Overaa Green Project

Richmond City Hall

Project Details

This award-winning, LEED Gold, design-build project involved the renovation and rehabilitation of a 70,000 SF historic city hall. The four-story structure needed to be seismically upgraded to Essential Service Facility (ESF) status with steel bracing and concrete shear walls. Overaa installed more than 10,000 epoxied dowels for shear walls that were reinforced with steel and shotcrete. New exterior stone cladding was installed; existing historic brick cladding, MEP systems and interiors were restored; existing historic building elements were renovated; and significant building waterproofing and drainage systems were also provided. Life/Safety upgrades were incorporated to current standards.  Overaa implemented Materials & Resources credits 2.1 and 2.2, committing to a construction waste management program that diverted 50% to 75% of materials from disposal.  Also, we implemented Indoor Environmental Quality credits 2 (increased ventilation), 3.1 and 3.2 (construction IAQ management plan during construction and before occupancy), 4.1 to 4.4 (low-emitting materials). In total, Overaa self-performed 36,801 hours on this project.

City of Richmond
Richmond, CA
Preservation Design Award Historic Preservation
Top Honor in the Rehabilitation/Renovation/Restoration Category
Award of Honor for Historic Preservation and Innovation in Rehabilitation
Square Feet
  • Jerry Overaa

    Jerry Overaa

    Chairman of the Board