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IBE Consulting Engineers

IBE Consulting Engineers
Main Office: SUNKIST BUILDING, 14130 Riverside Dr – Suite 201, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423, United States
Additional Office: 37 Rue de Villiers – 92200 Neuilly s/ Seine, Paris, France
Number of employees: 66

Engineering Specialties:
Sustainable Design
Master Planning
Feasibility Studies
Value Engineering

IBE Consulting Engineers was founded by Alan Locke in 1999 with a goal to integrate architecture and MEP systems in a way that promotes innovative engineering, sustainability and aesthetic design (1). As of 2011 Alan Locke and John Gautrey are the current partners for the company, and the principal engineers are Tony Cocea and Bungane Mehlomakulu. An early mechanical and plumbing project was the Temple Bat Yahm, Newport Beach, California. This temple and campus facility was started in 1999 with Lehrer Architects and completed in 2002 (2). The project utilized  sustainable design using a mixed mode ventilation system, underfloor air conditioning, and fully glazed roofing (3).
The firm was also  involved in the Water + Life Museum project, which was extremely successful as it became the world’s first LEED Platinum museum (4).Currently, the firm is expanding into Paris, France with similar goals of efficiency, innovation, and sustainability. As the MEP and sustainability consultants for Le Phare, the tower will feature: a wind turbine farm on the roof, a highly efficient chilled-water plant, multiple glass skin and facade designs for optimal solar gain and view (5).

(5) Brown, Jeff L.. Civil Engineering (08857024), Jun2009, Vol. 79 Issue 6, p14-15, 2p, 2 Color Photographs

Selected Projects:

Water + Life Museums, Hemet, United States

The Cooper Union New Academic Building, New York City, United States

Temple Bat Yahm, Newport Beach, United States

New Carver Apartments, Los Angeles, United States

Le Phare, Paris, France

Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics-Caltech, Pasadena, United States

Burj Al Maydan, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Written by Christina Phensy

January 22, 2011 at 6:31 am

Posted in Engineers

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