To our dear clients and partners:
We hope you are staying healthy and safe, and finding creative ways to adapt to the many challenges associated with the global Coronavirus pandemic.
The health, safety, and well being of our employees, clients, partners, and broader community are our top priority. All employees will be working remotely to adhere to the Bay Area Shelter-in-Place Ordinance during the mandated period until at least April 7, 2020.
Over the past few weeks, we at Tipping Structural Engineers have been working to adapt our technology and practices to allow us to operate with the full capacity of our staff. We are actively working to minimize disruptions to client and internal communications and project delivery.
We will remain open and are confident that these measures will enable us to effectively meet our obligations to you, while protecting our community. We are committed to being responsive, flexible, and available to attend meetings via phone, email, conferencing, and whatever digital means are necessary.
We wish you health and wellness in this uncertain time. We will navigate this wave of unpredictability together with optimism, hope, and a sense of solidarity. We are confident that this experience will make us better connected to one another and more resilient as a community.
Co-developers BRIDGE Housing and Mission Housing Development Corp. have topped out La Fénix at 1950, a new affordable housing development in San Francisco. This marks the conclusion of the topmost structure of the nine-story project, scheduled for completion in fall of 2020. Tipping Structural Engineers is proud to contribute to continued efforts to house the unsheltered in San Francisco! Find out more at Multi-Housing News....
We're excited to share that, last Wednesday the San Francisco Conservatory of Music held a topping-out celebration for the Ute and William K. Bowes Center for Performing Arts. Named in recognition of William K. Bowes Foundation’s generous $46.4 million donation, the building will serve as an extension to the conservatory’s Oak Street home, with practice rooms, classrooms, a recording studio, conference facilities, and two recital halls. Click here for the complete article.
The 2019 ACI Construction Awards (Northern California and Western Nevada Chapter) were bestowed last night in Livermore, CA. Project Manager Joy Wei presented our project, Berkeley Haas's Connie and Kevin Chou Hall, which won in both structural and construction categories. Congratulations to the entire project team!
Medical residents, trainees, and post-doctoral students have begun to move in to 590 Minnesota, one of two buildings that make up UCSF's new apartments in Dogpatch, The Tidelands. Click here for more information.
An innovative integrated foundation and ground improvement solution was crucial to this 213,000 gsf LEED Platinum-certified Class "A" office building.
Recognized with an NCSEA outstanding project award, this 105,000 gsf lab building is a case study in the efficacy, cost efficiency, and replicability of BRB mast frames.
The synergistic interplay of structural engineering and development goals resulted in an idiosyncratic seismic-isolation solution for this award-winning project.
Tipping's post-tensioned concrete lateral system delivers unusually high performance — shelter-in-place — to this AIA COTE Top Ten Green affordable housing project.