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Tons: 4,500

Contractor: J.E. Dunn Construction

Owner: Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Inc.

Architect: Moshe Safdie and Associates and BNIM Architects

Structural Engineer: Ove Arup & Partners and Structural Engineering Associates

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Kansas City, Missouri

From the wire line diagram to the finished theatre, Hirschfeld and their detailing company – Consteel Technical Services of the UK – have assisted the contractor, architects and engineers in the development of this new concept in world class theatre design. The structure, which opened in September of 2011, comprises some 4,500 tons of extremely complex steelwork design and comprises two theatres encased in a spectacular steel and glass envelope.

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