national WwII museum Parking Garage
The World War II Museum Parking Garage in New Orleans, Louisiana, consists of five levels of parking along with retail and utility spaces on the first floor, with a total area of 172,000 square feet. The elevated structure is framed with precast concrete. MMI designed the structurally supported first floor framing at grade, building foundations, grading, drainage, utilities, pavement, and site layout. The precast columns and shear walls are supported by 100 ton precast prestressed concrete piles grouped together in pile caps, whereas the first floor reinforced concrete slab and beams are supported by single timber piles.