Boise Spectrum

Our role for this project was to re-design the structural system for each retail building using steel framing members instead of the heavy timber construction elements that were specified in the original contract documents. The purpose of this framing revision was to try and reduce the cost of the structural framing system without altering the architectural appearance of the buildings. This was accomplished with the use of steel girders, joists and columns for the vertical load resisting system in conjunction with moment and braced frames for the lateral load resisting system.