Beats by Dr. Dre Headquarters

Culver City, California




  • Collaborated with Bestor Architecture, LMA, AMA Engineers, and HBC to transform two warehouse buildings into an award winning headquarters for Beats by Dr. Dre.
  • Tenant improvement for Beats by Dre
  • New 5-story, 560 space parking structure




  • Provided structural engineering and construction administration services for core and shell and tenant improvement work in office buildings




  • Created large diaphragm openings, numerous wall openings, and new sawtooth roofs with clerestory windows at 8550 Higuera
  • Seismic retrofit with steel rods, wall anchors and cross ties to meet current code requirements
  • Worked closely with the project soils engineer to re-use existing conventional foundations where possible at the existing building columns
  • Collaborated with the team to accommodate a variety of spaces including: executive, sales, marketing, finance, and administration departments, as well as a state of the art acoustical testing lab
  • Large decks for indoor/outdoor environment
  • Designed and built both office buildings in less than one year
  • Regarded as one of the World’s Coolest Offices by inc.om
  • Photos by Jasper Sanidad