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Halim M. Saab, PE, LEED AP BD+C – Principal
Registration: Professional Engineer – State of Ohio 1992
Master of Science in Civil Engineering – Cleveland State University, 1988
Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering – Cleveland State University, 1986
Halim serves as Principal in Charge and Project Manager on commercial, institutional, and healthcare projects for public and private sector clients. He oversees a project from its initial conception to its completion. He performs conceptual studies, analyses, wind design, seismic design, foundation design, and structural investigations of exiting structures. He has extensive experience in the design of steel and concrete structures. He has broad knowledge of structural modeling utilizing several structural engineering programs and he is proficient in computer-aided drafting software (CAD) and has received Revit training. He is the managing partner of our Columbus office.
Mr. Saab is the firm's Information Technology Manager. He oversees the implementation of all engineering and CAD software and standards. In addition, he manages the firm's internal network and web site. He joined the firm in 1990 and became a principal in 2004.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation — Taussig Cancer Center — Cleveland, OH
A state-of-the-art, 210,000-square-foot, laboratory, research, and medical treatment facility with a partial basement with hydraulic slabs; a four-story steel frame building with interstitial floors. An underground tunnel and a pedestrian bridge connecting the new structure to existing structure.
Cuyahoga Community College — Center for Innovation in the Arts —
A new 75,000-square-foot, three-story LEED-certified building housing the Center for Innovation in the Arts at the College's Metro Campus. 20,000 square feet of the addition will be allocated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame archive and library. The Center will feature a performance space that will accommodate 150 to 200 guests, a theatre and dance studio space, and an art gallery. The construction is expected to be completed in late 2008.
Cleveland Museum of Art — Expansion and Renovation — Cleveland, OH
Renovation and alteration of several existing buildings, and the addition of new buildings for offices, galleries and utilities. Much of the existing renovated space will be unified with the new space to improve circulation and increase gallery space. The current design calls for renovating the existing historic original 1916 and Breuer Building, the addition of a new gallery building, and a central utility plant. In addition, the parking capacity would be expanded by adding a new parking level on top of the existing parking facility and with the addition of an adjacent parking structure.
South Franklin Circle Retirement Community — Bainbridge Twp., OH
320 housing units on an 82-acrea area, underground parking, and a community center featuring an indoor natatorium, restaurants, storefronts, meeting spaces, art/classrooms, and fitness center. Full structural design services from schematics through project closeout. Barber & Hoffman was the Structural Engineer of Record.