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Ballard PSH Apartments

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Client

Inland Group

Scope of Services

Structural Design and drawings for a single 5-story housing structure containing 82 units along with commercial space.  Building will be Type VA construction in accordance with the 2015 Seattle Building Code.

Structural System

Project consists of:  providing structural calculations and drawings describing the proposed 5-story (approximately 37,029 sf) housing building for permitting and construction.  Ground floor contains common/commercial space, while the floors above contain living units.  The ground floor exterior walls have offsets from the floors above.  Floors 2 & 3 are similar; and floors 4 & 5 are similar.  There is also offsetting of the exterior walls between floors 3 & 4.  The roof structure will be constructed of pre-engineered wood trusses designed by others.  Solar panel attachment to the roof structure will be provided.  The floor structures will be constructed of pre-engineered wood I-joists or dimensional lumber.  Attachment of sun-shades (provided by others) to the structure will be provided, and canopy design and attachment will be provided.  The foundation system will be conventional, with continuous and spread footings, with a concrete slab-on-grade.

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