74 Projects

de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park

de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park

San Francisco
,
CA
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The original museum opened in Golden Gate Park in 1895. Damaged beyond repair by the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, the building was demolished in 2000 to make way for a new 292,000 sq ft building...

Fluvanna County High School, Stormwater Detention System

Fluvanna County High School, Stormwater Detention System

Fluvanna
,
VA
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The new Fluvanna County High School included four buried, stackable crate-type, stormwater detention systems under deep cover.  Shortly after installation in 2010, the contractor observed that the...

Brightman Street Bridge Fall River, MA

Brightman Street Bridge

Fall River
,
MA
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During the six-year rehabilitation of the Brightman Street Bridge, SGH provided investigation and concrete design services and performed testing, analysis, and thermal modeling of mass concrete...

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Marquee

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Marquee

Boston
,
MA

The Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA) wanted a new marquee at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC).  This 76 ft tall tower includes two levels of digital displays to...

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center  Hartford, CT

Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center

Hartford
,
CT

During the 2008 excavation for the new North Tower, the adjacent five-story, brick masonry building (Building 3) suddenly settled about 1.5 in.  This movement caused significant damage to Building...

Galvanic Testing of Materials

Galvanic Testing of Materials

Waltham
,
MA
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Contact between dissimilar metals can lead to accelerated deterioration due to galvanic corrosion.  Standard sample Galvanic Series charts (e.g., ASTM G82) provide general guidelines for...

Pipe Failures in Residential Plumbing and Heating Systems

Pipe Failures in Residential Plumbing and Heating Systems

United States and Canada
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SGH investigated the cause of failures in pipes used in residential domestic hot water and hydronic heating systems in the United States and Canada.  Occurring after less than 10 yrs in service,...

2013 Design Biennial Boston, BSA Space, Helix Stair

2013 Design Biennial Boston, BSA Space, Helix Stair

Boston
,
MA
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Envisioned and developed by Matter Design for the third Design Biennial Boston, Helix is a half-scale, unreinforced, custom-fabricated, concrete spiral staircase.  SGH collaborated with Matter...

Rhode Island School of Design, Fleet Library

Providence
,
RI
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Designed by York & Sawyer, this Italian Renaissance style building is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Working for the architect, SGH was responsible for investigation and...

The Cooper Gallery

Cambridge
,
MA
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Designed by David Adjaye, The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at Harvard University’s Hutchins Center repurposes an existing commercial space as a new gallery.  The...

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