37 Projects

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...

Huachipa Water Treatment Plant Lima, Peru

Huachipa Water Treatment Plant

Lima
,
Peru
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Ramal Norte Pipeline is a 27 km long subsurface pressure pipeline that provides drinking water from Huachipa Water Treatment Plant to several districts in Lima, Peru. The pipeline was in temporary...

Crash Performance for Lightweight, High Speed Trains

Washington
,
DC
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The high speed train industry relies on relatively lightweight equipment to conserve energy and to minimize the effects on infrastructure and rolling stock design.  Recent crashworthiness...

National Missile Defense, Inflated Fabric Radome for Sea-Based X-Band Radar

United States
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The Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX) is a major component of the Ground-Based Mid-Course Missile Defense (GMD). The SBX is a mechanically steerable, phased-array radar antenna mounted on a self-...

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...

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...

Bowdoin College Chapel

Brunswick
,
ME

The Chapel at Bowdoin College, built between 1844 and 1855, was designed by Richard Upjohn in the German Romanesque style. The chapel is symmetrical in plan and contains a central nave flanked by...

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...

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