Spy Museum Presentation for ASCE Iowa Section

February 24, 2021 - 7:00pm

On Wednesday February 24th, SK&A Principal, Walid Choueiri, PE, SE, and Project Manager, Catherine Pastoor, PE, SE conducted a virtual presentation on the International Spy Museum for the ASCE Iowa Section’s joint meeting with the Central IOWA YMG and the ISU Student Chapter. 

The International Spy Museum is a vertical expansion, renovation, and adaptive re-use project featuring museum exhibition, office, retail, classrooms, and event spaces, a glass atrium at the western side, and a rooftop terrace.  The presentation covered topics such as the architectural design intent, building programming, existing building strengthening, and design features including the atrium/veil structure and monumental stairs.  The project was also awarded Outstanding Project in the category of New Buildings $80 Million to $200 Million by the National Council of Structural Engineers Association in November 2020.