Developer/OwnerWave City Tower Pvt., Ltd.
ContractorLeighton India Contractors Pvt. Ltd.
Wave One and Wave Virtue are two new mixed-use projects in Noida, India.
Wave One is a 44-story structure starting with three basement floors, 15 floors of podium structure, topped with two towers joined together at the top eight floors. The podium levels consist of split floors for retail, movie theaters, and parking up to the eighth floor, and floors nine to 15 are solely for parking. The ground floor consists of retail space with entry lobbies. Wave One is currently under construction.
Wave Virtue has a total of 52 floors starting with three basement floors and 10 floors of podium structure, topped with a 49-story office/residential/hotel tower and a 21-story office tower. Podium levels one to four consist of retail space and parking will be on levels five to nine.
The Science and Design of Engineering
BASE brought to the team a strong understanding of both Indian and international design codes. This knowledge was combined with a design process integrated with the contractor and both local and international consultants to work towards a structural system that met the project requirements while being economical to build in the context of construction practices available in India.
In addition to engineering expertise, the structural services on the approximately 4.85 million SF. Wave One and Wave Virtue mixed-use projects included assistance in material quantity takeoffs. BASE combined information from BIM analysis and drawing models into simplified spreadsheets to assist the contractor in tracking construction costs. These models were also used for coordination purposes and as a base for renderings used in façade studies.