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

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 cafĂ© 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


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

Residences for Innovative Student Entrepreneurs (RISE)

This competitively awarded design-build project at the University of Hawaii at Manoa is situated on a parcel that is the former site of the Atherton YMCA with the purpose to provide an integrated, live, learn, work, innovation center. A portion of the historic Charles Atherton House will remain and house the innovation center, incubator spaces,… Read More

The Plaza at Kaneohe Assisted Living

A 117-unit (145-bed) assisted living and memory care community. This is the first Plaza community to offer skilled care, located on the first floor of the facility. The building consists of four floors totaling 94,302 SF and the structure is Type V-A wood-framed construction. BASE worked closely with the development team to strategically locate structural… Read More

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

Upshore Chapter

This 12-story multi-family residential building located in the Uptown neighborhood on the north side of Chicago is approximately 126,800 GSF and features a mix of retail spaces and resident services on the ground level, residential units on levels 2-11, and residential amenities on level 12, which include a shared indoor space and an outdoor terrace… Read More

Mandarin Oriental Honolulu

This 400-foot mixed-use tower is anchored by a 125-room (127-key) Mandarin Oriental hotel and includes 109 branded residences. Upon arrival at the luxurious ground level porte cochere, hotel guests are escorted to the main hotel elevators where they are whisked to the hotel lobby on the 20th floor. The elevator doors open to reveal a… Read More