DC Southwest Library

DC Southwest Library

Architect
Perkins&Will
Location
425 M Street Southwest, Washington, DC, USA | View Map
Project Year
2020
Category
Libraries

DC Southwest Library

StructureCraft as Structural Engineer

The Capitol's first all mass timber building has arrived. The beautiful design vision is well realized in this warm, inviting community space.

Structural engineering challenges included creating the unique folded plate roof, a world first using DLT (dowel-laminated timber). This DLT roof is supported by a Glulam / steel substructure and a hybrid timber and steel braced frame. 

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