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A research project from the Architectural Engineering program at The University of Texas at Austin – featuring contemporary architecture, engineering and construction around the world.

The Broad – Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Building: The Broad (museum of contemporary art)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Design Architect: Diller, Scofidio + Renfro
Architect of Record: Gensler
Structural Engineer: Leslie E. Robertson Assoc.
Construction: MATT Construction
Parking Structure: IDGParkitects
‘Veil’ facade fabricator: Seele

AE Interest: Concept: “The Vault and the Veil” (DS+R), daylighting, complex honey-comb facade (glass fiber reinforced concrete), complex concrete floor structure.

Note: “MATT is building the project utilizing sophisticated 3D modeling software (CATIA), managed through Gehry Technologies’ Digital Project.”

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Written by Gregory Brooks

October 6, 2012 at 12:01 am

Posted in Under Construction

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