A More Perfect Union
W. John Pugh III
Adrian G. Parkinson
|Issue:||"Civil Engineering Magazine", May 2004, n. 5 v. 74|
Established to promote greater public understanding of the United States Constitution, the National Constitution Center facility in Philadelphia is a structure of complex geometries articulated in limestone, granite, and glass. The designconceived to reflect the enduring strength of the United States Constitutionrelies on an elaborate frame of interconnected steel systems to achieve its bold structural form.