|November 19th, 2007, 04:44 PM||#1|
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Looking for tall building in Seattle
Hi guys. I checked with the moderator, and he said it would be alright if I posted this here. He also mentioned that you guys may not be able to help me out. If you can, great. If not, but you can think of other places I should go searching please let me know.
I've had a good time browsing the pages and forum over the last few days. I get to see a lot of skyscappers with my work, and usually get to be "up close and personal" with roof tops and facades. Alright, on to the post.
Looking for a building in Seattle
My name is Jonathan Graham, and I’m the Chief Technical Officer for Over the Edge. We help organizations raise funds by coordinating rappels from tall buildings.
Rappelling (definition) - Sliding down a rope in a controlled fashion. Used to descent from heights.
Over the Edge works with organizations to find an appropriate building for a rappel. It also provides the logistical and technical expertise for a safe event, insures the rappelling portion of the event, and is responsible for safety, training, rigging, and operating within the parameters of OSHA, state labor, and IRATA (industrial rope access trade association) codes. Our staff are certified rope access workers who adhere to our company’s industrial based safety standards. More about Over the Edge can be found at our website www.overtheedgeusa.com .
Over the Edge has been contracted by a non-profit organization, the Technology Access Foundation (TAF), to organize a rappel in downtown Seattle. TAF prepares underserved children of color for higher education and professional success. In addition to publicity, media exposure, and increased community profile, TAF can expect to generate a net revenue of in excess of $75 000 through this event. More information about TAF can be found at their website www.techaccess.org. The event organizer is Kelly Hilst, kellyh@NOSPAMtechaccess.org, 206.725.9095 x32
In some instances, convincing building owners to host this event can be difficult; in other instances, owners jump on board as major sponsors. We’re thus looking for people who are in some way associated with high-rise buildings in the Seattle area. We want access to building decision-makers. Simply put, we want access to high-rise buildings.
We are looking for a building in the downtown Seattle that meets the following criteria:
- Taller is better. 25 to 35 stories are best; taller is possible but takes too long to descend.
- Glass, cladding, or concrete façade.
- A façade that is in the public view.
- A safe landing area on a sidewalk, patio, or courtyard.
-Historic, architecturally interesting, or landmark buildings
If you are interested in helping Over the Edge secure a high-rise building in downtown Seattle, or know someone who may be, please contact me. I can send you additional information about Over the Edge, the Technology Access Foundation, or about building rappelling in general. I can also send insurance certificates, staff certifications, and testimonials from other building owners who have participated.
Chief Technical Officer
529 830 5772
|November 22nd, 2007, 12:55 AM||#2|
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