University of Hawaii Frear Hall Dormitory

This competitively awarded design-build, 197,000 SF, 810-bed dormitory is located on the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus and includes two student lounges and features suite-style accommodations with a maximum of four students per suite in single and double rooms with shared compartmented baths. Functional spaces include a social lounge, fitness center, game room, vending… Read More

Kapolei Mixed-Use Development

This mixed-use residential and retail project includes two 13-story towers and retail buildings. One tower features 154 affordable senior rental units, the other has 143 affordable units for families, and the ground level of both buildings include retail space. The retail buildings are four one-story structures with 21,698 SF of space and is constructed with… Read More

Keauhou Place

BASE worked closely with the development team and design-assist contractor to help create Keauhou Place, a 920,280 GSF project including a 43-story residential tower of approximately 441,700 SF situated atop seven levels of parking with townhomes on two sides of the parking podium. The different uses included in Keauhou Place led to providing three distinct… Read More

Nohona Hale

This affordable residential project includes 111 “microunit” apartments of about 300 SF each. 12 residential floors are built over a two-story podium that encompasses a residential recreation area, management offices, and a ground-floor community and commercial space. Located between three existing buildings on a tight trapezoidal-shaped site required the typical floor plan to be trapezoidal… Read More

Hawaii State Hospital – New Patient Facility

This competitively awarded design-build, 144-bed (approx. 170,000 GSF) secured psychiatric facility includes patient care units, rehabilitation mall, building support, office spaces, and a standalone central utility plant. The structure is a hybrid precast and cast-in-place superstructure that required a fully-collaborative (BIM enhanced) effort with the design team, contractor, precaster, and MEP subcontractors throughout the entire… Read More

Okkodo High School

This 69,000 SF expansion of Okkodo High School included new classrooms, laboratories, dining area, work and administrative rooms, a standalone culinary arts building, and a 1,500 SF field house. Construction for this design-assist project consisted of cast-in-place (CIP) concrete load-bearing walls supporting precast, prestressed double tees with CIP topping. In the dining area precast, prestressed… Read More

Halekauwila Place

This affordable residential development includes a 19-story tower and a standalone five-story parking structure, wrapped by retail on one side and two-level townhomes on the other. The tower uses concrete tunnel-form construction for the typical apartment floors that is reconfigured at the ground floor to provide more open retail and community meeting spaces along the… Read More

Country Club Village Six

The project site was the last phase of a six-building project that stalled at completion of foundations. While most would consider working on a site with existing foundations in place a challenge, the project team saw it as an opportunity to incorporate the existing foundations into the new design to reduce costs. The team also… Read More

Gallery on Wells

Gallery on Wells is a 39-story mixed-use tower with a new amenity deck atop an adjacent existing eight-story office building. The floor-to-floor heights of the development resulted in the landscape deck on the adjacent office building to be only five feet above the existing roof, leaving a shallow interstitial space to support conventional formwork for… Read More

Guam Regional Medical City

This 260,000 SF, 130-bed state-of-the-art hospital includes 15 dedicated emergency beds, 15 intensive care rooms, eight surgery rooms, a birthing center and a neonatal care unit. It is five stories tall with a partial basement at one end. BASE investigated various systems for the primary structural framing including cast-in-place concrete, structural steel and precast concrete…. Read More