Stearns incorporated castellated SmartBeam into CNF Transportation’s new corporate office, which was the first application of this product in the City of Portland. This proved to be the most economical structural system – its openings are utilized to return air for the raised-floor mechanical system.
Client: Gerding/Edlen Development Co.
Location: Portland, Oregon
Contractor: Hoffman Construction Co.
Architect: GBD Architects
Engineer-of-Record: KPFF Consulting Engineers
Size: 252,000 square feet
Number of Levels: 5
System Type: SmartBeam, Structural Steel
Completion Date: 1999