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GPLA Structural Engineers and Builders Engineering Back to the Future Gregory P. Luth, Ph.D., S.E. Gregory P. Luth & Associates Structural Engineers & Builders
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GPLA Structural Engineers and Builders starting with stacking rocks Stonehenge The Great Pyramids of Giza Civil engineers have been building things for a long time Copyright © Gregory P. Luth & Associates
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GPLA Structural Engineers and Builders Evolving to sophisticated infrastructure to support civilizations Roman aqueduct Roman catapult Or sophisticated machines to destroy infrastructure Copyright © Gregory P. Luth & Associates
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GPLA Structural Engineers and Builders Early builders used qualitative reasoning and intuition taking their cues from natural forms and using natural materials St Peters Basilica, 1506 - 1626 tradesmen became more important and construction became a collaborative endeavor Copyright © Gregory P. Luth & Associates
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GPLA Structural Engineers and Builders Eads bridge 1874 Brooklyn Bridge, 1883 In the latter part of the 19 th century, the use of steel in major bridges became the norm These structures were designed and built by visionary civil engineers – Eads and Roebling – who designed, obtained the financing, developed sophisticated construction methods (Eads), manufactured the components (Roebling) Copyright © Gregory P. Luth & Associates
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GPLA Structural Engineers and Builders Excavation starts, March 1, 1910, Note horse drawn wagons. Denver Tramway Building, Architect: Fisher & Fisher Builder: Whitney Steen Engineers & Builders 7 th Floor October 24, 1910 Note concrete chute and steel plate girder Complete, February 24, 1911, After Renovation, 1994 New home of Denver Center Theater Company And 5 Star Teatro Hotel IPD early 20 th Century style Copyright © Gregory P. Luth & Associates
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GPLA Structural Engineers and Builders Functional Integrated Project Delivery (FIPD) is the process of : incorporating detailed construction knowledge and planning into the design to support the construction means, methods, and sequences of all trades required to construct the building to optimize the construction activities on site to minimize cost and schedule to maximize the value of the architecture to the owner and society Copyright © Gregory P. Luth & Associates
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GPLA Structural Engineers and Builders FIPD is where we were a century ago Collaboration fostered innovation then And it fosters innovation now Copyright © Gregory P. Luth & Associates
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Structural Engineers and Builders IPD starts with design. Good design has to consider: means, methods, and sequences of construction the enabling details that make both the architecture and the construction work opportunities for prefabrication Precision required for coordination and layout computers do not do design. Copyright © Gregory P. Luth & Associates
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