Brewery Block One, in the historic district of Portland, Oregon, carries a 100-year old concrete façade, within which Stearns erected the steel frame.
Inside the high-end grocery retail section, SmartBeams were painted and left exposed for their aesthetic appeal.
The 250-pound live-loads and 50-foot spans on the upper telco floors were an extremely cost effective use of SmartBeam framing.
Client: Gerding/Edlen Development Co.
Location: Portland, Oregon
Contractor: R&H Construction Co.
Architect: GBD Architects
Engineer-of-Record: KPFF Consulting Engineers
Size: 150,000 square feet
Number of Levels: 3
System Type: SmartBeam, Structural Steel
Completion Date: 2000