Brickell Flatiron

Brickell Flatiron is a mixed-use high-rise development located in the Brickell section of downtown Miami. The development consists of a 64-story (700-foot-tall) tower and a total gross area of 1.65-million SF. Langan provided geotechnical engineering services including subsurface exploration, hydrological study, geotechnical engineering study and foundation design, oversight during installation and load testing of pile foundations, and construction administration. Project challenges included very high-gravity, uplift, and lateral building loads; a relatively large tower footprint with minimal setbacks on a small site; compressible ground conditions; construction adjacent to the elevated guideway structure for the automated Metromover system; and limited construction area in a dense urban setting.