Vaulted Arcade, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

ODB was hired by Payette, Boston to propose alternate sustainable design solutions to typical concrete shell. ODB did the structural design and analysis of the planned 140 (40x40 ft) masonry timbrel vaults, which utilized local labor and materials, while considering seismic loading. Structural details were worked out and efficient strategies for construction were proposed.

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