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University Museum - Wesleyan University


Project Location: Middletown, Connecticut

Architect: Atkin Olshin Lawson-Bell Architects 

Description: Conversion of existing 1930’s squash building to new teaching museum.  Extensive alterations include removal of existing two-level squash structure and replacement with new three-story museum facility while retaining historic façade on three sides.  Extensive foundation underpinning required.  Composite floor framing system with concentrically braced frames and moment-resisting frames used to resist earthquake loads.

Anticipated Completion: 2008 

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