MUSEUMS & CULTURAL CENTERS

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New Carrollton Branch Library

New Carrollton, Maryland

 

Renovations of the exisiting 58,000 sq. ft. library to include a new entrance lobby with a sloped roof, refurnished metal screenwalls and new exterior retaining walls. It has a unique trianlgular floor plan that will accomodate new public spaces, staff offices and a new elevator. 

 

Approximate Cost:  $8 million

 

Architect: GWWO Inc./Architects

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Robinson Nature Center

Howard County, Maryland

 

A nature center, with LEED Platinum certification for Howard County, that
contains exhibits, classrooms, auditorium, naturesphere and offices accumulating to 26,000 sq. ft.. The structure above grade was mostly from western red cedar roof deck over wood glulam beams and columns, wall panels and roof decking. The lower & upper levels are a cast-in-place concrete flat plate system supported by exterior concrete retaining & bearing walls. The roof above the auditorium wing supports an intensive green roof.

 

Cost: $15 million 

  

Architect: GWWO Inc./Architects

Rendering
Steel Erection
Steel Erection

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Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Site

National Park Service, Baltimore, Maryland

 

This 17,655 sq. ft. visitor center at Fort McHenry, MD, is a two story, structural steel-framed building with steel roof deck and concrete floor slabs. The exterior wall features curved exterior cold-formed steel stud walls finished with a combination of brick and zinc metal panels.  Historic brick dating to the construction of the original fortifications was incorporated into the walls. The building achieved a LEED Gold certification.

 

Cost: $12 million 

  

Architect: GWWO Inc./Architects

Perspective
Steel Frame
Wood Connection

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Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Interpretive Center

Maryland State Park, Cambridge, Maryland

 

This historical visitor center, with LEED Platinum certification is a one and two story structure comprised of four interconnected gabled and flat roofed “pods,” constructed with a combination of structural steel and heavy timber framing, and features an extensive green roof, tallies up to 15,000 sq.ft. in area. 

 

Cost: $12.6 million 

  

Architect: GWWO Inc./Architects

Maryland Public Television Studio 

Baltimore, Maryland

 

MPT Studio expands to include a new stage area and additional seating. 

 

Cost: $7.5 million 

 

Architect: Ewing Cole/Gaudreau Inc. 

 

 

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Lincoln Tavern

National Park Service, Hodgenville, Kentucky

Renovation of Abraham Lincoln's boyhood log cabin home in Kentucky that required wood structure analysis. 

Cost: $3.5 million 

 

Architect: GWWO Inc./Architects

Brandywine River Museum

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 

 

A 19th century three story grist mill that was converted to an art museum to exhibit works of American painters. The museum has floor to floor glass walls allowing tremendous natural lighting into its space. 

 

Architect: GWWO Inc./Architects

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