Salesforce Tower 3D Building Scans,
San Francisco


BKF is providing 3D surveying services for the Salesforce Tower project adjacent to the new Transbay Transit Center in San Francisco. As the largest tower in San Francisco rises, BKF provides ongoing surveying services, including building alignment monitoring using GPS sensors and conventional total stations. BKF maintains quality assurance and control by monitoring the corewall construction and compression settlement using Leica ScanStation P40 3D Laser Scanners.

Veterans Administration Campus BIM Model,
Palo Alto


BKF prepared a Building Information Model which included time-phased presentations of existing and planned improvements for the 87-Acre campus at VA Palo Alto Medical Center. Each of the time-step models showed driveway and parking improvements, walkways, and buildings overlaid on 3D terrain models. The building Revit models were aligned with the civil 3D terrain models and site renderings for each time step. Navisworks file models were developed to show each step in a dynamic 3D visualization model.

High Definition Scanning (HDS)

BKF has implemented high definition scanning on hundreds of projects in California since 2008. Select projects include:


  • Gerald Desmond Bridge, Long Beach
  • Huntington Beach Bridges, Huntington Beach
  • Salesforce Tower, San Francisco
  • 580 Westbound, Pleasanton
  • California High Speed Rail, San Francisco to San Jose
  • Five Highway Interchanges, Santa Clara County
  • Highway 92, Foster City
  • Marin Sonoma Narrows - Hwy 101, Marin & Sonoma Counties
  • Safeway Stores, California
  • VMWare, Palo Alto
  • Westgate Mall, Saratoga
  • Old Chemistry Building, Stanford University

3D Modeling

BKF has successfully implemented the use of Revit, Civil 3D, and Navisworks on many BIM projects, including:


  • Chevron Park Main Auditorium Building
  • PG&E Vacaville Grid Control Center
  • PG&E Vacaville Critical Operations Center
  • Lincoln Centre, Foster City
  • Ohlone College Academic Core Building Project
  • The Exchange, Block 40 Mission Bay, San Francisco
  • 510 Townsend, San Francisco
  • Highland Hospital, Oakland
  • 505 Howard Street, San Francisco
  • The Ridge, Oakland
  • 400 Howard Street, San Francisco
  • 2100 El Camino Real, Palo Alto


About Us

For 100+ years BKF has been delivering inspired infrastructure for our clients. With our large network of offices in California we have developed extensive local knowledge that provides us with an understanding of issues relating to feasibility, permitting, and entitlement approvals. We work hard to help you achieve your goals, and get your projects to the finish line. 650.482.6300


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