SME Steel completed the steel package of this project with more than 30,000 field hours and a flawless safety record. Adding to the complexity, this project was erected utilizing two cranes over an operational subway tunnel, University campus facilities, and the Metropolitan Transit System. Due to SME Steel's skill and craftsmanship, this project schedule was impressively completed in roughly half the expected time frame.
The Peterson Hall of Science is a specialized research and science facility comprised of six lecture halls, classrooms, research laboratories, office space, storage, animal holding space, vivarium, and a science learning center for k-12 outreach.
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters is a LEED Platinum design comprised of a 14-story concrete structure with four stories of structural steel topping off the building. The unique highlight of this building is the 12-story structural steel wind turbine tower attached to the north side exterior of the structure helping to create the greenest urban building in the United States.
EBay Topaz Data Center in South Jordan, Utah was designed and built with a focus on reducing its environmental impact while being concurrently maintainable as well as fault tolerant. SME Steel began the structural steel erection on the promised date coupled with approximately $1 Million in savings due to the collaborative design.
The Workers Compensation Fund Office Building was awarded the 2010 Bronze Best of Awards Outstanding Office Project by Mountain States Construction magazine. SME Steel Contractors fabricated and erected 1,700 tons of structural steel to create this singular six-story building and incorporated the ability to withstand high seismic activity.
CityCenter comprises a 67-acre community of luxury towers, retail and entertainment space, convention center, gaming facilities and residential buildings. This is one of the largest sustainable developments in the world and earned six U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Gold certifications. Due to SME Steel’s diligence and expertise, this massive project was completed on time.
The City College of San Francisco Joint-Use Facility is comprised of a three-story building featuring classrooms, specialized laboratories, student development facilities, study space, and offices. The structure supports a green roof, central atrium, and skylight system for sustainability and reduced energy needs. This project was completed on budget and ahead of schedule.
California Academy of Sciences utilizes rolled beams supporting the replication of the seven hills of San Francisco which house the living roof structure. Each hill of the steel canopy accommodates one major feature within the building, is entirely framed with structural steel. The complex design and detailing highlight the skill and craftsmanship that define SME Steel.
SME Steel meticulously fabricated AESS rolled tube steel composing the interior tree columns and branches. The cylinder tower pieces were shop assembled and transported via oversized loads in only eight separate panels forming the circle while limiting the number of field weld connections.