Champagne Towers


  • Champagne Towers, Santa Monica, CA:  Seismic study and structural rehabilitation and renovation of 16-story, 1970 concrete frame building severely damaged in the 1994 Northridge Earthquake.

  • East County Regional Center, El Cajon, CA:  Structural engineering for the seismic evaluation of the 1980 vintage,10-story, steel framed administration building, using non-linear pushover analysis techniques to evaluate the ductility demands on the pre-Northridge welded steel frames;  structural design for jail conversion remodel project for the upper four floors of the facility. 

  • Pioneer Warehouse, San Diego, CA:  Seismic study and structural rehabilitation of 6-story, 120,000 s.f. concrete structure in the Gaslamp Historic District of San Diego. 

  • Headquarters Building, MCB Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA:  Structural engineering for seismic evaluation and preliminary retrofit design of two & one-half story non-ductile concrete frame building with precast concrete cladding walls; 40,000 s.f. structure, built in 1998 was evaluated using FEMA 178 and 1994 UBC; retrofit designed to resist 1994 UBC seismic demands. 

  • BEQ 775, 864 and BOQ 572, Naval Air Station North Island, Coronado, CA:  Seismic investigation, evaluation, retrofit and architectural renovation of a 3-story non-ductile concrete frame structure, a four-story concrete masonry structure and eight single-story wood framed structures; evaluation and retrofit in accordance with Federal standards to provide substantial life safety. 

  • McClintock Plaza, San Diego, CA:  Seismic Study and structural rehabilitation of 1929 6-story, 60,000 s.f. concrete structure plus addition of 6-story parking structure. 

  • FEMA Case Study, Pomerene Hall, Presidio of Monterey:  Structural engineering services for FEMA 273 Case Study of 3-story 50,000 s.f. non-ductile concrete frame building constructed in 1955.  The structure was comparatively evaluated in accordance with 1994 UBC, FEMA 310 and FEMA 273.  Shear wall retrofits were designed in accordance with each 1994 UBC and FEMA 273 guidelines. 

  • Probable Maximum Loss (PML) Studies:  PML studies of various buildings for defined scenario earthquakes in Southern California. 

  • William Penn Hotel, San Diego, CA:  Seismic retrofit and refurbishment of 1912 6-story structure.