Washington State University Football Operations Building
“A significant part of our blueprint for creating a competitive and sustainable intercollegiate athletic program centers around facility enhancements and a football operations building is at the top of the list. Our football student-athletes spend six days a year in Martin Stadium but they spend six days a week in the weight room, locker room, training rooms, and coaches' offices.”
-Bill Moos, WSU Athletic Director
Elevating the Status of Cougar Football: Providing engineering solutions to a complex site and project
DCI Engineers provided the structural engineering for WSU’s new Football Operations Building, bringing all WSU collegiate sports programs under one roof. The proposed renovation of Martin Stadium consists of two separate projects; the first being the Southside project which will replace the old press box with a new structure to include club seats, luxury suites, and a club room. The Second project entitled the West End-Zone Project will become the new home of the entire Cougar football program and will include space for the coaches’ offices and well as additional training facilities. Envisioned around the idea of creating recruiting potential, this new facility will strive to elevate the status of the Cougar Football program into a uniquely PAC-12 experience for students, alumnis, and fans.
- The operations building features large cantilevered roof edges.
- Athletic pools hung from elevated floors.
- Basement with special shoring requirements due to existing site constraints and site access.