49 Projects

de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park

de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park

San Francisco
,
CA
Project Contacts:

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
Project Contacts:

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
Project Contacts:

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...

Galvanic Testing of Materials

Galvanic Testing of Materials

Waltham
,
MA
Project Contacts:

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
Project Contacts:

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,...

Huachipa Water Treatment Plant Lima, Peru

Huachipa Water Treatment Plant

Lima
,
Peru
Project Contacts:

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...

University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center

University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center

Worcester
,
MA
Project Contacts:

The granite-clad Medical Center building, built in the 1970s, is nine stories tall.  The building houses the university teaching hospital, the medical school, and clinical research laboratories. ...

Vanadium Technology Program, Blast-Resistant Walls

San Francisco
,
CA
Project Contacts:

Over ten years, SGH researched innovative uses of High Strength Low Alloy Vanadium (HSLA-V) steels in a variety of structural applications under the Vanadium Technology Program, an initiative...

Vanadium Technology Program, Long-Span Trusses

San Francisco
,
CA
Project Contacts:

Over ten years, SGH researched innovative uses of High Strength Low Alloy Vanadium (HSLA-V) steels in a variety of structural applications under the Vanadium Technology Program, an initiative...

Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library

New Haven
,
CT
Project Contacts:

Beinecke Library, designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and built in 1963, is a significant work of twentieth-century architecture. It serves as a principal repository for...

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