Bill and Melinda Gates FoundationSeattle, Washington

  • New headquarters of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • The campus covers a city block and employs 1,200 people
  • The design features two 6-storey V-shaped buildings totaling approximately 900,000 square feet with a private landscaped courtyard symbolizing a continuing effort to reach out to people around the world
  • DeSimone provided 3D structural modeling and detailing for the steel portions of the building in order to generate fabrication shop drawings, material lists, and CNC files for the steel fabricator