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

Warriors in Transition

This $58 million competitively awarded design-build project includes two facilities: a 72,000 SF, 120-person, five-story Warriors in Transition Barracks and a 42,000 SF, four- story Warriors in Transition Complex. A central plant was also included in the scope of work. BASE’s services included structural engineer of record, AT/FP consultant, special inspections and construction quality control…. 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

The Plaza at Coral Gables

This 2.25 million SF mixed-use development is situated on a seven-acre parcel along Ponce de Leon Boulevard in Coral Gables, FL. BASE performed value engineering of the post-tensioned slabs and five sets of unique steel transfer trusses on the third level, spanning approximately 66 feet and 75 feet over a city-mandated easement. By optimizing rebar… 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 Plaza at Waikiki Assisted Living

This eight-story 154-bed assisted living and memory care community consists of six floors totaling approximately 92,721 SF over a two-story parking structure of approximately 23,082 SF. The project site was wedged between two waterways and a primary urban thoroughfare with little area for setdown and staging for construction. After evaluating several structural schemes the team… Read More