CTBUH Silver Member

Cary Kopczynski & Company

About

Member Since: 2018

Member Offices: Seattle

For more than 30 years, Cary Kopczynski & Company (CKC) has provided structural engineering excellence for major projects throughout the United States and beyond.

CKC focus on major urban projects include – multifamily residential buildings, office buildings, hotels, retail, parking structures, and more. CKC is based in Seattle with offices in Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

CKC‘s engineering designs have received more than 60 awards of excellence from national trade and professional associations. A testimony to the ability to consistently provide engineering excellence.

CKC’s passion for innovation and new technology, combined with our extensive experience, inspires cutting edge structural designs that lead the industry. CKC designs also reflect a keen understanding of the most efficient construction techniques, which makes them more buildable and cost-effective.

Fields of Expertise

Seismic Design; Structural Engineering

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2018

Member Offices

  • Seattle

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

400 Lincoln Square

139.4 m / 457 ft

2

500 Lincoln Square

139 m / 456 ft

3

Premier on Pine

135.3 m / 444 ft

4

Arrive

134.1 m / 440 ft

5

Kiara

134.1 m / 440 ft

6

Circa Tower 1

123.8 m / 406 ft

7

Circa Tower 2

123.8 m / 406 ft

8

Escala

109.7 m / 360 ft

9

Cosmopolitan

100.6 m / 330 ft

10

The Vermont West Tower

97.1 m / 319 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

05 February 2010

Envisioning the Future: Building Design and Construction in the New Millennium

The design and construction of large urban buildings is changing dramatically. The use of BIM and Integrated Project Delivery is radically changing design offices; the...

Research

01 August 2016

High-Rises, High Seismicity: New Materials and Design Approaches

When construction completes in 2017, the Lincoln Square Expansion (LSE) will add two 135-meter towers to downtown Bellevue, Washington. The nearly 275,000-square-meter development serves as...

Research

03 March 2008

Tall, Gray, and Green: Reinforced Concrete Construction in the Pacific Northwest

This paper presents four case studies of how structural engineers at Cary Kopczynski & Company (CKC) have contributed to green building design in the Pacific...

Statistics

Average Building Age*

9 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential, 11 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete, 12 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

 
 

*Based on 18 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

Gross-to-Net Height

NOTE: Gross-to-Net Height is defined as architectural height minus height of highest occupied floor. Therefore, the Gross-to-Net Height is only calculated for buildings that have both the architectural height and the highest occupied floor height recorded.