Benaroya Hall

Seattle, WA
  • Grand Award, Structural Systems - Engineering Excellence Awards, American Council of Engineering Companies
  • Honor Award, Arch. - Institute Honor Awards for Arch., Interior Arch., and Regional and Urban Design, American Institute of Architects
  • Grand Award, Overall - Excellence in Concrete Construction Awards, Washington Aggregates and Concrete Association
  • Co-Winner, Henry H. Edwards Industry Advancement Award, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

Six-story, 17,000-m² (183,000-ft²) design/build world-class performance facility housing a 2,500-seat concert hall, a 600-seat recital hall, and performance areas. Situated on a tight urban site, straddling a train tunnel and transit station, the design/build project involved civil site design for a full city block with four street frontages, a complex shoring system, and a Garden of Remembrance. The main hall was created as a large concrete box cradled within a second box, supported and cushioned by a unique damping system for acoustic and seismic isolation.

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