Georgia Tech Library Renewal (Price Gilbert, Crosland Tower)

Atlanta, GA
  • 230,000 sq ft
  • $60 million
  • 8 stories
  • Completed in 2019

Structural Features

  • This renewal project, known as Library Next, transformed the two-building complex to match the changing research, teaching, and learning needs of Georgia Tech.
  • Complete seismic upgrades of the historic Price Gilbert Library building, including the introduction of shearwalls and foundations, were designed and installed to meet the latest code requirements.
  • The Crosland Tower building underwent major modifications, including replacing the existing brick facade with high performance curtainwalls, removing larger floor areas to create double-height spaces, and construction of a new occupied roof with trellises.

Awards

Outstanding Project for Renovation/Retrofit/Rehabilitation Structures, 2020
Structural Engineers Association of Georgia (SEAOG)

Award of Merit for Higher Education/Research Category
Engineering News Record (ENR), Southeast