University of California San Diego Altman Clinical & Translational Research Institute (CTRI) The new CTRI building was planned on a sloping site with a 40 ft. grade differential. PB&A was retained by KPFF to design a Permanent Earth Retention System that would relieve the building from taking the brunt of the lateral soil pressures. Due
This 60 ft embankment had slipped as a result of heavy rainfall during construction of the new Yardbird Headquarters Satellite Store in Santa Rosa, CA. PB&A, Inc designed this slope stabilization system to reinforce the hillside and protect the homes that sat beneath the hill.
The city of La Jolla needed a design for a Permanent Earth Retention System that would stabilize the hillside adjacent to the roadway, while maintaining an aesthetic that would blend into the natural landscape of this upscale neighborhood in San Diego’s North county. Permanent soil nails provided an economical solution in the Slope Stabilization and a sculpted shotcrete facing provided the