One Market Street, Cooling Tower – San Francisco, CA

project description
The project involved the replacement of the original cooling towers located on the roof of the Spear Tower, a 43-story office building at One Market. The structural engineering scope included a condition assessment of the existing steel platform, platform repair and seismic strengthening (including the design of horizontal bracing), seismic anchorage of cooling towers, design of raised walkways and stairs surrounding the towers, and piping support and bracing design. All designs were developed in accordance with the California Building Code and carefully coordinated with the mechanical contractor’s equipment and piping layouts.
property owner
Paramount Group
completion date
June 2008