Concrete

Hale Kehau AOAO

By |2018-01-12T12:58:31+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="100"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide forensic investigation and remedial design alternatives for leaks related to condominium roofs and a concrete parking structure, which served as a roof top tennis court at a residential apartment complex located in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. ABBAE provided roof investigation for multi-structure condominium buildings, common

Ono Vista Apartments

By |2018-01-12T13:09:44+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="104"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) performed an investigation for stucco and concrete spall repairs, elastomeric coatings, elevated walkway waterproofing, and pool deck repairs for the Ono Vista Apartments in Mokuleia on O´ahu. The Ono Vista Apartments are two five-story apartment buildings. The structures are concrete and concrete masonry units (CMU), which were

Kapi´olani Medical Center at Pali Momi

By |2018-01-11T10:30:49+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="24"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide investigation, remedial design and construction services for building repair. The Kapi’olani Medical Center at Pali Momi was completed in 1989 to serve West Oahu. The two-tower complex contains a 116-bed hospital facility with an adjacent medical office building (MOB). The hospital is a

South City Lights HOA

By |2018-02-06T11:42:19+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="192"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide exterior investigation and limited water testing for a large apartment complex in South San Francisco, California. South City Lights is a four story residential community built over a podium slab with two levels of garage below. A total of six buildings were constructed

BRE Pinnacle BellCentre

By |2018-01-12T15:13:55+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="152"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by BRE Properties to provide building failure investigation services for the Pinnacle BellCentre in Bellevue, Washington. Pinnacle BellCentre is a 248-unit complex with four-stories of wood-frame building over a concrete podium and below-grade parking garage. The ground floor includes commercial and retail space. Completed in

Villa Vicente Apartments – Parking Garage Repairs

By |2018-01-12T14:38:51+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="141"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the property management group to assess the condition of the garage and to provide construction documents, bid phase services, construction administration and construction monitoring for the rehabilitation of the garage. The garage is a two-level concrete structure with pre-cast T-beams. It was suffering from

Town Square Shopping Center

By |2018-01-11T11:06:20+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="35"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc (ABBAE) performed a wide variety of architectural-engineering consulting services for the new construction of Town Square. Town Square is a commercial and retail complex consisting of 17 buildings including a parking structure, over 850,000 SF and a large parking structure. ABBAE provided waterproofing consulting and peer review services

Carlmont High School – Performing Arts Center

By |2017-12-13T06:33:10+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) to provide curtain wall and waterproofing consulting services for a new Theatre Building at Carlmont High School. The new theatre building is a 22,000 SF performing arts center with a 500-seat theatre, a black box theatre, supporting space, classrooms

Ralph’s Supermarket – La Jolla, California

By |2018-01-11T11:03:42+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="33"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide leak investigation services for a two-story retail center anchored by a Ralph’s Supermarket. The center was experiencing water leaking coming up through the concrete floors. The shopping center was constructed on a hillside with Ralph’s being on the top floor and above the

U.S. Embassy Compound – Helsinki, Finland

By |2017-12-19T06:46:16+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners to provide building envelope consulting services for the U.S Embassy Compound renovation and Chancery addition in Helsinki, Finland. The Department of States New Embassy Compound sits on three acres of land and consists of five buildings. ABBAE provided design consultation

Los Angeles Law Library

By |2018-01-12T11:31:42+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="92"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Los Angeles County Law Library to provide investigation and assessment services of the library and top levels of an adjacent parking garage. The Law Library campus includes the original building, a six-story concrete structure completed in 1953 which contains administrative services and six

Channing House Senior Housing

By |2018-01-12T15:52:07+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="166"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) performed concrete spall repair and roof replacement evaluation, design, and construction management services for this 11-story senior housing building. ABBAE was retained to provide an evaluation of roof, underlying insulation, extensive leaking, balcony decks, plaza deck waterproofing, concrete walls and patios. We also provided design and construction

San Jose State University – Duncan Hall

By |2018-01-11T12:19:27+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="54"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by San Jose State University (SJSU) to conduct an investigation regarding the below grade leaks at the Carl D. Duncan Hall of Science (Duncan Hall). Duncan Hall is a seven story concrete building with partial basement and houses laboratories, classrooms and offices for the science

Ohlone College

By |2018-01-11T12:24:38+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="56"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) teamed with tBP Architecture to provide building envelope consulting services for 8 buildings on the Ohlone College Campus located in Fremont, California. These buildings were constructed in 1976 and are one, two and three stories, clad in cement plaster (stucco) over concrete walls, or stucco over light

Aston at Kaanapali Shores

By |2018-01-12T10:32:48+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="66"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide professional services to the Aston at Kaanapali Shores in Lahaina. The Aston at Kaanapali Shores was built in the 1970’s and contains two nine-story concrete and steel buildings as well as a two-level parking garage. ABBAE’s initial scope included investigation of the existing

JW Marriott – Ihilani Resort and Spa

By |2018-01-12T10:39:49+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="70"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide a comprehensive report on the building envelope condition of an 18-story hotel tower, spa and parking garage. The 387-room JW Marriott Ihilani was built in 1994. The main hotel is an 18-story concrete tower with 17 stories above grade and one level below.

Beau Rivage Hotel

By |2018-01-12T11:23:00+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="89"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide damage assessment, design services and construction details to repair a hurricane-damaged resort in Mississippi. The Beau Rivage Hotel in Biloxi, Mississippi suffered major roof damage during Hurricane Katrina in 2005. We responded quickly to the needs of our client in an effort to

Bellagio Hotel

By |2018-01-12T10:43:37+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="72"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) performed full-time and part-time roof monitoring and construction administration for multiple types of roof and flashing installations at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The project included a 20-story hotel addition, low-rise addition and a mechanical services building at the existing resort. Roof types

Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort

By |2018-01-12T10:22:58+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="62"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Starwood Vacation Ownership (SVO) for leak investigation and reporting services for the Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort. ABBAE provided an investigation of the conditions causing the leaks on the interstitial space, below grade leaks, and the failure of the tiles on the exterior walls. ABBAE

Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort

By |2018-01-12T11:00:51+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="79"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was selected by WCIT Architects of Honolulu to provide architectural and engineering consulting services for a Starwood Vacation Resorts project. The Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort is located on the island of Maui. The resort has four main buildings with over 400 residential units and some smaller recreation

Ocean View Center

By |2018-01-11T09:58:08+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="19"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the building owner to provide forensic investigation and remedial repair solutions for water leaks related to the exterior of an eight story commercial office building. The building was experiencing water intrusion in multiple units on nearly all floors of the concrete mid-rise. Previous remedial

Pioneer Plaza

By |2018-01-11T09:37:53+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="13"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to perform an evaluation of exterior building envelope components for the Pioneer Plaza office tower in Honolulu, Hawaii. The assessment included preparing a budget forecast and design options for repairs. Built in 1977, Pioneer Plaza is a 21-story commercial office building that was experiencing spalling

South Bayside Waste Management Authority

By |2018-01-11T10:20:14+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="22"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc.(ABBAE) performed an evaluation and testing of spalled concrete and exposed reinforced steel for the South Bayside Waste Management Authority Facility. The building is a 48,000 square foot recycling center, which was in need of roof repairs. ABBAE made repair recommendations and budget estimates as well as provided construction

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

By |2018-01-12T11:32:21+00:00December 9th, 2017|

[sliderpro id="93"] Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided waterproofing design and details, construction administration and construction monitoring for the development and construction of 107 new one- and two-bedroom luxury residences and the new 14,000 square foot spa. ABBAE worked with both the Architect and the Owner to design waterproofing details and specifications for this