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

Stanford Escondido Village


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

Mott Smith Laniloa


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the Mott-Smith Laniloa Association of Apartment Owners (the AOAO) to provide Architectural Engineering services for the Recreation Deck Improvement Project at the Mott-Smith Laniloa Condominium, located in Honolulu, Hawaii. Built in 1976, Mott-Smith Laniloa is 34-story condominium tower consisting of 428 residential units constructed over a

Hale Kehau AOAO


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABB) 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. ABB provided roof investigation for multi-structure condominium buildings, common pool

Avalon Hayes Valley


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABB) 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

Irvine Company – Cherry Orchard Apartments


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABB) was retained by the Law Offices of Miller Morton Caillat and Nevis to perform forensic investigation, remedial design, litigation support and arbitration services for Cherry Orchard Apartment Community located in Sunnyvale, California, owned and operated by the Irvine Company Apartment Communities (TICAC). Cherry Orchard is a resort style

San Pedro Commons


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABB) was retained by MidPen Housing Corporation for building envelope consulting services for San Pedro Commons, affordable residential apartments for seniors located in Colma. ABB provided construction design and administration services including design consultation, the preparation of details, specifications and contracts, bidding assistance, and construction administration. ABB prepared construction

Irvine Company – Crescent Village


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABB) was retained by The Irvine Company Apartment Communities (TICAC) to provide design, bidding and construction phase services on the Crescent Village multi-family apartment village in San Jose. Crescent Park contains 1,800 residential units and space for 3,000 cars. There are six three-story wood-frame buildings over a single story

BRE Pinnacle BellCentre


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

The Fillmore Center


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the building owner to provide investigation, design and construction phase services to a multi-family high-rise building in San Francisco. The Fillmore Center has two 18-story towers and contains more than 1,100 units. Street-level area contains commercial and retail space. ABBAE was retained by the building owner

Hale Pohaku AOAO


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to perform forensic investigation and provide remedial design alternatives for leaks related to a concrete parking structure with a rooftop tennis court in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. ABBAE met with building maintenance staff, reviewed as-built drawings and maintenance reports and performed limited destructive testing on a single level parking

Avalon 55 Ninth Street


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABB) 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

Avalon Dublin Station


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by AvalonBay Communities for building envelope, waterproofing and roofing consulting services for Dublin Station a mix-use project in Dublin, California. Phase two consists of two 5-level residential buildings, which together will include approximately 500 units in loft, studio, and 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms, as well as

United States Courthouse – San Diego


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Hensel Phelps Construction Company (HPC) for waterproofing construction monitoring services for the New United States Courthouse in San Diego. The building is a 16-story, 467,000 GSF steel and concrete framed structure that houses 14 Federal courtrooms and 21 chambers. ABBAE has been retained to document the

Channing House Senior Housing


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


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

2230 Kalakaua


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by MGA Architecture to provide waterproofing peer review services for a new mixed-use building in Honolulu.  2230 Kalakaua is a five-story steel-frame building with glass and granite curtain walls and a garden roof.  The retail/office building is included in the Waikiki Special Design District. ABBAE provided peer

Sunnyvale Town Center


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the property owner to provide expert testimony on construction defects on below-grade waterproofing and leaks. The Sunnyvale Town Center has four levels of below-grade parking and six stories of commercial office space above. The below-grade structure was shotcrete construction and experienced significant failures. The scope of

Marina Harbor


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided design and construction management services for the repair and renovation of the 48 acre Marina Harbor apartment complex. The 846 units are built on a one level concrete podium that serves as parking for tenants and guests.  The common areas between the units consist of 24 1-acre spaces for

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua


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