Here are some recent site photos from Ian Shoebridge, SE at one of our mixed use projects currently under construction. This job is a 30,000 square foot two story addition to an existing 9,000 square foot two story unreinforced masonry building.
San Luis Obispo Tribune article here
The new construction is built on three sides of the existing masonry structure. Reinforcing was design in the new structure to provide structural support to the existing masonry structure.