Fashion Valley Mall Renovation in San Diego, Calif. Courtesy Owen McGoldrick Photography.
Since opening in 1969, Fashion Valley Mall has undergone several expansions and changes. Thornton Tomasetti provided structural design services for the 2012 upgrade that added a new curved roof soffit, ceiling with skylights, and glass railing at the food court. Natural stone pavers replaced outdated ceramic tile finishes at all upper- and lower-level walkways. Existing trellises were converted to fabric-covered shade structures and energy-efficient light columns were added. At the Nordstrom court, a new light well was added through the second floor.
The mall remained fully operational during construction.
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