Elsie Fire Station Seismic Evaluation

Elsie Fire Station Seismic Evaluation

The fire station chief hired us to provide a seismic evaluation of the existing 1970’s two story concrete masonry public firehouse structure. As part of the seismic rehabilitation grant program run by the State of Oregon, all public buildings are required to meet...
Tualatin Tank

Tualatin Tank

This 1 Million gallon welded steel municipal water reservoir had the compound design challenges of the highest Risk Category (Category IV), and a site specific seismic spectral acceleration much higher than what is typical for the region. The design employed an anchor...
Industrial Structures

Industrial Structures

Industrial manufacturing companies frequently remodel machinery and facilities to improve efficiency. Cascade Engineering provides design services for facilities upgrades to several Portland area companies. The pipe support structure pictured had to be installed above...
Remodel / Custom Home

Remodel / Custom Home

                The owner of this home wanted to enlarge several bed rooms while adding curb appeal. During the design process it was discovered that the existing house lacked adequate shear walls under the rooms to be remodeled. An enlarged living room and bathroom,...
JOIN Seismic Upgrade

JOIN Seismic Upgrade

JOIN is an organization that reintegrates the homeless into home ownership. The organization owns a 2 story concrete building constructed in 1958. The building required a seismic upgrade as part of a remodeling project. Cascade Engineering provided a preliminary...