Projects: Unique Structures

Hunter Amphitheatre

Pensacola, Florida

The Randall K and Martha A Hunter Amphitheater consists of architecturally exposed steel trusses and frames supporting curved steel roof purlins with a heavy timber, tongue-and-groove roof deck. The steel trusses and frames are designed and shaped to resemble the fronds of a palm tree. The steel structure is supported on concrete piers that are supported on a large concrete pile cap that rests on auger-cast-in-place piles. The concrete piers also support the main stage floor. The stage floor is an flat plate, 8 inch thick post-tensioned concrete slab.


Architect: Bullock-Tice Associates
JDA's Role: Structural Engineer of Record
Cost: $1.5 Million
Year: Est 2012

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Joe DeReuil Associates, LLC. Structural Engineers