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Georgia Power Childcare Facility Atlanta, Georgia

Georgia Power Childcare Facility

TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc. provided structural engineering design, structural steel detailing, and construction administration services on the L-shaped two-story childcare facility located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. When open the center will be able to accommodate 150 children of Georgia Power and Southern Company employees. The center is being designed and constructed to meet environmentally "green" standards and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification.

Key Structural Components
Conventional reinforced concrete spread footing foundation system.
Elevated floors are composed of concrete on metal deck supported by a composite structural steel floor system.
Roof structure consists of pre-engineered metal roof trusses supported by steel beams and columns.
The buildings lateral resisting systems is a combination of steel braced frames, steel moment frames, and concrete basement shear walls.
Early Release Steel Detailing also provided by JC/TRC allowed production of structural steel shop drawings to overlap with design of construction documents and substantially reduced the traditional design build construction schedule.
 
Design Team
Architect: Heery International, Inc. and Bradfield Richards Rhodes & Associates Architects, Inc.
Contractor: R.J. Griffin Construction Company
Structural Engineers: TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc.
New Construction: 25,000 GSF
Construction Cost: $8.9 Million
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