University of Pennsylvania Ring Squash Courts


Client: Advanced Glass & Metal 
Architect: Ewing Cole 
Role: Project Manager / Facade Designer / Draftsman
Team: Ryan Cramer, Gabriella Sampaio, Holger Schulze-Ehring, 
Mark Meader (Advanced Glass & Metal)
Status: Complete

Photos courtesy of Ewing Cole

Renovation and extension of the University of Pennsylvania's historic 1958 Ring Squash Courts building, designed by Ewing Cole, adds up to (12) new squash courts, improves circulation and connectivity, adds new spectator and viewing and seating areas, and improves lighting and daylighting conditions by opening up the existing brick masonry facade with three (3) new metal and glass triple height curtain walls.  The Buro Ehring team provided full Design Assist and Shop Drawings for the construction engineering design of the new curtain walls for curtain wall contractor Advanced Glass & Metal.

Responsibilities Include: Designed and drafted all design assist and shop drawing details for the new Kawneer curtain wall system.  Coordinated the engineering design and interface detailing with Advanced Glass & Metal.  Served as primary point of contact between Buro Ehring and Advanced Glass & Metal team.