After a lot of work, the timber gridshell on the Fine Arts Center plaza is now finally up and open to the public. This multidisciplinary design-build project, led by BCT faculty Peggi Clouston and supported by BCT adjunct faculty John Fabel (and many others), involved many students from across UMass. You can find more information in the official press release (below) and on the accompanying website:
AMHERST, Mass. – A massive and intricate wooden dome temporarily adorning the plaza of the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst was engineered and constructed by UMass students over two semesters as part of a wood design studio class.
ECo News Tag CloudAllison Roy Alumni Awards BCT Alumni BCT Program Bradley Building Materials Building Systems Catanzaro Clean Energy Clouston Construction Danylchuk Design Building ECO Department Elkinton Energy Graduate Students Grants Green Building Griffin Hoque Jackson Lectures Marine Science Markowitz NAHB Group Publications Research Ryan Schreyer Schweik Service / Outreach SES Sievert Student Projects Talks Teaching Toni Lynn Morelli UMass Urban Environment Urban Forestry Weil Wood Wood-Concrete