Connection Detail at Typical Floor

NEILSON LIBRARY RENOVATION & EXPANSION   
SMITH COLLEGE, NORTHAMPTON, MA

Client: Roschmann Group 
Architect: Maya Lin Studio / Shepley Bulfinch  
Role: Project Manager / Facade Designer / Draftsman  
Team: Ryan Cramer, Holger Schulze-Ehring, Juan Paulino,  
Joanna Ladziak (Roschmann), Patrice Couret (Roschmann)
Status: Under Construction

Renderings courtesy of Maya Lin Studio

Renovation and extension of existing campus library by Maya Lin Studio and Shepley Bulfinch.  Roschmann has been contracted to construct the signature timber curtain wall for the extensions, known as the "jewel boxes."  Buro Ehring is serving in a design assist role, performing structural design, thermal analysis, and shop drawing production.

Responsibilities Include:  Drafted all design assist, shop drawing, and performance mock-up drawings throughout the project.  Performed U-Value calculations and condensation risk analysis for the curtain wall system in THERM.  Attended weekly coordination meetings with the design team.  Served as primary point of contact between Buro Ehring and Roschmann Group team.

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  • Aerial Rendering
  • Rendered Elevation
  • Physical Model
  • Rhino Model - Curtain Wall Mock Up
  • 3D Mock Up Rhino Model of Curtain Wall and Louver Connection
  • 3D Mock Up Rhino Model of Curtain Wall and Louver Connection
  • Rhino Model - Typical Floor Mullion Attachment Detail
  • Typical Jewel Box Elevation
  • 3D Axonometrics - Flat to Curved Glass
  • Connection Detail at Typical Floor
  • Curtain Wall Top Connection Detail
  • Clerestory Glass Attachment Detail
  • Bottom Connection - Thermal Analysis Model
  • Glass to Metal Panel Transition - Thermal Analysis Model