|Vertical Load Carrying System
|Concrete fill over metal decks supported by steel beams and columns. Setbacks occur at Levels 3, 4 and 5. Building is separated from adjacent buildings by seismic joints.
|Lateral Force Resisting System
|Steel buckling-restrained braced frames with moment resisting beam-column connections in both directions. Steel braced frames are located at the perimeter and interior.
|Concrete pile caps with 18" diameter auger cast piles (20 - 85 feet long). Pile caps are tied together with concrete grade beams.
|This building was designed in accordance with the 2007 California Building Code, and was instrumented as part of OSHPD/CSMIP agreement to instrument hospitals in California.