CTBUH Silver Member

Cary Kopczynski & Company

About

Member Since: 2018

Member Offices: Seattle

Website: http://www.ckcps.com/

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

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

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...

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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...

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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...

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Seattle House North Tower

Seattle

142 m

465 ft

1

Seattle House South Tower

Seattle

142 m

465 ft

3

400 Lincoln Square

Bellevue

139 m

457 ft

4

500 Lincoln Square

Bellevue

139 m

456 ft

5

Premier on Pine

Seattle

135 m

444 ft

6

Arrive

Seattle

134 m

440 ft

7

Kiara

Seattle

134 m

440 ft

8

Circa Tower 1

Los Angeles

124 m

406 ft

8

Circa Tower 2

Los Angeles

124 m

406 ft

10

Escala

Seattle

110 m

360 ft

11

Cosmopolitan

Seattle

101 m

330 ft

12

The Vermont West Tower

Los Angeles

97 m

319 ft

13

901 Harrison Street

Seattle

81 m

265 ft

14

Centennial Tower and Court

Seattle

80 m

262 ft

15

One Pacific Tower

Seattle

79 m

259 ft

16

The Martin

Seattle

78 m

255 ft

17

The Vermont East Tower

Los Angeles

75 m

247 ft

18

Enso at 2201 Westlake

Seattle

63 m

208 ft

Statistics

Average Building Age*

9 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (73%), 11 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (86%), 12 Buildings

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

Total: 15 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 14 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 15 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.

 

05 February 2010 | Mumbai

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...

05 March 2008 | Dubai

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

Martin Maingot, Cary Kopczynski & Company, presented four case studies of how structural engineers at his firm have contributed to green building design in the...

01 August 2016

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

Cary Kopczynski & Mark Whiteley, Cary Kopczynski & Company (CKC)

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...

03 March 2008

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

Martin Maingot, Cary Kopczynski & Company, Inc.

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

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Cary Kopczynski & Company

CTBUH Seattle Tours Kiara

31 May 2018

The CTBUH Seattle Chapter recently toured Kiara, previously known as 970 Denny Way, a mixed-use, high-rise development in Seattle.