Coppin State University: Health & Human Services Building

Novum was contracted to engineer and manufacture architecturally exposed steel support trusses for the lateral support of this conventional curtain wall facade. Tension rods are used to suspend and stabilise the Vierendeel trusses. Each truss measures 37 ft. (11m) long by 3 ft. (1m) deep and was fabricated at Novum’s state-of-the-art production facility in Wisconsin by experienced, certified welding craftsmen.

Location: Baltimore, MD, USA

Size: 2,760 sq ft / 260 sq m

Systems Used: AES, TR

Architect: Design Collective, Inc.