Parking Structures

University of Virginia – Arts Grounds Charlottesville, VA

University of Virginia – Arts Grounds

This parking garage is a five supported level two bay ramping parking deck with two full height stair towers and one full height elevator tower. The east stair tower with elevator is separated from the main garage by a precast bridge. The exterior of this garage consists of spandrels which contain both horizontal and vertical reveals with light and heavy sandblast finish. The stair tower wall panels contain cast in thin brick and sandblast finishes. This parking garage consists of approximately 140,000 square foot of supported precast double tees.

Key Structural Components
Interior ramp walls, Interior K-walls
Stair towers are isolated from the main garage with 3" expansion joints
Stair towers are analyzed as separate structures
Design Team

Client: Tindall Corporation
Architect: Steven Kahle Architects
Contractor: Donley's LLC
Structural Engineer: Walker Parking Consultants
Precast Manufacturer: Tindall Corporation
Precast Specialty Engineer: TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc.
New Construction: 140,000 GSF

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