University of Hawaii – Watanabe and Gilmore Hall ReRoof


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the University of Hawai’i (UH) to provide investigation and remedial design services for two roof replacements on the main campus. ABBAE was retained by UH to perform investigative services for two buildings; Watanabe Hall and Gilmore Hall. Watanabe Hall contains the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

University of Hawaii – Kapi’olani Community College


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the University of Hawai’i at Manoa (UH) to provide investigation and replacement solutions for the existing roof systems on two campus buildings at Kapiolani Community College. ABBAE provided investigation, remedial design and construction phase services for the Koki’o and Kopiko Buildings, totaling approximately 9,000 SF of

University of Chicago Medical Center


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Rafael Vinoly Architects to provide waterproofing and roofing design and construction administration services for the University of Chicago for their new Hospital Pavilion in Chicago. The new hospital pavilion is an innovative patient care facility which will combine services currently located at multiple facilities within the

City of Covina – Joslyn Senior Center


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained to provide building envelope review and roofing systems evaluation for the Joslyn Senior Center in Covina, California. The Joslyn Center is a single-story wood-frame building with slab-on-grade concrete foundation. Exterior cladding is primarily cement plaster with wood siding and trim. Roof systems include a low-slope and steep-sloped

City of Livermore – Municipal Buildings


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the City of Livermore to perform facility condition assessments, design, construction documents and construction administration for several municipal buildings that provide special City services. The City needed complete and thorough review of the building envelope, structural, mechanical and electrical systems, roofing and exterior wall and window

UC Davis – Mondavi Center for Performing Arts


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

UC Davis – Segundo Dining Commons


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the university to provide a building condition assessment of a partially constructed campus building. The University of California, Davis asked ABBAE to provide an assessment of The Segundo Dining Commons, a steel-frame building with pre-cast concrete and structural steel framework exteriors. Construction was halted when the

UC Santa Cruz – Science and Engineering Library


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the University of California, Santa Cruz to conduct an extensive forensic investigation and evaluation to remedy significant roof leaks that were threatening a collection of rare and special books. The investigation included interviews with the maintenance staff to determine the location of leaks and map out

UC San Diego – Student Services Center


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the University of California San Diego (UCSD) to provide leak investigation services at the newly-constructed Student Services Center on the main campus. Completed and open for the fall of 2007, the five-story steel-frame building is over 100,000 SF and houses multiple departments including Financial Aid, Admissions

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.

Wilshire Hotel


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the building owner to provide building enclosure consulting services for the adoptive re-use building that is located at 6317 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. The project included a conversion of an existing 66,044 SF 6-story office building into a hotel. The building has a basement

Ala Moana Shopping Center


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained for structural and engineering services, construction monitoring and testing services for the reroofing of various buildings located in the Ala Moana Shopping Center. Ala Moana Center is one of Hawaii’s premier shopping destinations with more than 290 shops and restaurants on the property. The property also has

Beau Rivage Hotel


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


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

Vdara Residential Towers


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by MGM Resorts International to provide roof and waterproofing monitoring for Vdara Residential Tower in Las Vegas, Nevada. Vdara is an all-suite boutique retreat situated between ARIA Resort & Casino and Bellagio on Las Vegas Strip. The project began construction in 2007 and opened its doors in

Royal Kahana AOAO


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the AOAO to provide design and construction administration services on a condominium resort in Maui. ABBAE was retained by the AOAO to provide investigation, assessment and remedial design services for the condominium resort in Maui. The 12-story Royal Kahana is on Maui’s west shore and was

Palms at Waikiki


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided consulting services for the conversion of a 15-story residential condominium to a hotel in Waikiki. ABBAE performed investigation of the building envelope, building interiors and chilled water line insulation to determine the extent and location of the water intrusion. Mold was discovered in wall cavities and termites were

The Getty Center


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by the J. Paul Getty Trust (The Getty Center) to provide consulting services for leak remediation to their complex. The Getty Center is a cultural complex dedicated to visual arts and humanities. The expansion opened in 1997 and consists of six interconnected buildings, terraces, courtyards and gardens.

Oracle Headquarters


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Oracle to provide investigation, design and various construction phase services. ABBAE has provided building enclosure consulting services to Oracle Corporation in Redwood Shores, California for more than 7 years. The Oracle Parkway buildings are mid-rise steel framed office towers. They are clad in an aluminum and



Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) provided design consulting and construction services for roof replacement at a vehicle manufacturing plant, the New United Motors Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI) plant in Fremont. NUMMI was a joint operation between General Motors and Toyota. The affected roof area is approximately 100,000 SF and composed of a corrugated steel metal

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

San Diego International Airport


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

Hermes Flagship Retail Store


Allana Buick & Bers, Inc. (ABBAE) was retained by Montes Laudano Architects (MLA) for building envelope consulting services and engineering design of a solar energy system for the Hermès Flagship Retail Store. This project entailed renovation of an existing 4-story building of approximately 23,000 SF.  The renovation included structural changes to the building as well

St. Regis


Allana Buick & Bers (ABBAE) was retained by Starwood Resort and Hotels to provide leak investigation and reporting services of the mechanical and waterproofing related systems of the St. Regis Museum Residential Tower. St. Regis Museum Tower is a high rise building located in the South of Market district of San Francisco, California. The main