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Exterior photo of Urban Storage and Worklofts from the northeast
Exterior photo of Urban Storage and Worklofts along the I-5 corridor
Photo of the vertical circulation core for Urban Storage and Worklofts
Construction photo looking North during steel erection
Exterior photo of the Urban Storage and Worklofts building

Urban Storage and Worklofts

Seattle, Washington

Paul Brienen is the Engineer of Record for this ten-story work loft and storage facility with two levels of parking.  Urban Storage and Worklofts is located adjacent to Interstate 5 and the old Rainier Brewery.

The lateral system is a concrete core wall system, utilizing an innovative coupling beam reinforcing system, developed and patented by Paul Brienen specifically for minimizing coupling beam depth in high-rise construction. 


The vertical system is steel-framed with concrete floors.  A full-floor steel-framed cantilevered truss supports the northeast corner of the building where site conditions inhibited a more conventional column layout.


3100 LP


Jackson Main Architecture


Inter-City Contractors, Inc.


Square Footage:  170,000 sq. ft.

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