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Events | Susan Turner, FAIA Presenting at APT WGLC 2016 Symposium


On Saturday, April 16th, the Association for Preservation Technology Western Great Lakes Chapter (APT WGLC) will hold their sixth annual symposium. With a theme of “Modern Demands of Historic Structural Systems,” Bailey Edward and our trusted partner, Hanson Professional Services, Inc. will team to present projects from our decade-long partnership where we have investigated, analyzed, and renovated historic facilities for the Army National Guard (ARNG), General Services Administration (GSA), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

For the APT WGLC, Bailey Edward’s historic preservation specialist, Susan Turner, FAIA, and Hanson’s Gary Clack, PE, SE will present “Testing and Computer Analysis to Determine Structural Sufficiency and Solutions – Case Studies.” As stated in the abstract, the presentation will cover:

“Changing uses for existing buildings typically change the load imposed on a structure. To accommodate it, a methodology of assessing the structural sufficiency, testing the material components, and analyzing the result must precede the development of innovative solutions. Various materials and analysis methods will be reviewed with the resulting completed interventions.”

Projects that will be discussed include Riverview Farmstead, UIUC’s Natural History Building, Illinois ARNG’s Urbana Armory, Illinois State Capital Building, and the GSA’s Birch Bayh Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse.

See the attached 2016 APT WGLC Symposium flyer for more information on all of the day’s sessions or visit the APT WGLC website to attend.

Symposium Flier 2016