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Wade B. Garlin

Associate Principal

 
Experience

Wade Garlin specializes in the evaluation and repair design of building envelope systems, including below-grade waterproofing, wall cladding, windows, and roofing systems. He has performed hundreds of water tests on historic buildings and new and existing construction for such clients as architects, condominium associations, contractors, insurance companies, private owners, and property managers.

Mr. Garlin also has broad-based experience in repair and rehabilitation projects. He routinely performs field inspections to observe and document distress conditions in buildings, designs repairs, develops construction documents, and provides construction observation services. Mr. Garlin has also provided peer review services for numerous projects. His projects have involved both existing buildings and new construction. Mr. Garlin currently serves as the Architectural Review Committee chair for Hawaii Loa Ridge, Kapalua Bay Villas, and Nauru Tower.

REPRESENTATIVE PROJECTS

Repair and Rehabilitation

  • 1133 Waimanu - Honolulu, HI: Water leakage investigation, building facade and parking garage assessment, and repair design for high-rise structure
  • Ala Wai Plaza Skyrise - Honolulu, HI: Building facade and parking garage condition assessment and repair design for condominium building
  • Mahana at Ka’anapali - Lahaina, HI: Concrete restoration and coating consulting and repair design for twin condominium towers

 

Roofing and Waterproofing

  • OM Kapiolani Symphony Tower - Honolulu, HI: Roofing and waterproofing design for new high-rise residential building
  • Park Lane Ala Moana - Honolulu, HI: Curtain wall and waterproofing design for new high-rise residential structure
  • Wilcox Memorial Hospital - Lihue, HI: Building envelope leakage investigation, and roof consulting and repair design for hospital buildings


Peer Review

  • Guam International Airport - Tamuning, Guam: Peer review of curtain wall and roofing design for airport terminal upgrade
  • Laulani Village - Ewa Beach, HI: Peer review of waterproofing design for shopping center

 

Windows and Curtain Walls

  • Anaha at Ward Village - Honolulu, HI: Curtain wall and waterproofing design for new high-rise residential structure
  • Harbor Court - Honolulu, HI: Curtain wall and window investigation and repairs for high-rise condominium
  • One Ala Moana - Honolulu, HI: Curtain wall, roofing, and waterproofing design for new high-rise residential structure
  • One Waterfront Tower - Honolulu, HI: Curtain wall and sealant repair design for mixed-use twin condominium towers

 

Prepurchase Surveys

  • Ala Moana Center - Honolulu, HI: Prepurchase inspection of largest shopping mall in Hawai’i
  • Halekulani - Honolulu, HI: Prepurchase survey of highly acclaimed hotel in Waikiki
  • Waikiki Parc Hotel - Honolulu, HI: Prepurchase inspection of hotel on Waikiki strip
Professional Affiliations

American Architectural Manufacturers Association
American Institute of Architects
Historic Hawaii Foundation

Registrations

Architect in Guam and HI
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certificate

Education

University of Southern California
Bachelor of Architecture, School of Architecture, 2001