Columbia University Medical Center Graduate Education Building Featured in ENR

LERA’s innovative new building at CUMC is featured in the March edition of ENR.

“All floors cantilever, half of them slope, and much of the concrete is exposed.”

“Columbia University Medical Center building's southern section, called the cascade, stands up thanks to a two-column-line folded-plate structural system.”

Mind-Bender in Upper Manhattan

Taming Aggressive Architecture at Columbia Medical School's Vertical Campus

Find the load paths. That could have been structural engineer Daniel A. Sesil's mantra while seeking support for the daring southern portion of Columbia University Medical Center's 15-story Medical and Graduate Education Building in Upper Manhattan… Read the complete article on ENR on the link below:

Mind-Bender in Upper Manhattan

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