New Century Plaza – Mat Pour

It took 14 hours and 1,001 ready mix trucks to pour the 9,509 cubic yards of concrete for the first of our two towers at Century Plaza last weekend. Kudos to Largo Concrete, Pacific Steel Group, and Webcor Builders for a job well done!

Immanuel Senior Housing Redevelopment

Our structural design on the Immanuel Place Senior Housing in Long Beach wins the PCBC Gold Nugget Merit Award for best renovated, restored, or adaptive re-use residential. We celebrate with Dreyfuss Construction, Thomas Safran & Associates and KFA.  

Godfrey Hotel

Steel going up for the 7-story, 200-key Godfrey Hotel in Hollywood. It’s always a pleasure working with Steinberg Hart. https://urbanize.la/post/steel-frame-rises-hollywoods-godfrey-hotel#notification   Image courtesy of Hunter Kerhart Architectural Photography

Paintball – flashbackfriday

One of our Englekirk teams decided to gear up for a day of paintballing a few weeks ago. The cuts and bruises were worth the lesson in strategy and communication. It was a great team building activity!    

Robert F Kennedy Community Schools – Throwback Thursday

It’s been 8 years since the doors of Robert F Kennedy Community Schools opened on the historic Ambassador Hotel site. We collaborated with Gonzalez Goodale Architects and Hensel Phelps to realize the 433,839-square-foot, 4,234-seat, K-12 Community Schools development.

Los Angeles Tall Buildings Structural Design Council

Kudos to three of our engineers for presenting the design of our Century Plaza Hotel project at last week’s Los Angeles Tall Buildings Structural Design Council 2018 Conference.  Our team described the seismic retrofit of the historic Century Plaza Hotel and performance based design (PBD) of the twin towers. Way to go team!    

Cinco De Mayo Potluck & Ping Pong Championship

Our LA office celebrated Cinco De Mayo a few days early this year with our annual potluck yesterday! There was plenty of food to make for a great fiesta and an exciting Ping Pong Championship for entertainment!