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

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

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

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

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

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

TRITVAM Towers

Situated on the coast of the Arabian Sea and adjacent to the Mangalvanam Bird Sanctuary, TRITVAM is a luxury residential development in India. The project consists of three- and four-bedroom units spread across five towers and a signature Iconic Tower, all 23 stories in height, with a total area for the entire development of approximately… Read More