Blue Residences

Blue Residences

Blue Residences: Engineering a little slice of heaven

DCI Engineers is providing structural engineering services for the Blue Residences, a luxury resort in Aruba.

Project Highlights

  • The project consists of three, eight-story residential buildings.
  • Includes the innovative use of Thinflor slabs supported by load bearing light-gauge steel walls with supplementary tube steel columns.
  • One of the first uses of light-gauge steel in Aruba. Utilizing light-gauge steel over traditional concrete/masonry resulted in schedule time savings.
Location: 
Aruba
Square Feet: 
216,000-SF
Stories: 
8
Primary Material: 
Steel
Type: 
Structural
Sector: 
Residential

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