Four Seasons Hotel & Tower, MiamiMiami, Florida

  • At 800 feet tall and two million sf, it is the tallest building in the United States south of New York City and the fifth tallest residential building in the world
  • Consists of a 65-story tower containing office, hotel and condominium space, and a 500,000 sf podium that accommodates a 1,000-space parking garage
  • The design incorporates core shear walls, post-tensioned slabs and perimeter columns
  • Spans between columns reach 40 feet
  • Services for the building include an extensive wind tunnel study, sophisticated computer lateral analysis, state of the art foundation load test, creep & shrinkage analysis, settlement analysis and post-tension slab design
  • Awards:
    ASCE Florida – Project of the Year 2004
    ASCE Miami Dade Branch – Project of the Year 2004
    ACEC New York – Gold Award, Structural Systems 2004
    CIB Roger H. Corbetta Awards – Award of Merit 2003