Northwest University Health and Sciences Center

Northwest University Health and Sciences Center

Assisting in Lab Learning: Engineering solutions for laboratory and science classroom facilities

Northwest University’s nursing and science departments found a new home in this 45,000-sf facility, for which DCI Engineers provided structural design services.

Project Highlights

  • Consists of multiple classrooms and offices, as well as designated wet and dry research lab space and computer lab space.
  • Includes a large lecture hall that is frequently used by campus and community organizations.
  • Structural frame consists of one level of post-tensioned concrete slab and a post-tensioned concrete roof.
  • The structure includes several one-story tall reinforced concrete walls at the base of the building to retain soil across the site’s steep slope.
Location: 
Kirkland, Washington
Square Feet: 
45,000-SF
Stories: 
3
Primary Material: 
Concrete
Type: 
Structural
Sector: 
Education
Healthcare & Science

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