Merriweather Post Pavilion | October 29, 2021

There is not much better than an outdoor concert!  In 2010 Merriweather Post Pavilion was named the second-best amphitheater in the United States by Billboard magazine. Since then, the facility has undergone significant renovation and expansion to improve the concert experience. Today we look back to 2018 when Morabito Consultants provided structural engineering services for the 10,000 SF new SkyBoxes and 8,600 SF SkyLawn. The SkyBoxes consisted of composite steel framing suspended with steel pipe hangers from an existing concrete platform. The framing was designed to control vibrations from the concert goers enjoying the show. The terraced SkyLawn was formed with conventionally reinforced concrete framing built on top of the existing elevated concrete platform. This structure was then covered with soil and natural grass for a unique concert viewing experience.