James D. Rotunno
Structural Option


Butler Health System
New Inpatient Tower
Addition & Renovation
Butler, PA

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Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work‐in‐progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Jim Rotunno. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.

Thesis Abstract

The abstract provides a summary of the overall project team as well as the multiple building componets that make up the structure, which include architecture, foundation type, superstructure, MEP systems. For a more detailed descriptions and information on these topics, please view the building statistics tab.

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Contact James Rotunno: jdr274@gmail.com

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