Structural Engineering for Higher Education Facility Addition

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY | STUDENT UNION

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY | STUDENT UNION

Student Union and Services Building

Lincoln University

Lincoln University, Pennsylvania

Provided structural engineering for an approximately 15,000 square foot addition to the Student Union and Services Building at Lincoln University. The project included significant upgrades to the existing building area. 

The existing two-story concrete framed building was expanded on three sides by the addition of a two-story steel framed structure. The upgrades included the addition or modification of a mailroom, bookstore, cinema viewing area, offices, game room, two story atrium, storage and maintenance areas, and a multi-purpose area.

The existing structure was analyzed and reinforced as required for new loads, including new rooftop mechanical equipment. The structural design included design of foundations, ground floor slab, retaining walls, elevated floor slabs, steel framing, and roof deck.

Performed construction phase services including structural shop drawing reviews, responding to contractor's “Request for Information (RFI), and occasional site visits to review construction.

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY | STUDENT UNION INTERIOR

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY | STUDENT UNION INTERIOR