Erect fourteen stories . . . with no structural steel or cast-in-place.
University of Maryland—Saratoga Street Parking, Retail, and Office Structure adds 14 stories of 100% precast mixed-used space to Baltimore’s skyline. With exciting exterior finishes and special interior touches, this project proved beautiful to the bottom line as well as to the eye. Tindall's team of engineers works to deliver quality and long-term value.
Owner: University of Maryland—Baltimore
Architect: HSMM—Washington, D.C.
Contractor: Coakley Williams Construction
Location: Baltimore, MD
- Long and heavy precast components erected during treacherous conditions (high winds and record winter weather).
- Erected on constricted site, wedged between existing buildings and a main thoroughfare
- Finished structure totaled 415,000 sq. ft. rising 170 ft high
- Architectural concrete, in-laid brick, reveals and sandblasting convert exterior structural members into pleasing façade.
- Upscale ground-level lobby/retail spaces
- Three levels of office space with attention to required vibration and deflection criteria
- Approximately 800 spaces in 11 levels of parking
- Total precast solution
- Interior precast components including double tee floors, beams, columns, shafts, and stairs
- Exterior, architecturally-finished structural components include spandrels, columns, and walls