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SEAM December 2018 Meeting: Tour of St. John Street Parking Garage, Portland

SEAM has arranged for a tour of the deep foundation construction of an 8 story, 2,450-space garage on the west side of St. John Street. It’s a great opportunity to observe the pile driving operations, pile cap/grade beam construction, and … Continue reading

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SEAM Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) Workshop

SEAM will be hosting a full-day CLT design workshop presented by Mr. Howard M. Thurston, P.E., Ph.D., Head of Engineering KLH-USA. This seminar will cover several aspects of CLT design including: structural properties and features, shipping and logistical considerations, construction … Continue reading

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SEAM Meeting: Renovating the Boston Public Library Johnson Building

SEAM will be hosting a dinner meeting detailing the recent renovations to the Boston Public Library. Major renovations to an iconic building can create substantial structural challenges, particularly when the building remains occupied during construction. The recent transformation of the … Continue reading

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SEAM Seminar: Engineers’ Guidelines for Historic Structural Systems

SEAM will be hosting this half day seminar presented by Mr. Donald Friedman, P.E., F.APT, F. ASCE The seminar will review several types of historic, archaic and obsolete structural framing systems. We will explore original design bases, how systems appeared … Continue reading

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