Archive for January 2018

Industrial Facilities

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Building 264 Power Supply Pasadena CA One-story metal deck with concrete fill, masonry shear wall structure.   Jet Propulsion Laboratory Building 149 Roof Extension Pasadena CA One-story metal deck, steel framed structure addition.

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Litigation Support

  Case 02025 – Defense Las Vegas NV Evaluate the design and construction of post-tensioned concrete slabs for their continued adequacy.   Case 97006 – Plaintiff Wallace ID Review the failure of multiple steel-framed industrial structures in a mining complex for cause and course of action. There were several complete and partial roof failures resulting…

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Office Buildings

  Diversified Compounders Inc. City of Commerce CA Two-story plywood shear wall steel framed building.   PS Business Parks Santa Ana CA Multiple concrete and plywood shear wall modifications of a two-story concrete tilt up structure.

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Commercial Facilities

  Flappy Jacks Centre Glendora CA Norman R Nicholls AIA Design of a one-story, 10,000 square foot commercial building. The structural analysis of the plywood diaphragm indicated it would be a rigid diaphragm in the longitudinal direction, but as a flexible diaphragm in the transverse direction. Due to property line limitations and functional requirements, a…

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Public Works

Library Plaza Glendora CA Demolition and resurfacing. Structural evaluation of a 1970’s vintage, 20,000 square foot, reinforced concrete slab, beam, column and masonry shear wall structure.   Brea Fire Station Brea CA Structural design of domed ceiling with metal joist framing supported on wood stud walls.   Chino Police Department Chino CA $850,000 capital improvement…

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Floor Elevation Surveys

Hawthorne Avenue Chino Hills CA Property owners were frustrated that they were repeatedly patching and repairing cracks in the walls and on the tile floor of their residence. We performed multiple manometer surveys of the floor over a period of time. This allowed us to measure and quantify the locations where there was active settlement.…

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Schools

  Pasadena Community College Pasadena CA Skills Center. Two two-story steel framed buildings, one one-story concrete shear wall building.     Rolling Ridge Elementary School Chino Hills CA Series of one-story wood framed structures compose this educational institution.   Country Springs Elementary School Chino CA Series of one-story wood framed structures compose this educational institution.

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LEED® Registered Buildings

American Hi-Definition Conversion Van Nuys CA Clear Ski Properties LLC Addition of 600 Evergreen 190 solar modules on the structure’s roof gave this array a capacity of 95 kW. Close coordination with Energy Efficiency Solar resulted in the placement of an array that covered more than 50% of the existing room footprint without any structural…

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Multi-Family Housing

 Silvercrest Residence San Diego CA Flewelling & Moody 10-story housing complex employs reinforced concrete flat plates to minimize inter-story height. Foundation consists of belled caissons in order to distribute the relatively large loads over a small footprint into the soil.   TLC New Visions Reseda CA 8,000 square foot HUD-funded residential structure with the unique…

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