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Stanford University Meyer Library

Studying Meyer Library: Reviewing structures from the standpoint of Stanford’s Seismic Guidelines

DCI Engineers provided a seismic evaluation to assess the seismic performance of the J. Henry Meyer Memorial Library on the Stanford University Campus. The purpose of this study was to identify any life-safety seismic deficiencies associated with the facility based on Stanford’s “Seismic Engineering Guidelines.”

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Location:
Palo Alto, California
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Square Feet:
146,000
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Stories:
5
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Service:
Structural
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Industries:
Higher Education, Seismic/Adaptive Renovation
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Primary Material:
Concrete

Project Highlights

  • Based on the findings, a cost analysis for a minimum retrofit scheme was developed to address these issues.
  • Meyer Library is a five-story, 146,000-sf concrete building erected in 1967. The building consists of four floors, with a below-grade basement.
  • The top floor was designed for the future addition of another floor.

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