Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive, University of California

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High Strength Connectors provide elegant, architecturally exposed SCBF connections

The Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA) features the adaptive re-use of a 1938 historic press building into a state-of-the-art museum, film archive, and theater. The project leverages CAST CONNEX High Strength Connectors at the architecturally exposed seismic-resistant bracing in the main gallery space.

Owner: University of California, Berkeley
Architects: Diller Scofidio + Renfro and EHDD
Structural Engineers: Forell/Elsesser Engineers
General Contractor: Plant Construction Company
Steel Fabricator: Glazier Steel