Irvine Spectrum Courtyard by Marriott Hotel

Irvine Spectrum Courtyard by Marriott Hotel

"Working on the Courtyard Marriott Irvine Spectrum project has been a great experience. It is refreshing to work on a project that has so much community support. The final product is sure to be iconic in one of the most popular shopping districts in Southern California and a great addition to the DCI Irvine portfolio."

Manuel Nuno, Civil Engineer, Irvine, CA


Embracing the Rich History of the Irvine Ranch: Engineering a new hotel using recycled woods and high-tech finishes

DCI provided the structural and civil engineering design of this eight-story, 131,667-sf hotel located in Irvine, California.  This new Courtyard hotel is being constructed of cast-in-place, post-tensioned concrete slabs spanning to CIP concrete columns, with a porte-cochere structure constructed of steel frames. This 210-room design includes a large lap pool, spa area, fire pits, and putting green. Additional amenities include a 1,500-sf. fitness center, lounge area and bar, guest laundry and convenience market. The hotel also offers 8,500-sf. of meeting space, including a 5,000-sf. ballroom, a 3,000-sf. events lawn and a board room for private gatherings.

Project Highlights:

  • Design of 20,000-sf bio-retention basin to meet strict water quality objectives while integrating seamlessly with existing offsite landscaping.
  • Lateral design of conference center was dragged into the concrete tower to remove costly seismic joint.
  • 15-ft. parapets designed for wind load and 5-ft. overhang at building face.
Irvine, California
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