Confidential Technology Company, B44-46 Seismic Retrofit, Cupertino, California

Degenkolb designed the seismic upgrade of these steel braced frame buildings. Building 44 is a two-story, 250,000 square-foot, office building with a basement. Building 46 is a two-story, 175,000 square-foot, office building housing an important Executive Briefing Center. Degenkolb developed a unique approach for the upgrade utilizing exterior unbonded braces in a splayed buttress configuration. These buildings were seismically upgraded to improve life safety protection for the building occupants and were constructed without significant impact to the continued operation of the buildings.

Project Stats

Client Confidential,
Square Footage 425,000
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