Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center,
National Harbor, Oxen Hill, MD

Award-winning hospitality

Overlooking the Potomac River just south of Washington, DC, the Gaylord Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor is a complex containing over 2.5 million square feet of convention and hotel facilities, including a 2,000-room, 20-story post tensioned cast-in-place concrete hotel; a 87,000 square foot glass-roofed, glass-walled atrium framed with steel bowstring roof trusses and catenary framed walls; one million square feet of convention facilities with a 180,000 square foot exhibit space and an 800,000 sf, 2,500-car, five-level precast concrete parking structure.  The Harman Group provided structural engineering services for the entire project.

This project won the Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers, Outstanding Project Award.

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Structural Systems Used

Post-Tensioned Cast-in-Place
Concrete/long span steel framed roofs (convention center and atrium)
Precast Concrete (garage)