Tension cables, minimal steel compression components and structural glass combine to make this a combined architectural-engineering gem. Complex building movements and construction sequences were carefully coordinated. Close cooperation between the design team, specialist and main contractor were essential to the successful outcome.
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
Location: Kansas City, MO, USA
Size: 55, 200 sq ft / 5,130 sq m
Systems Used: AES, TR, TC, PSG, CCG
Architect: Safdie Architects