FSE designed this new 26-story residential post- tensioned building including helicoid parking levels at the base of the building that are disguised with a strong masonry and GFRC base to fit contextually with the neighboring building.
Forefront Structural Engineers optimized this residential tower to include post-tensioned floor slabs and concrete cores for an efficient construction cycle. The new building contains 191 residential units, 498 parking stalls, ground floor retail and an exterior amenity deck with swimming pool. A new structural steel pedestrian bridge connects the high-rise tower to an adjacent low-rise building.
This 800,000 SF mixed-use project will be the largest Mass Timber building in the United States when completed. It is designed with two separate buildings set upon a two-story, below-grade concrete podium. Lateral resistance for the buildings is provided by exposed concrete core walls while mass timber framing is optimized at the upper levels and transferred through the concrete framing at the lower levels.