SEISMIC Project Books – Buildings 81/81AC
(Puget Sound Health Care System – American Lake, WA)
The American Lake Veterans Campus, a division of the VAPSHCS, slowly expanded throughout the century to meet the ongoing needs and primary care for Veterans.This project seismically strengthened and renovated the 97,987 square foot historic Primary Care facility (Building 81/81AC). Project included structural and soft seismic upgrades. Building 81/81AC is located in a high-risk seismic zone and the Building has the capacity to hold a large number of people during a seismic event.
Building 81/81AC, located along the shoreline of American Lake, contains Primary Care programming, including Radiology, Audiology, Mental Health Services, and various administrative spaces. Considered a Critical Facility, Building 81/81AC has a Risk Category of IV.