Making the Future
Carnegie Mellon University, Hamerschlag Hall Renovation
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Pittsburgh, PA | 38,000 SF Renovation
Using 3D printers to create artificial heart valves and titanium powder to rapid prototype metal plates to repair skull fractures, the research engineers at CMU’s Hamerschlag Hall do what cannot be done with the human hand alone.
To ensure this iconic,100-year-old building remained as forward looking as its inhabitants, we created a digital, three-dimensional building model that exposed hidden issues from its past and revealed possibilities for its future.
In particular, the rate of research output has increased dramatically, the facility is being used extensively for hands-on graduate-level instruction…
Graduate office spaces organized around an open plan support both intense, individual focus, and create opportunity for purposeful interaction and serendipitous inspiration that comes from collaborating across disciplines.
Designed to unleash the imagination, Hamerschlag Hall is part of CMU’s unique maker eco-system.