Case Study: OBO

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OBO, Worldwide Locations

Project Highlights

Professional and Engineering Services

Construction Cost:
< $100M (USD)/5 years

Size and Facility Type:
>1,000,000 SF US Embassy Compounds

Specialized Experience and Technical Competence:

–  Architect + Engineer Services
– Work in fully-occupied, fully operational secure correctional environment.
– CAD design and support
– Special Surveys
– Life Safety / Code Compliance
– Coordination between design disciplines
– Hazardous material consultant services
– Phased renovation

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Case Study – OBO

U.S. Embassy London
U.S. Embassy London

Under this worldwide A+E contract, NIKA (in a joint venture with EMR) is performing all engineering, architectural, and construction services for the development of construction documents and completion of general construction and renovation projects for an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity (IDIQ) type design/build contract.

Professional services provided include project management, mechanical, electrical,
plumbing, fire protection, civil, structural, blast, seismic engineering services, architectural
and landscaping services, and other services necessary to meet the contract’s needs, as well
as administration and coordination of the various disciplines involved. Additionally, we
deployed full-time construction personnel and engineers to augment government staff on
numerous task orders.

Design/build services include resolution of difficult structural, mechanical, civil
engineering problems; under general construction site surveys; designs for renovations,
additions, upgrades, and demolition; engineering modifications to existing buildings and
systems and other technical work.

NIKA and EMR are providing DOS with the facilities engineering support required to
provide site surveys, A+E design services, material procurement and construction services.