The Trump International Hotel & Tower at Waikiki Beach Walk is a 38-story luxury hotel and condominium. This highly desirable address set a world record for sales, selling all 464 units in eight hours for a total of more than $700 million. The location posed several challenges — severe site constraints, building height and envelope… Read More
We discuss taking a multi-hazard approach to progressive collapse mitigation which involves the integration of progressive collapse, seismic and wind load resistance into a single structural system. The primary goal is to provide, where possible, a lateral load resisting system that can perform “double duty,” simultaneously addressing both lateral and progressive collapse requirements.