June 20, 2021
The Shaker Museum is undertaking the conversion of a 15,000 sf Victorian-era structure to create space for permanent and rotating exhibition galleries, a lobby, a multi-purpose room, and personnel offices. Silman is designing a new mass timber framing system to replace the unreinforced masonry building's interior floor structure. The $18 million project will also construct a new addition for back-of-house functions.
This project was also featured in Architect's Newspaper.