34 Projects

Cornell University, Pedestrian Suspension Bridge

Ithaca
,
NY
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Cornell University sought to install cable net barrier systems on four university-owned bridges, including a pedestrian suspension bridge that spans over Fall Creek.  SGH analyzed the existing...

Large Millimeter Telescope

Puebla
,
Mexico
Located at 15,000 ft on top of the Sierra Negra in central Mexico, the Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT) is a fully-steerable, 50 m dia. radio telescope used for astronomy at millimeter wave lengths...

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Yin/Yang Pavilion at Simmons Hall

Cambridge
,
MA
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The Yin/Yang Pavilion, a sculpture designed by Dan Graham, is located on the second floor terrace of Simmons Hall at MIT.  The curving sculpture, constructed from 7 ft high panels of laminated two...

Harvard University, Center for Government and International Studies, Plaza Skylight

Cambridge
,
MA
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The Center for Government and International Studies (CGIS) at Harvard University, designed by Pei Cobb Freed and Partners, incorporates a new landscaped plaza with a pyramidal glass skylight above...

FloDesign Wind Turbine

Winthrop
,
MA
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The FloDesign Mixer/Ejector Wind Turbine prototype is a wind turbine with a unique shroud structure consisting of a fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) skin supported on a steel skeleton.  The shroud...

Pennsylvania Capitol

Harrisburg
,
PA

When historical murals in the rotunda of the Pennsylvania Capitol showed signs of water damage, SGH investigated leakage and collaborated with Perfido Weiskopf / Noble Preservation Joint...

John Hancock Center, Scaffold Collapse

Chicago
,
IL
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On 9 March 2002, a 100 ft long, suspended scaffold platform fell from the 42nd floor of the John Hancock Center.  As the scaffold fell, it dropped debris in an arc from the northwest corner to the...

Sudbury Aqueduct

Needham
,
MA

Built in 1880, the aqueduct was a major pipeline for the City of Boston’s water distribution network until 1940, when the Hultman Aqueduct replaced it. Connecting reservoirs in Framingham with the...

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