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Beats by Dr. Dre Culver City, California

  • World's Coolest Offices per
  • Converted two existing 110,000 sf warehouse buildings into creative office space with substantial roof, floor, and wall modifications
Vasquez Rocks Agua Dulce, California

  • LABC Los Angeles Architectural Awards, 2015
  • SEAOSC Excellence in Structural Engineering Award for Sustainable Design, 2013
  • Award of Excellence by the California Park and Recreation Society, 2013
  • AIA/San Fernando Valley Design Award, 2013
  • National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) Educational Excellence Award, 2013
  • LEED Platinum Interpretive Center for the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation
Rusnak Pasadena Pasadena, California

  • SEAOSC Excellence in Structural Engineering Award for Retrofit/Alteration, 2013
  • Truss repairs/strengthening, seismic retrofit, unreinforced masonry wall openings, new special moment frames, a new mezzanine and temporary shoring design within three existing historic buildings
  • The challenges included doubling the span of eight existing trusses, removing two existing trusses at a new mezzanine, and removing interior columns without changing the roof profile or exterior appearance of the buildings
  • Photo credit: Raphael Maglonzo
Burbank Water and Power Burbank, California

  • LABC Los Angeles Architectural Awards, 2015
  • California Architectural Foundation (CAF) Owings Award for Environmental Excellence, 2013
  • Converted an old substation structure into a new trellis
  • Evaluated the existing administration building to support new vegetated rooftop garden systems
  • New steel framed trellis at the roof terrace
  • New steel structure with deepened foundations for a large art wall exhibit
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South Beverly Grill Beverly Hills, California

  • LABC Los Angeles Architectural Awards, 2011
  • AIA Restaurant of the Year Award Winner for South Beverly Grill, 2010
  • Reclaimed wood beams with steel transfer girders and custom steel columns with double flanges at each end for desired aesthetics
  • Seismic retrofit including new wall anchorage, shotcrete, supplemental support of discontinuous shear walls and composite “Fibrwrap” of existing non-ductile concrete columns for improved performance