This hotel contains 502 rooms in a cost-effective, cast-in-place concrete structure with excellent sound attenuation features and optimum views. It also contains conference rooms, a ballroom, an indoor swimming pool, health club, spa facilities, and numerous restaurants.
This 450' office tower provides 29 stories and 580,000 sf of column-free office space for clients like Microsoft and Eddie Bauer. Resistance to lateral wind and seismic forces is provided by the 40' tall central concrete core, now allowed by the IBC 2003 code as an "undefined system." It is the tallest structure on the West coast utilizing this design concept.
ABKJ is a design services firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington known as the US Global Center. Founded in 1956, we have provided leadership and support for the most challenging and recognizable projects in the Pacific Northwest, across the United States, and around the world for private and public clientele requiring the highest level of capabilities.