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

The Hawaiian Dredging Building

Originally constructed in 1929, the three-story Beaux Arts-style building was home to The Honolulu Advertiser, a daily newspaper published until 2010. The building is listed on both the National and State Registers of Historic Places and underwent several additions and renovations in the decades since. As part of the renovation, new stair cores were designed… 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

Oakmont Point

Renovation of an existing 280,000 SF office building in Westmont, IL, into two separate modern office buildings with a combined area of approximately 180,000 SF. The new buildings consist of office space, indoor and outdoor amenity areas, support areas, and covered parking for approximately 80 vehicles. As the existing floors are post-tensioned, careful coordination was… 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

Eleven40

This 26-story, 320,000 SF mixed-use development includes student housing and retail space. BASE performed a comparative analysis and value engineering study of the typical parking and residential floors and proposed several ways to simplify the post-tensioning (PT), including reducing the number of full length tendons and providing additional dead-end tendons only where required by analysis. … Read More

Waikiki Shopping Plaza Expansion

This three-story, 30,000 SF building is an addition to the existing Waikiki Shopping Plaza intended as a major improvement to Waikiki’s central retail strip. The first level are retail shops and the second and third levels, as well as a 3,344 SF roof lanai, feature restaurants. BASE’s experience in retail projects facilitated a steel framing… Read More

727 West Madison

45-story, 746,600 SF mixed-use tower in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago. The tower sits atop a 7-story podium with retail space on the ground level, 5-stories of elevated parking, and building amenities on the 7th floor. BASE analyzed and proposed cost saving measures for vertical and horizontal framing and performed an in-depth review of… Read More

Wave One

Wave One is a 600-foot tall, 41-story structure with one and one-half basement floors dedicated to parking, 15 floors of podium structure, and 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 8th floor, and floors 9 to 15… Read More

Willis Tower Repositioning

BASE performed value engineering of 209,000 SF of new structural steel floor construction of a five-story podium structure wrapping around the existing Willis Tower. The new space includes tenant amenities and more than 300,000 SF of new retail, dining, and entertainment space. Our scope included review of alternate floor framing to maximize repetition of members,… Read More