Saturday, May 22, 2010

16 Anton Tedesko Structures

The Brook Hill Farm exhibition stalls at the 1933 "Century of Progress" World's Fair in Chicago, Illinois, USA.


Structure: Reinforced concrete barrel vault shells
Shell Thickness: 3 in

Designer/Engineer: Anton Tedesko


Hayden Planetarium located in Manhattan, New York, New York, USA, completed in 1934 and demolished in 1997.




Structure: Reinforced concrete shell
Span: 27 m
Shell Thickness: 80 mm

Designer/Engineer: Anton Tedesko


Hershey Sports Palace located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA and completed in 1936.








Structure: Reinforced concrete ribbed barrel vault - shell
Height: 25 m
Covered area: 70 x 104 m
Span: 78 m
Seats: 7,200

Architect/Engineer: Anton Tedesko
Designer: Max Abramovitz
Engineers: Amman & Whitney Consulting Engineers



Water Filter Plant in Hibbing, Minnesota, USA, completed in 1939.


Structure: Reinforced concrete elliptic rotational shells

Structural Engineers: Roberts and Schaefer
Designer: Anton Tedesko



McAlister Auditorium Cupola, Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA completed in 1939.






Structure: Reinforced concrete thin-shell dome supported at eight points

Structural Engineers: Roberts and Schaefer
Designer: Anton Tedesko



North Island Seaplane Hangars located at the North Island Naval Air Station, San Diego, California, USA and completed in 1941.






Structure: Reinforced concrete ribbed barrel vault - shell
Height: 73.15 m
Span: 2 x 90.83 m

Structural Engineers: Roberts and Schaefer
Designer: Anton Tedesko



Mustin Field Seaplane Hangar - Building 653 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, built in 1943, now abandoned.








Structure: Steel-framed concrete-arched hangar
Height: 49 ft
Span: 302 ft x 273 ft

Structural Engineers: Roberts and Schaefer
Designer: Anton Tedesko



Budd Manufacturing Plant in Philmont, Pennsylvania, built in 1943.




Structure: Reinforced concrete

Structural Engineers: Roberts and Schaefer
Designer: Anton Tedesko



Wright-Patterson AFB Building 6: Signal Corps Special Forces Hangar, in Fairborn, Ohio, USA, built in 1943.






Structure: Reinforced concrete ribbed barrel vault roofs

Structural Engineers: Roberts and Schaefer
Construction: Simpson Construction Co.
Designer: Anton Tedesko



Wright-Patterson AFB Building 4: Modification hangar and flight research laboratory, in Fairborn, Ohio, USA, built in 1944.








Structure: Reinforced concrete ribbed barrel vaults - shell
Length of Vaults: 84 ft

Structural Engineers: Roberts and Schaefer
Construction: Starrett Brothers, Inc. and Michael Pontaretti & Sons
Designer: Anton Tedesko



Ellsworth AFB Pride Aircraft Hangar in Rapid City, South Dakota completed in 1948.




Structure: Reinforced concrete ribbed barrel vault - shell
Arch Span: 340 ft
Floor Area: 125,649 ft^2

Structural Engineers: Roberts and Schaefer
Designer: Anton Tedesko



Loring AFB Aircraft Hangar in Limestone, Maine, completed in 1948.








Structure: Reinforced concrete ribbed barrel vault - shell
Arch Span: 340 ft
Height at springings: 16 ft
Height at Crown: 74 ft
Shell Thickness: 5 - 7 in
Floor Area: 125,649 ft^2

Structural Engineers: Roberts and Schaefer
Designer: Anton Tedesko



Denver Coliseum, located in Denver, Colorado, USA and completed in 1952.






Structure: Reinforced concrete thin-shell structure
Shell Thickness: 90-130 mm

Engineer: Anton Tedesko


St. Louis International Airport Terminal, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, built in 1954.







Architects: Hellmuth Obata & Kassabaum
Engineer: Anton Tedesko


May-Daniels & Fisher Department Store Entrance Hall located in Denver, Colorado, USA, built in 1959 and demolished in 1996.










Structure: Reinforced concrete thin-shell

Architects: I. M. Pei and Associates
Contractors: Webb & Knapp Construction
Structural Engineers: Roberts & Schaefer

Engineer: Anton Tedesko



Vehicle Assembly Building located at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA and completed in 1965.






Structure: Steel and Concrete
Height: 160 m
Width: 158 m
Length: 218 m
Number of floors (above ground): 40
Building volume: 3,664,883 m^3

Contractor: American Bridge Company
Structural Engineers: Roberts & Schaefer
Designer: Anton Tedesko

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