AvalonBay Communities Dublin Station - Phase II

AvalonBay Communities Dublin Station - Phase II

Functional Beauty: designing a residential development at the footsteps of the BART Transit Station 

DCI Engineers provided the structural engineering design of this 505 unit apartment located in Dublin, California. As a part the AvalonBay Communities Dublin Station Site, Phase 2 is approximately 328,000-sf and contains a parking garage of approximately 133,000-sf. The project has a central courtyard with a parking garage that meets up with residential space on three sides.  This project includes a mix of one, two, and three bedroom units. Dublin Station Phase II is located in the Dublin Transit center and is adjacent to the Dublin BART Transit Station. Amenities include a courtyard and pool as well as a fitness center on the first floor of the building.

Project Highlights:

  • DCI's innovative parking scheme led to the removal of half a floor of parking. 
  • The parking garage will serve approximately 371 cars. 
  • Exterior shear walls are used for the lateral system and as a fire separation to the adjacent apartment units. 
  • The shear walls were also integrated into the street facade to replace costly stucco backup systems and act as vehicle barriers.
Location: 
Dublin, California
Square Feet: 
461,000-SF
Stories: 
5
Primary Material: 
Concrete
Wood
Type: 
Structural
Sector: 
Residential

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