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Washington Latin Public Charter School Gymnasium

Washington, DC
  • Bldg system

    Mass Timber

  • No. Of Stories

    1

  • Sq. footage

    11300

Washington Latin Public Charter School Gymnasium is Washington, DC's first cross-laminated timber project. Completed in 2016, the gymnasium demonstrates how mass timber can be used to cost-effectively create extraordinary spaces that support student well-being. The post-and-beam structure features long-span glulam beams with cross-laminated timber roof panels. The design team overcame code challenges to deliver a solution that utilized the cross-laminated timber as the structural diaphragm and shear wall system. The end result is a warm and welcoming space for the school community.

  • Construction Type:

    V-B

  • Building Type:

    Educational

  • Material Types:

    Mass Timber, Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), Glue-Laminated Timber (GLT), Timber-Frame / Post and Beam

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