portland Airport Expansion
By Craig Totten, P.E.
Finding a Parking Space
The use of structural steel in this parking structure expansion reduced or eliminated many challenges and improved design features. (155KB PDF)


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Yale Music Library Addition
By Geoff Conway, P.E.
Fitting in with Historic Architecture
Structural steel was the obvious choice for this library expansion, designed to resemble gothic window and arch shapes of the existing building. (167KB PDF)


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