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Burwell Center for Career Achievement

Denver, CO
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    Mass Timber

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30,000 sf, 4-story building utilizing mass timber panels, glulam beams, and columns on the above grade floors and roof.  Designed to facilitate connections within the DU community, the Burwell Center for Career Achievement is focused on student career development, employer engagement and alumni activities. Placed in the heart of campus, the Burwell Center boasts open, welcoming spaces and a beautiful patio surrounded by Colorado native landscaping. The mass timber structure contributes to a warm and tactile experience that connects visitors to the natural environment. By leveraging this innovative structural system, the construction schedule was reduced by 6 weeks through the prefabrication and erection of the frame reducing overall construction costs to within $5/SF of a comparable steel structural system.

  • Construction Cost:

    $13 Million

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  • Material Types:

    Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), Glue-Laminated Timber (GLT)

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