This 10-story concrete tower has 307 rooms and suites. ABKJ’s structural design also included new upper and lower tram terminals for a 60 passenger aerial tram system, plus tram tower snow deflector walls. The lateral force resisting system design is provided by a combination of chevron steel bracing and special moment-resisting space frames.
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.