Newport Head Start, Newport, Oregon
Size/Type: 4,050 sq. st.
Structural System: Existing masonry walls were used to resist in-plane shear. They were upgraded for out-of-plane forces by reinforcing the masonry walls with evenly spaced metal studs secured to the existing masonry walls and tied to the roof diaphragm. The new addition was plywood sheathed roof diaphragm and shear walls on load bearing walls.
Special Features: NA
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