Glen Haven Baptist Church

Stability Engineering designed the structural system for this 56 foot high (excluding steeple) and 38,500 square foot church sanctuary and administrative complex in McDonough, Georgia. The large open central area and radial design of the building prevented conventional design, so the structural steel frame was designed using advanced 3D modeling with special moment connections and bracing to resist wind and earthquake loads. A 108 foot long and 22 foot high custom truss, supporting six 95 foot custom trusses arrayed around the radius point of the building, supports the roof of the sanctuary.