Pacific Park Brooklyn

  • The Pacific Park Brooklyn Land Use and Civic Improvement Project is a major mixed-use development in the Atlantic Terminal area of Brooklyn
  • 26-story building contains 354,000 sf and includes residential and a K–8 public school
  • Superstructure consists of cast-in-place concrete that bears on a combination of spread footings and mat foundations
  • Long span steel trusses and plate girders span over the gymnasiums
  • Project includes a redevelopment of the site into an urban mixed-use waterfront district encompassing approximately 9 million square feel
  • The C Block encompasses 832,000 sf and includes the rental residential, amenity, retail, and parking areas
  • The residential program includes a total of 453 units, distributed between two residential program types: urban professional rental and high-end rental
  • The parking component can accommodate 780 vehicles distributed over six levels including one below-grade
  • Project is located in the Liberty Harbor North redevelopment in Jersey City, New Jersey
  • The second phase of the development consists of a second 530,000 sf, 45-story residential tower on the northeast corner of the site, and an expansion of the six-story podium connected to the phase one podium
  • Podium contains additional parking, residential units on the perimeter, landscaped rooftop amenity space, ground level retail, new lobby, and back of house spaces
  • Also included in the design is a 33,000 sf landscaped pool deck over the garage
  • Project is a mixed-use development that includes a 53-story, 1 million sf residential tower, and an adjacent, but separate, two-story school measuring 36,850 sf
  • Tower has a seven-story podium consisting of retail space, parking, a loading dock, and a large outdoor pool and amenity roof deck
  • Residential tower above extends up to the 53rd floor with additional mechanical bulkheads
  • New two-story school structure is separated from the residential tower by an expansion joint
  • Mixed-use development project located at Northern Blvd and Steinway Street
  • Comprised of ground level commercial and parking/mechanical space with five floors of residential development above
  • Outdoor amenity spaces above the podium roof
  • First full-service casino in Massachusetts
  • Includes a 252-key hotel, a 125,000-square-foot casino, resort-style amenities, an array of restaurants and dining options, retail, 34,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, and parking accommodations for 3,400 vehicles
  • Required the relocation of a 150-year old church, the renovation of two historic buildings, new structures, and building conversions
  • The project is located on an assemblage of land recognized by the National Register of Historic Places that was flattened by a tornado in 2013

Awards

  • ACEC/MA Engineering Excellence Awards – Gold Award
  • BD+C Reconstruction Awards – Platinum
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) New England Regional Awards – Best Hospitality Project
  • Preservation Massachusetts – Paul & Niki Tsongas Award

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  • A transformative 25-story development in the cultural center of New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • 450,000 square foot facility includes a 344-vehicle parking garage, two performance stages, back of house and rehearsal areas, office space, and residential area
  • A residential tower rises above the cultural spaces and includes 207 units
  • Represents one of the largest public-private partnerships in the history of New Jersey

Awards

  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) – Honors Award
  • New Jersey Concrete and Aggregate Association (NJCAA) – Merit Award, High Rise
  • Located at 100 South Biscayne Boulevard in Miami
  • 92-story mixed-use tower with an approximate height of 1040 feet
  • 14-story podium contains 100,000sf of retail area, a multi-level garage designed to accommodate 2,000 vehicles, a 200-key hotel and ballroom, and an amenities deck
  • 20 stories of office space followed by 56 stories of residential area rise from the podium levels below
  • Above the podium level, the tower rotates a total 60 degrees yielding varying floor plates on each subsequent level
  • One cellar level will house about 500 cars, a loading dock, and associated back-of-house spaces
  • Expansion includes a 36-story guitar shaped hotel tower, 158,000sf convention center-meeting rooms, 633,000sf of retail area, a nightclub, five new restaurants, office space, an Indonesian-style pool facility, and a curved, 8-story hotel tower
  • Features the world’s first guitar-shaped hotel building

Awards

  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) Engineering Excellence Awards – Platinum Award, Special Projects
  • Architizer A+ Awards – Jury Winner, Cultural Project
  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) – Award of Merit – Out of Area
  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) – Honors Award
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) Southeast Regional Best Projects – Best Specialty Construction
  • 12-story, 150-foot-tall, commercial mixed-use building located in Chelsea, Manhattan
  • Property features landscaped terraces, an occupiable rooftop, wrap-around exterior stairs, and exposed concrete columns
  • Exterior is also clad with ribbon windows and fluted terra cotta spandrels
  • Existing 5-story parking garage was partially demolished and incorporated into the new building

Awards

  • American Council of Engineering Companies New York (ACEC NY) Engineering Excellence Awards – Platinum Award, Structural Systems
  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Awards – Award of Merit
  • Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) – Award of Merit
  • 62-story, Luxury Residential Tower located in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen Neighborhood
  • Tower stands 720-feet-tall and only 75-feet-wide for an aspect ratio of 9.5:1
  • Comprises approximately 540,000 square feet with 426 residential units, 40,000 square feet of resort-class amenities, grade-level retail, and below-grade parking
  • Building’s façade artfully incorporates shifting floor plates and outdoor balconies to accomplish an undulating, cubic form
  • Building structure is comprised of cast-in-place concrete for the main elevated museum slab, load-bearing precast concrete walls that double as the façade and lateral system, and a steel-framed faceted roof slab

Awards

  • American Architecture Prize – Architectural Design Award, Tall Building Category
  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) – Award of Merit
  • Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) – Best Tall Building, 200-299 Meters, Award of Excellence
  • Engineering News Record (ENR) New York Regional Best Projects – Award of Merit, Residential
  • Mixed-use project includes retail, housing, and serviced apartments
  • A 1,300-foot-long, steel canopy has an irregular sculptural shape, with a typical span of approximately 246 feet
  • Framed in steel, the canopy is clad in ETFE with photo-voltaic solar collectors
  • Consists of two 460-foot towers atop a podium comprised of retail and parking areas
  • Towers contain a mixture of retail, office, serviced apartment, and amenity areas
  • Total area is approximately 1,625,000sf
  • Building serves as a landmark in the city of Hangzhou
  • Plaza includes three high-rise buildings and five low-rise structures
  • Two buildings are identical 44-story, 667-foot-tall office towers with three below-grade basement levels
  • Each floor of the office towers contains approximately 26,000sf
  • Each office tower comprises a total of approximately 1,227,000sf of building area
  • Third tower is a 31-story, 326-foot-tall residence and hotel containing approximately 452,000sf building area
  • Low-rise structures include a shopping mall, a parking garage, a club house, and two retail buildings
  • Located in the heart of Pudong District, Shanghai’s commercial center
  • Project includes 3,229,000sf above-grade area, and 1,722,000sf below-grade area
  • Total construction area is approximately 4,951,000sf
  • Project includes commercial space, office buildings, and a transportation hub adjacent to Metro Line 2 and 9
  • Includes the redesign and construction of a new mixed-use development
  • Consists of 2 22-story residential towers, 6 levels of podium parking area, and a ground floor commercial level
  • Total estimated built-up area is approximately 592,000sf
  • A new 63-story mixed-use tower with 2 basement levels
  • Development includes both a high-rise tower and an 11-story parking building
  • Structural design consists of PT flat slab, supported by concrete shear walls and concrete/steel composite columns
  • Total built-up area is approximately 1.86 million square feet

Awards

  • Structural Engineers Association of New York (SEAONY) Excellence Awards – Finalist
  • A new 10-story mixed-use building comprised of retail and residential areas
  • Consists of cast-in-place concrete slabs and shear walls
  • Cobiax void formers reduce self-weight and enable long spans up to 30 feet
  • Located on the corner of 1st Avenue and East 46th Street in Manhattan’s Turtle Bay neighborhood
  • New 32-story center consists of the Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey, associated departments, and residential lodging units
  • Foundation system comprised of a reinforced concrete mat under shear walls and spread footings under columns and foundation walls
  • Overall footprint of the site contains cellar and sub-cellar parking levels of below grade structure
  • A 1.8 million sf project in downtown Brooklyn designed and constructed in 2 phases
  • Contains retail, office, and residential space
  • Phase 1, located on the south-end of the site adjacent to the subway tunnel under Fulton Street, creates a 4-story, 50,000sf retail center
  • Phase 2 adds an additional 660,000sf of retail and office space, a 30-story, 225,000sf residential tower that contains affordable housing, and a 42-story, 335,000sf residential tower that contains market-rate housing

Awards

  • Urban Land Institute (ULI) Awards – Finalist, Excellence in Mixed Use Development
  • Located on a 14-acre brownfield site in downtown Flushing, Queens
  • A 3,300,000 sf mixed-use complex including 1,200 residential apartments, and more than 900,000 sf of retail and parking
  • Combines a full-block, three level retail base with residential units located above
  • The six 11-story condominium towers sit 70 feet above street level and are situated around the perimeter of an elevated park
  • The residential buildings feature a mix of apartments
  • Podium levels are framed using structural steel, while the towers above are concrete clad in glass panel wall
  • Awards:
    New York Construction – Top Project for 2008
  • Located on an entire city block in Flushing, New York
  • A 1.98 million sf mixed-use project
  • Consists of residential condominiums, retail space, offices, an YMCA, an open plaza area, and parking