Owner: U.C. Berkeley
Architect/Engineer: EHDD / Tipping Mar
Construction Value: $25 million
Project Size: 12 dormitory towers
Seismic retrofit of student dormitory towers which included new interior footings, new interior steel columns, exterior concrete column strengthening, thickening of existing shear walls and exterior staircase strengthening. Exterior column and stair strengthening required extensive scanning and coring for undercut and epoxy anchors. The exterior strengthening work was done when the dorms were occupied. Working with A2 Project Solutions, mack5 provided site monitoring services, including cost control, for this “Cost-Plus” project.
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