Koula

This 40-story mixed-use development features 865,000 SF of built area including a residential tower, common and amenity spaces, retail space, mechanical and support space, and six stories of above-grade parking. The tower is highlighted by undulating architectural columns at its exterior facade, evoke red sugar cane reeds that were formerly grown on plantations nearby. The… Read More

Avenir

Located in the River West neighborhood of Chicago, directly adjacent to an active transit subway line, this 24-story mixed-use building is approximately 201,350 GSF and includes resident amenities and two retail spaces on the ground floor, parking on Levels 1 through 4, an amenity deck and residential units on Level 5, and the remaining levels… Read More

Aeo

This 40-story mixed-use residential and retail project of approximately 1.2 million SF is part of The Howard Hughes Corporation’s 60-acre Ward Village master-planned community in urban Honolulu. The project includes a 33-story residential tower atop a seven-story parking and retail podium. The retail component, anchored by a 60,000+ SF Whole Foods Market, is on levels… Read More

Boler HQ

Preliminary design of an eight-story, approx. 188,100 SF corporate headquarters building for The Boler Company in Schaumburg, IL. The first four floors are used for parking with approximately 252 parking stalls. The first office floor starts at Level 5 and also consists of an outdoor terrace area. Levels 6, 7 and 8 are also offices… Read More

LINEA

LINEA is a 35-story, 366,834 SF tower at 215 W Lake Street directly adjacent to an active transit line within the Loop of downtown Chicago. BASE performed value engineering of the post-tensioned slabs and vertical elements.  Typical parking and residential levels were studied in detail using 3D finite element analysis to optimize the layout of… Read More

The Westin Nanea Ocean Villas

Located in Lahaina on Maui’s Ka’anapali coast, this resort project was originally conceived in 2006 and site and infrastructure and foundation work began in 2008. Vertical construction was postponed soon after foundation construction began due to the Great Recession, however the project was revived in 2014 with a similar layout. The hotel building consists of… Read More

Schofield Barracks UEPH

BASE was the structural engineer of record and AT/FP consultant on this 74,500 SF, competitively awarded design-build project that called for 96 identical living units to house 192 soldiers in one six-story building constructed using cast-in-place concrete tunnel-forms. Progressive collapse avoidance was performed in accordance with UFC 4-023-03 and the design included integration of the… Read More

The Queen’s Medical Center West Campus – New Parking Structure

Design-build of an open parking structure located on the current campus of Queens Medical Center West. The freestanding, eight-story, 180,000 GSF garage includes approximately 518 parking stalls. The structural system is cast-in-place concrete using a long-span post-tensioned garage beam system supported on isolated spread and mat foundations. BASE worked with the design-build contractor to create… Read More

The Ritz-Carlton Residences Waikiki Beach

Constructed in two phases, this 900,000 SF project consists of two complementary 38-story luxury residential towers atop an eight-story podium that includes parking topped with several swimming pools, a café and sky lobby. The project was encumbered by height limits, easements, a large wastewater pump station, and truck maneuvering areas under the building. These demanding… Read More

Consolidated Car Rental (ConRAC) Facility, Kahului Airport

BASE was originally engaged to only provide a value engineering evaluation of the structural design for the contractor, but based on realized cost savings of several million dollars the State of Hawaii allowed BASE to take over as the structural engineer of record. This project is a four-level, 1.85 million SF facility that consolidates more… Read More