The Georgia State Student Housing project, also known as 120 Piedmont, is a 26 story high rise in the heart of Downtown Atlanta.
This 467,125 square foot tower will accommodate approximately 685 students and include 8,200 square feet of retail space. There will also be a rooftop deck, resort-style swimming pool, clubhouse, fitness center, on-site library, internet cafe, and Wi-Fi throughout the building.
The structure is post tensioned flat plate concrete slabs supported on concrete columns. There are several columns that transfer out at level 6. Lateral loads are resisted by reinforced concrete shear walls. The foundation system consisted of pile caps with 18″ diameter auger cast piles. There is also an independent structural steel canopy to highlight the main entrance.
Location: Atlanta, GA
Square Footage: 467,125
Number of Floors: 26