18 Projects

Massachusetts State House Boston

Massachusetts State House

Boston
,
MA
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The State House was constructed in three phases. The original Federal/Georgian building was designed by Charles Bulfinch and completed in 1798. In 1896, a renaissance revival Annex with yellow...

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building 10 Great Dome Cambridge

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building 10 Great Dome

Cambridge
,
MA
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MIT’s Main Group Buildings, dedicated in 1916, include Building 10 with its prominent limestone- and copper-clad Great Dome. SGH investigated leakage into the Barker Library below the Great Dome...

University of Chicago, Joe and Rika Mansueto Library

University of Chicago, Joe and Rika Mansueto Library

Chicago
,
IL
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Balancing the need for more space with a commitment to keeping the growing collection on campus, the University of Chicago undertook constructing a new library building that connects to the...

Salt Processing Dome

Salt Processing Dome

Savage
,
MN
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The salt processing dome, with an inside diameter of 173 ft and a dome peak of 65 ft, houses equipment for processing and packaging bulk rock salt for commercial sale. The shell structure was...

New Hampshire State House

New Hampshire State House

Concord
,
NH
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The monumental dome on the New Hampshire State House is gilded in gold leaf. After regilding in the early 1990s, the gold leaf started discoloring. The state wanted to understand the cause of...

Costume Institute Gala Exhibition

Metropolitan Museum of Art, Costume Institute Gala Exhibition

New York
,
NY
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On display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met) from May to September, the Costume Institute’s 2016 exhibit examined the balance of creating fashion both by hand and with new technology. To...

Kansas State Capitol Topeka

Kansas State Capitol

Topeka
,
KS
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Officially completed in 1903, the Kansas State Capitol is the impressive home to the state’s government offices.  The building is topped with a striking copper dome over a central rotunda that...

U.S. Pavilion, Expo '67 World's Fair and Exposition

U.S. Pavilion, Expo '67 World's Fair and Exposition

Montreal
,
QC
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With a theme of Creative America, the U.S. Pavilion at Expo ‘67 required a structure that would showcase the country’s innovation and design accomplishments.  Conceived by R. Buckminster Fuller,...

Smithsonian Institution, Multiple Mirror Telescope

Mount Hopkins
,
AZ
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With the advent of economical large spun cast mirrors, the Smithsonian Institution and the University of Arizona wished to convert the Multiple Mirror Telescope (MMT) to a telescope with a single...

California State Capitol Security Improvements

California State Capitol Security Improvements

Sacramento
,
CA
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Modeled after our nation’s capitol, the California state capitol building was built between 1860 and 1874.  The building features a dome rising 210 ft above the street and a stately granite facade...

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