Seattle Asian Art Museum: Moisture Monitoring

October 9, 2012

INDUSTRY: Commercial




SMT provided a turn-key monitoring system to investigate the building moisture and pressure conditions, both before and after extensive renovations were complete. The results were used to confirm the modelling software and make sure that all the design target conditions were met.


Included Sensors:

  • Sandstone Moisture Levels in exterior walls (Embedded Moisture Sensor)

  • Concrete Moisture Level in exterior walls

  • Douglas Fir Moisture Levels

  • Differential Wall Pressure

  • Glazing Temperature

  • Condensation Detection

  • Relative Humidity and Temperature

  • Weather Station

  • Radiation Sensors

Design and Construction in cooperation with:

RDH Building Engineering
Sellen Contracting


Cover photo source: Paul Christian Gordon Photography

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