Curtain Wall

Waldorf Astoria

2020-05-20T14:40:05-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers (ABBAE) was retained by Gensler to provide building envelope consulting services for the new Beverly Hills Waldorf Astoria Hotel (Waldorf) located on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, California. The Beverly Hills Waldorf Astoria is currently being developed and will be replacing the current Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel. The Waldorf will be

MIRO

2020-05-20T14:37:02-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Steinberg Architects to provide building envelope and curtain wall consulting services for MIRO a high rise residential project, located in San Jose, California. MIRO is a new mixed-use residential project in downtown San Jose. The building is comprised of two 28-story towers with 298 condominiums in

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

Stanford Escondido Village

2020-05-20T13:00:12-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Stanford University to provide building envelope consulting services for the new Escondido Village Graduate Residences, located in Stanford, California. The Escondido Village Graduate Residences consist of four multi-story residential buildings featuring 2,434 beds for Stanford graduate students. The project also includes a two-story pavilion with basement

SAP Center

2020-05-20T12:56:19-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by HP Pavilion for remedial design and construction administration services for the roof replacement project at the HP Pavilion, SAP Center in San Jose, California. Constructed in 1988, HP Pavilion is a concrete structure with a concrete pile foundation system. The existing roof systems is a steel

Millennium Tower

2020-05-20T12:22:42-07:00May 20th, 2020|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Fenton Grant Mayfield Kaneda & Litt, LLP (Fenton Grant) to provide investigation and consulting services for Millennium Tower located in San Francisco, California. The Millennium is a multi-structure mixed use luxury condominium skyscraper. The 419-unit complex contains two buildings, an 11 story mid-rise and a 58

Texas Women’s University Towers

2020-05-20T15:08:27-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Texas Women’s University to provide forensic investigation, water infiltration testing, design development, construction documents, and construction administration for Stark Hall and Guinn Hall located in Denton, Texas. Conley Group faced several challenges with both buildings - Stark Hall and Guinn Hall (21 & 24 stories respectively). Both

Neiman Marcus

2020-05-20T15:14:51-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Neiman Marcus to provide window replacement, design development, construction documents, bid support, and construction administration for Neiman Marcus located in Dallas, Texas. The renowned department store’s flagship location sits on Ervay Street between Main and Commerce in Dallas, Texas. The original 4-story 1914 mansard style Art Deco

UT Southwest Medical Center

2020-05-20T15:15:04-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by University of Texas System to provide building enclosure consulting services, including design review, waterproofing, testing, inspection, and construction administration services for the UT Southwest Medical Center located in Dallas, Texas. UT Southwest Medical Center’s expansion on the North Campus (Phase IV) included construction of a 16-story research

Texas Health Behavior Health Services

2020-05-20T16:53:29-07:00May 14th, 2020|

Conley Group, An ABBAE Company, was retained by Beck Architecture, LLC to provide building enclosure consulting services, including design review, bid phase support, and construction administration for the Texas Health Behavioral Health Services building located in Mansfield, Texas. Phase I of this project included construction document review and technical support services for this new construction,

INB Performing Arts Center & The Spokane Convention Center

2020-05-22T14:01:43-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Integrus Architecture to provide Window Wall Consultation Services for the Spokane Public Facilities District. ABBAE was asked to evaluate the entire window wall system of the INB Performing Arts Center and the Spokane Convention Center and offer options and cost estimates for repairs. The window wall

605 Castro Street

2020-04-17T15:30:23-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Steinberg Architects (Steinberg) to provide waterproofing design assist and peer review services for the mixed-use complex located at 605 Castro Street, in downtown Mountain View, California. 605 Castro Street is four (4) stories above grade with one level of below-grade parking. The building program includes retail

Avalon Hayes Valley

2020-04-20T12:34:32-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by AvalonBay Communities, Inc. (AvalonBay) and Pyatok Architects for waterproofing consulting services for building envelope systems, assemblies and components for a residential project located in San Francisco, California. Hayes Valley consists of 182 apartment units and spans across two buildings sharing the same podium and below-grade parking

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

Celadon at 9th and Broadway

2020-04-20T13:04:38-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by SVA Architects, Inc. (formerly MVE Institutional, Inc.) for building enclosure consulting services for the proposed Celadon at 9th and Broadway, a mixed-use affordable housing project in San Diego, California. The approximately 25,000 SF project site is envisioned to be a mixed-use facility with approximately 250 residential

Avalon 55 Ninth Street

2020-04-20T14:01:27-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by AvalonBay Communities for roofing, green roofing, podium, and below grade waterproofing services for apartments located at 55 Ninth Street, San Francisco, California. Avalon 55 Ninth is a multi-family residential building consisting of 17 residential levels and two mechanical levels, with approximately 175 apartments in this urban-inspired

San Jose International Airport – Terminal Expansion

2020-04-20T14:26:54-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of San Jose to provide third-party building enclosure review and construction period services for a significant new passenger terminal expansion of the Norman J. Mineta International Airport located in San Jose, California. The new $1 billion North Concourse Terminal Building was completed in June

City of Newport Beach – City Hall

2020-05-21T11:15:35-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Bohlin, Cywinski and Jackson Architects (BCJ) to provide building enclosure consulting services for the new City Hall Complex located in Newport Beach, California. The City of Newport Beach retained ABBAE to provide construction monitoring services for the building envelope. ABBAE worked with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ)

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

University of Hawaii – Cancer Research Center of Hawaii

2020-04-20T14:31:11-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Architect of Record, Shimokawa Nakamura, Inc. (SN) to provide peer review services for the new construction of a cancer research center for the University of Hawai’i at Manoa (UH). The Cancer Research Center of Hawaii (CRCH) will be a 140,000 SF building on the campus

UC Davis – Mondavi Center for Performing Arts

2020-04-20T14:29:57-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the University of California Davis (UCD) to provide building enclosure expert consulting services for leaks in the newly-constructed Mondavi Center for Performing Arts located on the UCD campus. The Mondavi Center is a 104,000 SF, steel framed building containing two performance venues with performance, production and

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

San Diego International Airport

2020-04-20T14:41:15-07:00December 9th, 2017|

Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the design-build team, Turner Construction and architect (HNTB) to provide Building Envelope Consulting Services, including Engineer of Record services, on the $907 million Terminal 2 Expansion at the San Diego International Airport. The curtain wall and storefront present a unique structural challenge due to the 40