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The Offices at Overlook, Kansas City, MO

  • Project Name: The Offices at Overlook
  • Sector: Commercial Office
  • Design Completion Date: 2020  
  • Status: In Design
  • Location: Kansas City, MO 
  • Client: Hufft Architects
  • Construction Cost: $16M
  • Project Description

The Offices at Overlook is Phase I of a bigger project located in Swope Parkway. This three story building has around 63,000 sq.ft of office space with unique architectural design features. The balconies on opposite corners of each floor gives it a special look. The structural system for this building is steel frames with concentrically braced frames as the lateral system. The floor system consists of 5" concrete slab over steel joists and metal deck. Structural challenges in the design include long cantilevers and offset columns on the two corners of the first floor. 

  • Artin's Project Scope
  • Artin is the structural engineer of record for this project and will deliver the full structural package. Artin will also be performing the construction administration for this project.

Ellie Forouzesh, PhD, PMP

As a principal engineer at Artin, Ellie oversees business development and financial projections, securing objectives and funding, as well as maintaining project budgets. Her background and experience in engineering, 12+ years of project management experience, and being certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) allows her to manage and support each project to be delivered to clients on time and within budget. Ellie is a diligent senior project manager engineer offering a proven record of success at leading all stages of a project.

Ardy Sherafati, PhD, PE, SE

As a Principal Engineer at Artin, Ardy is licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in 11 states and licensed Structural Engineer (SE) in California and Nevada. Ardy earned his PhD in structural engineering in 2012. He has 15 years of experience in structural design of new construction, retrofit and rehabilitation projects for different types of buildings. Having hands on experience in industrial, commercial and residential buildings, Ardy has served as the design lead for more than 100 projects across the US (mostly in California)