Course Evaluations for Aspen Art Museum: Design and Construction of the Wood Roof Structure

Excellent c ourse. One of the best courses I've taken online or seen in person. It used images , graphics, and verbal explanations in a very succinct and coordinated manner. AS an Architectural Professor I felt that this presentation was highly successful.
Michael A.
July 22, 2020
very good presentation with an abundance of slides - good show!
Thomas L.
May 27, 2020
Great course with the right amount of technical information It was helpful to see the solutions that were tried and rejected before the final scheme was determined. It would have been nice to have more pictures of the rest of the museum at the end, even though not relevant to the design of the space frame.
Laura K.
March 11, 2020
good course, thank you for the information, very interesting.
Owen L.
January 31, 2020
I enjoyed the presentation very much! Very informative and clearly explained with numerous images. As I live in Colorado I'm looking forward to seeing the museum for myself!
John B.
January 22, 2020
Paul B.
January 13, 2020
Great presentation of an elegant structural solution. The graphics were informative and made the concepts easy to understand.
David H.
December 30, 2019
Dana M.
November 8, 2019
Best and most interesting continuing educational credit that I have ever watched.
James P.
October 15, 2019
Good info and quality design.
Ed K.
October 9, 2019
Informative overview of the complex architectural/structural solution for the Aspen Art Museum's roof space frame. The time spent explaining the design process, along with the structural approaches which were ultimately not chosen for the final building, is greatly appreciated. Interesting to see all the mock ups that were constructed throughout the process and how they informed the design and constructability.
Stephane B.
October 7, 2019
Very impressive beginning to end. Incredibly innovative from concept to design to finished product!
Jaime O.
September 28, 2019
The course was exceedingly interesting. The course makes a good case for the possibilities of timber space frame structures. The course was comprehensive in covering the challenges involved in such projects. Its focus on connections was particularly noteworthy. It would be useful to have some downloadable content based on this lecture for further study.
Alexander A.
September 11, 2019
Markus V.
July 6, 2019
Really found this course fascinating. Amazed at the complexity of the structural system and all the efforts that went into finalizing the structural design of the roof.
Sarah R.
July 4, 2019
Excellent presentation of an interesting, innovative and beautiful design..
Colleen H.
February 5, 2019
Paul D.
December 19, 2018
This course was excellent! Thank you for the information and beauty!
Leslie T.
November 2, 2018
Interesting presentation of an amazing roof structure.
Peyton M.
October 2, 2018
Very enjoyable and informative course. Like the combination of technical and design issues.
Ed S.
September 12, 2018
Le roux K.
September 10, 2018
Fascinating and worth your listen even if you don't need credits
Michi Y.
July 26, 2018
Very interesting project and course. Design process and alternate schemes was great.
Thomas P.
July 18, 2018
Very well done. Great speaker, obviously an essential player on the design team. Loved the construction photos.
Joseph P.
July 3, 2018
Fascinating engineering of a unique roof structure.
Burchell P.
June 11, 2018
fun and fascinating to listen to
Diana G.
June 7, 2018
very interesting subject matter intelligently and clearly presented
James I.
May 14, 2018
Robert O.
February 23, 2018
kind of pompous
Kevin H.
February 3, 2018
Extremely interesting insight into the design process of the roof structure from start to finish. Well done!
Eric L.
January 13, 2018
Very Very interesting presentation. It was very enlightening to hear from the structural engineer.
Alexander C.
January 6, 2018
the presenter did an excellent job of explaining the process and concepts to make them understandable even to non-engineers.
John S.
December 18, 2017
I don't agree with the "correct" answer to question six. The presentation clearly states that fully threaded screws were used for the connections.
George C.
December 15, 2017
excellent presentation
Paul R.
November 28, 2017
Scott P.
November 9, 2017
this shows how you can overcome a bad idea with engineering, and how $900/sf can be justified.
Alberto O.
October 25, 2017
Very interesting lecture. Amazing to see the structural design and fabrication process.
Jessie A.
October 19, 2017
Interesting technology and focus on problem solving team
Rex C.
October 17, 2017

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