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County Office Building #3

Redwood City, CA
  • Bldg system

    Mass Timber

  • No. Of Stories


  • Sq. footage



Western Wood Structures is providing a complete Mass Timber turn-key solution, Design Assist, Materials, Hardware, Fabrication, and Installation.  Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP is the Architect and Engineer,  Truebeck Construction is providing preconstruction and construction services.  MEYERS+ is providing mechanical, electrical, plumbing & fire protection services, energy modeling and commissioning services.Site is located across from the Hall of Justice.

COB3 is an approximately 180,000 square foot building with five above-grade levels and a partial basement.
The building structure is cross-laminated timber (CLT) floor structure with supporting Glulam Beams (GLB) and 4 Steel buckling restrained braced frames (BRB) stairwell cores for seismic performance.  The design meets County green building standards including zero net energy and LEED Gold. Completion is slated for late 2023.

This building will improve public experience by offering a one-stop-shop for County services, and providing a vibrant campus with a strong civic identity and representing a sustainable design and 


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  • Building Type:

    Business (Office)

  • Material Types:

    Mass Timber, Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT)

Companies Involved:
2023 Call for WDA Nominations