Community Information

STORMS HALL AND KNAPP HALL DEMOLITION

Iowa State University
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Overview:

At 10:00 a.m. on July 19, 2005, Storms Hall and Knapp Hall, two of the four buildings that make up the Towers Residence Association, were brought to the ground by implosion. Prior to implosion, the portions of the buildings that link to the Commons were demolished by conventional methods, using mechanical equipment. The Commons facility located between the two towers remains standing and is in use.

Video of the implosion

Time-lapse video of the cleanup after the implosion

Post-implosion webcam photos

Additional Information:

F.A.Q.
General Community Notice of Implosion (pdf)
6-28 Letter to Residence of Safety Zone (pdf)

Informational Links on Implosions:

How Stuff Works - Building Implosion
Protec Services
Implosion World
Controlled Demolition
Demolition Dynamics
Dykon Blasting

Safety Zone
Safety Zone


Safety Zone
View Implosion Sample Videos