North Park Theatre, San Diego, CA:
Structural engineering and prime
consultant services for the seismic investigation, evaluation and retrofit
design for a concrete and steel theatre facility combined with a two-story
unreinforced masonry mixed use commercial facility, constructed in 1928.
NTC Arts and Culture Center, San Diego,
CA: Seismic and structural engineering for the investigation, evaluation and
preliminary retrofit design for 26 building Historic District and San
Diegoís Naval Training Center. Project involves rehabilitation of the
1920ís vintage building complex of concrete frame and hollow clay tile
infill buildings, unreinforced masonry, timber and concrete buildings for
adaptive reuse as a public Arts and
Hotel, Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego, CA:
Structural engineering for the evaluation,
planning, seismic retrofit, and structural rehabilitation for a major
renovation of a six-story unreinforced masonry, steel and timber structure.
Retrofit utilized a combination of steel moment frames, braced frames and
shotcrete shear walls to brace a soft first story structure and to upgrade
the upper five-story hotel facility.
Hotel Stockton, Stockton, CA:
Structural engineering for $18 million
rehabilitation and seismic retrofit of landmark 6-story concrete framed
hotel structure on the Stockton riverfront. Seismic analysis entailed
extensive investigation and testing and employed FEMA 356 non-linear static
analysis procedures with site specific response spectra. Retrofit utilized
discretely placed concrete shear piers designed to supplement the existing
structural capacity and mitigate the soft first story while preserving the
historical layout and fabric and maintaining the continuous open
House of Hospitality, Balboa Park, San Diego,
CA: Structural and civil
engineering of $14 million historic reconstruction of a 77,000 s.f.
three-story, mixed public use facility in Balboa Park. Project utilized a
modern steel and concrete structure to replicate a 1914 vintage wood-framed
Spanish Colonial style landmark building and to re-house and support over
2,000 restored elements of the original historic fabric while providing
restaurant and kitchen spaces, auditorium space, meeting rooms, rehearsal
rooms and offices.
Balboa Theatre, San Diego, CA:
Seismic study and preliminary retrofit design of Historic theatre facility
in downtown San Diego using COLA Division 95 approach; new retrofit design
of 5-story non-ductile concrete frame structure with hollow clay tile infill
afforded 60% cost savings over 1984 retrofit with nearly complete
preservation of historic fabric.