Metropolitan Tower

Olivian Tower
April 28, 2017
Meridian Tower
April 28, 2017
Location: Seattle, Washington

This project involved construction of a new 32-story, 270,000-square-foot luxury cast-in-place steel frame apartment building featuring seven levels of above-grade parking, five elevators, and 366 units of condominiums spanning over 24 floors. The principal structure utilizes a post-tensioned concrete slab construction with cast-in-place ductile moment resisting space frames, and incorporates a precast concrete and glass curtain wall exterior skin. The estimated construction cost is $51.9 million.

ORA was engaged to provide complete structural inspections and materials testing services for this project over the duration of approximately one and a half years. Testing and inspection services performed by ORA include:
  • Concrete batch plant inspection
  • Curtain wall assembly
  • Curtain wall fabrication and erection (stone and glass)
  • Epoxy grouting
  • Expansion anchor bolt installation
  • Grout strength (soil nails)
  • Light gauge steel framing
  • Parapet braces
  • Post-Tensioned concrete
  • Prefabricated steel stair erection
  • Reinforced masonry
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Shoring system welding
  • Shotcrete
  • Steel decking
  • Structural steel embedded items in concrete
  • Structural steel fabrication and erection