Project Spotlight Tour: Langan Leader, January 2021

Learn more about Langan’s involvement in our featured projects. 

  • Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Tampa, FL
  • Genesis Marina – Brisbane, CA
  • Greenpoint Landing Block D – Brooklyn, NY
  • 20 Carbon Place – Jersey City, NJ
  • Wesleyan Public Affairs Center & Art Gallery – Middletown, CT
  • Brava – Houston, TX

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Expansions

OVERVIEW
The project consists of two hotel towers (17-story and 20-story), several expansions to casino and retail facilities, a 5-story podium connecting the two towers, a stand-alone parking garage structure, and a new central plant. As the geotechnical engineering consultant and engineer-of-record for these expansions and one of the towers, Langan performed initial and supplemental subsurface investigations and provided foundation recommendations. Foundation recommendations included several augered cast-in-place piles and drilled shaft diameters with varying capacities, depending on the expected structural loads.

Location
Tampa, FL

Client
Seminole Gaming

Service
Geotechnical

Architect
Klai Juba Wald Architecture + Interiors


Genesis Marina

OVERVIEW
Located at the former Sierra Point Landfill, Genesis Marina will provide 550,000+ SF of laboratory and Class A office space serving the science and biotech community. Three separate five- to six-story buildings will overlie a two-story podium garage, with a shared outdoor space overlooking the San Francisco Bay. Sierra Point, once part of San Francisco Bay, was progressively filled between about 1963 and 1975. To comply with state landfill regulations, Langan’s environmental team developed a Post Closure Development Plan, which was submitted to and approved by the San Mateo County Environmental Health Department Local Enforcement Agency and Regional Water Quality Control Board. Additionally, our geotechnical engineers evaluated the potential for long-term settlement of refuse and bay mud to occur at the site. Langan is providing geotechnical and environmental services during construction.

Location
Brisbane, CA

Client
Phase3

Services
Geotechnical
Environmental

Architect
Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM)

Strategic Partners
Webcor
Paradigm Structural Engineers


Greenpoint Landing – Block D

OVERVIEW
Block D includes construction of two mixed-used buildings over a podium expansion of the waterfront esplanade along the East River, construction of a 2.5-acre public park, and the extension of West Street. The development brings 745 residential units to the neighborhood, 30% of which are affordable. Langan served as technical expert during legal meetings with NYC Department of Environmental Protection to obtain approval for on-site sewers and the water main, oversaw installation of the utilities as resident engineer, and provided several multidisciplinary services during design and construction.

Location
Brooklyn, NY

Clients
Brookfield Properties
Park Tower Group

Services
Site/Civil
Geotechnical
Environmental
Surveying/Geospatial

Architects
OMA New York
Beyer Blinder Belle

Strategic Partners
James Corner Field Operations
Thornton Tomasetti
Cerami Associates
Cosentini Associates
DeSimone Consulting Engineers


20 Carbon Place

OVERVIEW
20 Carbon Place is bringing two 12-story, mixed-use buildings and a new road to Jersey City. Located on the west side, the buildings will have 450 residential units, 252 parking spots, and amenity and retail space on the ground floor. Langan is providing design services, including a stormwater management plan in accordance with the Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Our landscape architecture team is designing the rooftop terrace and public plaza space, which will total over 30,000 SF. We also provided a subdivision plan to identify the limits of the proposed 60-foot-wide right-of-way for the new road located between the buildings. Project challenges included compliance with the Route 440 – Culver Redevelopment Plan, which impacted building design and streetscape improvements.

Location
Jersey City, NJ

Client
Alkova Companies

Services
Site/Civil
Landscape Architecture
Surveying/Geospatial

Architect
MVMK Architecture


Wesleyan Public Affairs Center & Art Gallery

OVERVIEW
Located at the heart of the Wesleyan University campus, the Public Affairs Center (PAC) is slated for a major upgrade. The building, home to the social sciences department, will be nearly 20% larger and feature a 75% increase in classroom space. The project also includes the development of an art gallery and patio space adjacent to the PAC building and Olin Library. Langan is providing design services related to drainage, site utilities, and soil erosion and sediment control measures including details and specifications. Our landscape architects are assisting with LEED coordination, site layout and materials, site grading, planting, site lighting, and site furnishings.

Location
Middletown, CT

Client
Newman Architects

Services
Site/Civil
Landscape Architecture

Architect
Newman Architects


Brava

OVERVIEW
Located in Houston’s Central Business District, Brava is set to become the city’s tallest residential tower. Langan’s geotechnical team performed subsurface investigations and provided foundation recommendations to support the 46-story tower without below-grade levels on a pile supported mat. Langan also provided quality assurance observation and verification during foundation construction.

Location
Houston, TX

Client
Hines

Service
Geotechnical

Architect
Munoz + Albin