Products used: M42 – M460 stainless tension rods, architectural compression struts
Background: Founded in 1851 The University of Minnesota is a public research university with a diverse range of academic programs and a strong emphasis on research and innovation. It is part of the Big Ten Conference which is one of the oldest and most prestigious intercollegiate athletic conferences in the United States. It consists of 14 member institutions, primarily in the Midwest region. The conference is known for its strong athletic programs and competitive teams in various sports , and has a significant impact on the state and region in terms of education, research, and community engagement.
The stainless tension rods were used as ‘hanger rods’ to help support the staircase, while the architectural compression struts tied the elevated walkways back to the main steel structure.
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