Seeking the assistance of a Structural Engineer to complete structural design and permit drawings for a residential remodel and basement conversion in Seattle. PE preferred. Experience with Seattle Residential Code or other Earthquake-prone areas preferred.
>1120sqf existing house constructed in 1918
>Existing poured concrete wall, exhibiting some settlement
>The original basement was 2/3 basement, 1/3 crawlspace. The crawlspace has been dug out but the existing foundation retained. We will demolish this 1/3 of the foundation and start again.
>House will be lifted 14"
>Some modification to main (external opening less than 5', internal wall modifications, some may be load bearing)
>Assess soil requirements. Design new foundation for original crawlspace foundation (which will be demolished and replaced).
>Assess existing foundation & stem wall. We would like to retain this foundation and tie-in the new foundation if possible. Detail any repair / remediation or replacement required
>Provide calculations for the replacement of the center beam, particularly the proposed 19’ span.
>Provide necessary framing plans and details to support permit application and construction.
>Anything else I have inadvertently missed that will be required to obtain city approval of the Structural drawings.
>Attachment "A1" shows a markup of the existing condition highlighting the changes to the foundation wall in clouds
>Attachment “Option B” – shows the proposed floorplans. Everything in color is new wall.
>Fixed price preferred - to include any permit revisions required by the city.
>US applicants only
>I can provide photos, videos and answer any questions you may have.
>If Geotech is required, you will assist in preparing details to engage a suitable consultant.
>Our architect is working in AutoCAD.
>Architectural schematic design is complete. Permit level architectural drawings are expected within the week.
>We would like to engage our structural engineer immediately. Near-term availability will be beneficial.
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