The Tokeland Tsunami Tower structure is designed to the requirements of the International Building Code (IBC 2015) and the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures (ASCE 7-10 & -16).

The tsunami-ready program leverages the recently-published national standard ASCE 7-16, which includes provisions for tsunami loads and effects on building structures, by developing an evaluation criteria to screen and evaluate buildings which may be viable for tsunami vertical evacuation.

Degenkolb Engineers, along with prime consultant, Page & Turnbull, had the challenging task of maintaining the historic integrity of the…

Degenkolb Engineers evaluated the Hotel Nikko, a thirty year old high-rise moment frame building, in San Francisco under the…

A former toy factory designed for heavy manufacturing and storage loads, the building was successfully converted into luxury condominiums.

Was the set for large portions of the movie Daredevil starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner.

As prime consultant, Degenkolb designed the seismic upgrade of a 15-story, 600,000 square-foot office building in downtown Oakland.

Mitigate soft-story conditions at a three story residential complex.

Creative design solutions for existing building rehabilitation

Degenkolb’s rehabilitation and existing building practice revolves around efficient solutions for commercial property owners, real estate investment firms, and developers seeking to speedily make decision s on the best adaptive reuse of structures.