UMass Amherst John W. Olver Design Building

UMass Amherst John W. Olver Design Building

United States

The John W. Olver Design Building at UMass Amherst is a truly innovative structure. In this building, the designers at Leers Weinzapfel, Equilibrium Consulting, and Simpson Gumpertz and Heger have created a trendsetting timber structure that is warm, inviting, and sustainable.

Owner: University of Massachusetts Amherst 

Architects: Leers Weinzapfel Associates

Structural Engineers: Equilibrium Consulting Inc. and Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.

Construction Manager: Suffolk Construction 

Timber Supplier: Nordic Structures

UMass Amherst John W. Olver Design Building
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Design-Built Structural Solution

CAST CONNEX offers design-build services for custom-cast steel nodes and components. We leverage steel casting manufacturing to offer our clients unparalleled opportunities for optimization and beauty in structural form.

Elevated design for projects of any budget

CAST CONNEX standardized connectors are available in a range of sizes to fit standard member profiles. These pre-engineered products are affordable enough to be used repetitively or as a one-off. Each connector is designed to simplify fabrication labor, especially in architecturally exposed applications.

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