BlackRock Center for the Arts

BlackRock, a community-based multi-disciplined arts center in Montgomery County, MD, was designed to integrate art as an architectural component.

SK&A provided full-service structural engineering services for the two-level 25,000 sf cultural arts center, which houses a 250 person studio theatre, a 500 person performance hall, theatre support areas, studios, rehearsal rooms, library/resource/conference room, exhibition gallery, and public as well as administrative spaces.  Additionally, there are a number of site structures which include planter/retaining walls, sculpture pads, outdoor stage canopies and site kiosks.