Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Stair - Washington, DC

This project involved the structural alteration work for the new offices of the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. Theobald Bufano & Associates designed the removal of two entire bays of internal structure to provide a two-story interior main lobby for the firm. In this new lobby area, a freestanding curved monumental staircase was designed to spring from a raised platform. This project also included more standard designs such as raised platforms for high density filing; a second communicating stair at the opposite end of the floor plate and 3,600 square feet of slab strengthening for mechanized filing systems.

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Renovation, Existing Structure Analysis, Structural Steel Design, Monumental Stair Design and Construction Administration

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Gibson Dunn Stair
Gibson Dunn Stair

An image of the carbon fiber reinforcing used on the underside of the concrete slab.

Gibson Dunn Stair
Gibson Dunn Stair

An image of the finished monumental stair.

Gibson Dunn Stair
Gibson Dunn Stair

An image of the finished monumental stair from across the slab opening.

Gibson Dunn Stair
Gibson Dunn Stair

An image of the carbon fiber reinforcing used on the underside of the concrete slab.

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