190,000 square feet of new construction
Inner open atrium from ground level to the roof skylight
60 ft. tall columns
Opening in Spring 2013
Designed by Behnisch Architekten of Stuttgart, Germany in partnership with Baltimore’s Ayers/Saint/Gross, Inc.
LEED Silver Certification supported by Schuster’s use of job site waste recycling, certified lumber, 98% combined recycled materials for rebar, and local materials with recycled content including concrete sourced within 20 miles of the project (from Schuster Concrete plants) and composed of regional materials.
1,100 tons of rebar
181 zone radiant heat and cooling system poured inside the concrete slabs and decks for a total of 281,000′ of 5/8″ PEX tubing equating to 53 miles!
3D BIM model using Tekla Structures
Radiant heat and cooling in the slabs
Exposed sand blasted site walls
Different slab edge on each floor
Most of the concrete was poured at night to avoid delivery delays and traffic congestion
Single largest pour in company history of more than 2,100 cubic yards for the mat slab utilizing two concrete pumps and two concrete plants over a 12-hour period of time.
Scaffolding towers exceeding 160 ft. tall in the central atrium