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Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

Posted in Built by Troy Stewart on February 19, 2020

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Building: Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
Location: Los Angeles, California
Architect: Renzo Piano
General Contractor: Morley and Taslimi, Matt Construction, Paratus Group
Civil Engineer: KPFF Consulting Engineers
Consulting Engineers: Knippers Helbig
Geotechnical Engineer: Shannon and Wilson
Stuctural Engineer: Buro Happold
MEP: Buro Happold
Lighting: Buro Happold
Year: 2020

AE Interests: Orb shaped theatre can move 30 inches in any direction during an earthquake. Flexible connections between two separate structural buildings. The sphere is made of curved precast concrete panels. Steel tension cables are used to help support the roof the dome. The dome is seismically isolated from the ground


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