Blowing Rock Residence

Project Overview

The project shown below involved structural engineering and drawing services for the framing and foundation of a single-family residence located in Blowing Rock, NC.  The residence was constructed on steep sloped site in the mountain area, which required tall foundation walls and a segmental block retaining wall. The architectural design and drawings were provided by Marland Architecture. 


Structural Details

  • Concrete Masonry Unit (CMU) Foundation Walls up to 18-FT tall.
  • 2-Story Garage with Steel-Framed Upper Floor Slab and Lower Slab-on-Grade
  • 18-FT Tall VersaLok Segmental Retaining wall at Garage Corner 
  • Exterior Wood-Burning Fireplace Support by Deck
  • Conventionally Framed Roof with Vaulted Ceilings
  • Conventionally Framed Main and Lower Floor Systems
  • Truss-Framed Garage Roof