Concrete

New Stanford Hospital

2020-05-20T14:19:59-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers (ABBAE) was retained by Rafael Vinoly Architects (RVA) to provide building enclosure design consultation for the NSH and subsequently retained by Stanford Hospital and Clinics to provide continuous construction observation services for waterproofing and roofing assemblies for the new Stanford Hospital at Stanford University in Palo Alto. In our role as

Canada B23

2020-05-20T14:10:33-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by San Mateo County Community College to provide building envelope commissioning services to the Math, Science and Technology Building located in Redwood City, California. The San Mateo Community College District’s Cañada College Math and Science Building (B23N) project consist of a new math and science instructional facility.

University of Hawaii – West O’ahu Campus

2020-05-22T14:01:36-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the John Hara & Associates ( John Hara) and AC Kobayashi to provide Building Envelope Consulting Services to six (6) buildings on the University of Hawaii (UH) - West O’ahu Campus. The newly constructed two story UH Buildings, which host over 1,500 students a day were

Hale Kehau AOAO

2020-04-17T15:43:32-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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 pool facilities,

Kapi´olani Medical Center at Pali Momi

2020-04-20T12:33:00-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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 four-story concrete

Villa Vicente Apartments – Parking Garage Repairs

2020-04-20T14:02:50-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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 water intrusion

BRE Pinnacle BellCentre

2020-04-20T14:04:48-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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 2000, BellCentre

Town Square Shopping Center

2018-01-11T11:06:20-08:00December 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

2017-12-13T06:33:10-08:00December 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

U.S. Embassy Compound – Helsinki, Finland

2017-12-19T06:46:16-08:00December 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

Channing House Senior Housing

2020-04-20T14:31:16-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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 management services.

San Jose State University – Duncan Hall

2020-04-20T14:32:48-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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 department. The

Ohlone College

2020-04-20T14:32:04-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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 gauge metal

Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort

2020-04-20T14:33:07-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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 reviewed the

Westin Ka’anapali Ocean Resort

2020-04-20T14:33:00-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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 buildings. ABBAE

JW Marriott – Ihilani Resort and Spa

2020-04-20T14:34:47-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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. The hotel

Beau Rivage Hotel

2020-04-20T14:34:51-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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 get the

Bellagio Hotel

2020-04-20T14:34:55-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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 included built-up

Pioneer Plaza

2020-04-20T14:38:55-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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 of the

Ocean View Center

2020-04-20T14:39:18-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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 repairs by

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

2020-04-20T14:39:49-07:00December 9th, 2017|

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 project and