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LA US Courthouse | SOM

22:24 11 February in Architecture, Civic, Civic-Government, Court, Court
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02-11-2019:MODERNi:The courthouse design also mitigates blast threats by using a novel truss system to increase the standoff between the perimeter and primary structure, while still allowing the cube to appear as a single, hovering form. To protect against seismic events and control the building’s lateral drift, the roof truss is used as a mega link beam that connects the reinforced concrete shear walls at the top story and reduces ductility demandsRead More!

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