The 44-story, 760,000 SF commercial office and hotel tower boasts a geometric, folded curtain wall façade with a goal of maximizing window heights. Due to the unique design of the tower, Morrison Hershfield provided rain sheeting and gutter design consultation to help direct rainflow, in addition to our usual building envelope consulting services. The Mark was recently recognized in the 2019 Puget Sound’s Business Journal’s 20 Largest Building Projects in the Puget Sound. (Seattle, WA)
University of Washington Life Sciences Building
The Life Sciences Building is a 187,000 SF state-of-the-art building and includes an 18,000 SF greenhouse with a rooftop deck and courtyard. The design of the building provides a high-quality, innovative and sustainable environment to its students and faculty. Morrison Hershfield provided building envelope consulting services in collaboration with architects, designers and students from UW Solar. The facility was named the 2018 Building of the Year by Seattle’s Daily Journal of Commerce. (Seattle, WA)
The Gridiron development preserves the historic Seattle Plumbing Company Building and adds a new 12-story mid-rise, residential tower. The 158,000 SF condominium will include over 100 residences, commercial space, a 360-degree rooftop view, expansive windows and balconies for specific units. Morrison Hershfield provided building envelope consulting services to comply with the Seattle Energy Code including limited window-to-wall ratio, continuous exterior insulation and whole building air leakage testing. (Seattle, WA)
One Bellevue Center
The high-rise commercial office building is 21-stories and 365,000 SF with four levels of below grade parking. The building’s cladding and curtain wall elements include full-height framed vision and spandrel glass assemblies. Morrison Hershfield conducted a building envelope condition assessment which included a visual review of the curtain wall from a bosun chair at multiple elevations. (Bellevue, WA)
Building Science in Seattle
To provide our clients helpful and timely support, our specialized Building Science group consults for clients across the Greater Seattle Area.
We help to reduce our clients’ risk and increase their return on investment through effective building envelope design and review, implementation of sustainability measures, and energy optimization analysis.
Our Seattle clients achieve their goals utilizing our range of Building Science Consulting services; from investigation and rehabilitation of existing buildings to design assistance, performance testing, construction review and commissioning services for new buildings.
Understanding your goals is critical to how we approach your project. Guided by these goals, we work to deliver a project that meets your objectives for performance, durability and cost-effectiveness. Our strength is in our depth of expertise and our ability to collaborate with other project team members.
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Seattle Energy Code: How will 2018 updates affect your next project?by BCornman@MorrisonHershfield.com (Morrison Hershfield) on December 20, 2017 at 4:46 pm
The Seattle Energy Code is one of the more stringent codes in the country, and continues down that path with its 2018 revisions.
20 Largest Building Projects in the Puget Soundby BCornman@MorrisonHershfield.com (Morrison Hershfield) on August 15, 2017 at 7:36 pm
We’re proud local architects and building owners have choosen Morrison Hershfield's Seattle Building Science team to provide engineering solutions on 9 of […]