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Computer Science Building (UMass Amherst)

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Engineer / Architect: Structural Engineers: Mistry Associates
Architects: Whitney Atwood Norcross Associates, Inc.
Location: 140 Governors Drive - UMass Amherst
Western Massachusetts
Year Built: N/A
Structural Form: Low rise building with exposed bracing that are visible from the windows.
Historical Details: N/A
Technical Details: This building has exposed bracing on the exterior of the building. The exposed bracing serves as part of its skeleton to support itself. The bracing is used to resist the lateral wind loads. The external bracing gives a glimpse of the typical interior structure of a building rather than have stay hidden behind the walls.
Image Source(s): Allen Sit
References: Department of Computer Science

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