Airway Heights Recreational Center

Airway Heights Recreational Center

Structure with a Structure: Customizing features for a pre-engineered metal building

The two-story Airway Heights Recreation Center is a pre-engineered metal building (PEMB) with a customized mezzanine level. The facility features basketball courts, a weight room, cardio equipment area, a swimming pool, community rooms, and a banquet hall.

For this design-build project, DCI coordinated overall structural engineering formalities; reviewed shop drawings and specified structural details; and designed a standalone building within the PEMB shell to create the mezzanine feature.

Project Highlight

  • The engineers designed a seismic joint between the slab edge of the second floor and the walls of the PEMB. The mezzanine level has its own lateral system of CMU shear walls.
Location: 
Airway Heights, Washington
Square Feet: 
45,000-SF
Stories: 
2
Primary Material: 
Concrete
Steel
Unreinforced Masonry
Type: 
Structural
Sector: 
Sports & Recreation

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