Shannon Plaza Shopping Center, USA
Project Management and Construction Supervision for Shannon Plaza Shopping Center, Seattle, USA (6 Storey Building)
SWWDA has taken the mandate for the development of Shannon Plaza Shopping Centre in Seattle. It is located on the Northwest Side of Seattle and is on the I-5 expressway heading to Vancouver from Seattle. The mall is a six storied high building and has retail facilities, restaurants, pharmacy, banks, bowling alley, fitness Centre etc. Total Built-up Area is 41,806 Sq. M. Consultant was engaged by SWWDA to provide architectural, structural, civil, mechanical, HVAC and Electrical Design services for the project and also for providing complete construction supervision of the plaza.
The shopping plaza is located near the Seattle Fault zone in the Puget sound area. The zone is made up of multiple shallow east-west thrust faults that cross the Puget Sound Lowland and through Seattle. The highest earthquake recorded in the Puget Sound area was magnitude 7 on the Richter scale The design of the plaza was done keeping in view the Earth Quake prone zone of Puget Sound. The foundations of the plaza were designed to accommodate the seismic loads produced during an Earthquake of Intensity 7 on the Richter Scale.