FACULTY NEWS BRIEF: Nordenson and Oppenheimer serve as structural engineers on new National Museum of African American History and Culture

Sept. 23, 2016 1:04 p.m.

The structural engineering for the National Museum of African American History and Culture, situated on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was done by two engineers teaching at Princeton University's School of Architecture. Professor of Architecture Guy Nordenson — of Guy Nordenson and Associates — served as structural engineer for the building's superstructure, and Visiting Lecturer in Architecture Nat Oppenheimer — of Robert Silman Associates New York — served as structural engineer for the building's substructure. The architect, David Adjaye, also taught at the School of Architecture for several years. The museum will open to the public on Saturday, Sept. 24.