Engineering Color
09.20.19 Northeastern is expanding its public art initiative with a saturated color fabric installation by the German artists known as Quintessenz. The two pieces face Huntington Avenue and Forsyth Street respectively, bringing a lively splash of color to the portion of campus known as Richardson Plaza.
LeMessurier engineered the structural frames and cables from which the fabric is hung.
Photo Credit: Ruby Wallau/Northeastern University
Consistency is Key for The New Science Center at Amherst College
09.03.19 In the September edition of Structure Magazine, LeMessurier has authored a feature article highlighting the concrete at the Amherst College New Science Center. Payette’s design implemented extensive architecturally exposed concrete which required a closer-than-normal writing of the cast-in-place concrete specifications. Read the article here.
Linde Center for Music and Learning at Tanglewood
08.19.19 LeMessurier is proud to continue our work with William Rawn Associates on the Tanglewood campus with the new Linde Center for Music and Learning. Check out the article from The Architects Newspaper. LeMessurier previously worked with William Rawn Associates on the Seiji Ozawa Concert Hall, also on the Tanglewood campus. See that project here.
(Robert Benson Photography)
Martin's Park
06.14.19 The soon to open Martin’s Park project was recently featured in the Boston Globe. Globe Article The park honoring Martin Richard, the youngest victim in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings was designed by Landscape Architect, Michael VanValkenburgh Associates, Inc. and Architect, Utile with LeMessurier serving as the structural engineer. Take a look inside the park here

UMass Amherst Physical Science Building and West Experiment Station Completion
04.17.19 On April 4th, the University of Massachusetts Amherst along with Governor Charlie Baker, UMass President Marty Meehan, and University Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy celebrated the completion of the Physical Sciences Building and West Experiment Station. Designed by Wilson HGA, the Physical Sciences Building includes research spaces for chemistry and physics while the West Experiment Station - a 19th Century research laboratory and one of the University’s oldest buildings was disassembled and recreated atop a new structural frame.

Ian Neill Ran His Personal Best in Boston Marathon
04.17.19 At Monday’s running of the 123rd Boston Marathon, LeMessurier associate Ian Neill ran his personal best time of 2:30:52. He came in #115 overall!
Christian Science Plaza Project Featured on Chronicle
04.17.19 The First Church of Christ Scientist Christian Science Plaza project was recently featured on a segment of Chronicle 5. Led by landscape architecture firm CRJA-IBI, the project reimagines the landmarked Christian Science Plaza, which is the largest privately-owned public open space in Boston and serves an integral part to the community. LeMessurier is the structural engineer for the project. Our scope includes review of load on existing structure, strengthening existing pool/garage structure, modifications to garage structure and water tank dunnage.

A link to the piece can be found here.

The Track at New Balance Groundbreaking Ceremony
04.16.19 LeMessurier attended the groundbreaking ceremony for The Track at New Balance. The Track is the next phase of the Boston Landing development. With seating for up to 5,000 spectators, the facility will feature a state of the art 200-meter hydraulically banked track, a regulation soccer and lacrosse field and multi-sport courts for basketball, volleyball and tennis along with facilities for training, research and special events. LeMessurier is proud to be collaborating with New Balance, Elkus Manfredi and John Moriarty &Associates as the structural engineer on this prestigious project. Shown in the picture from left to right are the LeMessurier New Balance Team members Tim Ferreira, Derek Barnes, Ned Moan and Michael Swartz.
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Our Lady Of The Lake Hospital - PhenomenArts Canopy
02.27.19 The new color-laden canopy at the Our Lady of The Lake Children's Hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana has been completed and open to the public. The multi-colored glass atop the canopy is a signature element of many of PhenomenArts' designs.
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