Laurel Way Residence

Bird Eye View, Structural and Civil
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

Partnering once again with Studio William Hefner , A&V’s Structural and Civil teams came together to design this brand new Beverly Hills home. When complete, it’ll amount to 15,000 square feet, with two stories above grade and one below, utilizing wood frame construction over a concrete podium deck. Excited to see things progressing!

Planning to Build a Home

New House
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Ashley & Vance Engineering
Planning to Build a Home

The steps to building a house can be overwhelming and emotional . Where do you start? Who do you speak to? Who do you hire? Because there are many people involved in building a house , we’ve documented a simple outline to get you started.

The Process of Building a House Acquire property

The first step in building a house is to look for suitable land, and/or an existing home that has potential to be reconstructed to meet your desires. There are many considerations that determine if the property is suitable. Some of these...

Mammoth Custom Home

home under construction in mammoth
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

Jordan recently completed a site visit to a new custom home at Mammoth Ski Area. The building is 18,000 square feet with under story parking. With a 300 pound per Sq. ft. snow load the structural engineering had to literally account for Mammoth loading!

The logs will conceal the traditional framing. Final completion will have logs exposed with concealed framing. Every log piece was pre-built at a log builders yard in Montana, with mock up walls and beams to get properly fit. Then its numbered, disassembled and shipped down, and fitted up on site.

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Triangle Lot Assumes New “Identity” in Boise

structural engineering in boise, pacific northwest
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

We are proud to be a part of bringing the vision of TAO Architects and developer CA Ventures to fruition as Identity Apartments takes shape. When complete, it will be a 94-unit student housing development directly adjacent to the Boise State University campus. Students at BSU will be able to count on Identity as a first-rate housing option in the fall of 2018, complete with a fitness area & lounge, and boasting expansive views from its rooftop deck. Only question is, will they be able to witness the action...

Game. On.

Game Night
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

A&V’s Pasadena office recently enjoyed themselves a little game night as a way to kick off the summer fun. They started with some ping pong battles, and capped it off by seeing who could best the others in a series of board games. And to add to the festivities, competitors from the San Luis Obispo & Santa Barbara offices joined in on the...

Progress Update: Tallest Building in the Garlic Capital of the World

Gilroy Building
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

The structural phase is wrapping up on Alexander Station Apartments in Gilroy, California! John Layous, S.E. headed up our team of engineers in collaborating with Hochhauser Blatter Architects and Pacific Companies to see this project through to this point. Before long, this 263-unit affordable housing complex with retail and community meeting spaces will be complete! Lots of work to get five stories of Type III wood framing and a total of 420,000 square feet built...

House of Worship Takes Shape

interior church arches
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

September project update; The roof is on and trades are working away inside.

Construction is well underway on a new 17,000 square feet Church in Bellingham . The structural engineering features heavy-duty glulam tudor arches that space 63 feet! The arches make room for the vaulted sanctuary space that...

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