Akron-Canton CSI members and guests are invited to our February Chapter Meeting, a tour of the Summa Health Systems West Tower on the Akron Campus and a presentation by Olson Architectural Products, Inc. reviewing the Expansive Curvilinear Channel Glass Walls used.
The first portion of our chapter meeting will be the tour of Summa Health Systems West Tower. Participants are asked to wear wear lightweight boots and bring a hard hat (if you have one). You will walk through an unpaved area for a short distance. We will be walking up and down stairs, 5 flights in all. There is no elevator service.
The second portion of our chapter meeting will be dinner and a presentation by Adam Olson, of Olson Architectural Products, Inc. at Hasenstab Architects. This presentation will examine the structural properties and design benefits of channel glass wall systems and their contributions to building aesthetics and performance, as used in the West Tower.
5:15pm: Arrive at Summa’s Adolph Parking Garage
5:30pm: Tours begins
- 25 North Adolph Street, Akron OH 44304.
- Proceed down and out of the deck’s entrance, west side, and walk north to the entrance to the new Summa West Tower. We’ll be there to guide and welcome you.
6:30pm: Leave Summa, drive to Hasenstab Architects for dinner and presentation.
7:00pm: Dinner and Channel Glass Presentation begins
- 190 N Union Street, Akron OH 44304
- Park in the lower lot and proceed up to the 3rd floor.
Continuing Education: 2 AIA | HSW Learning Units.