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Florida International University - Lakeview Housing & Support Services Miami, Florida

Florida International University - Lakeview Housing & Support Services

TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc. provided structural engineering design, construction administration and threshold inspection services for the University's new $33 million undergraduate student housing development located in Miami. The project is comprised of two, six-story buildings, designed to house 825 residents and supporting spaces. The project also includes 12,880 square feet of study/social/recreational use, 2,640 square feet for a reception/lobby area, office and mailroom, and 3,680 square feet for laundry and storage space. The support service area includes space for 20 studio units for staff assistants, and also includes five staff apartments and office/support space for housing services.

Key Structural Components
Floor system is post-tensioned concrete slab
Concrete shearwalls
Two post-tension transfer beams
Shallow spread footing foundation system
In-fill concrete masonry unit exterior walls
 
Design Team
Architect: Harper Aiken Donahue & Partners, Inc.
Contractor: Turner Construction Company
Structural Engineers: TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc.
New Construction: 236,000 GSF
Construction Cost: $33 million
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