Flexibility in Design

Structural Focus Associate Samuel Mengelkoch, SE shares his experience shepherding the success of the ROW DTLA Building 2 project through different challenges.

September 26, 2017

John Anson Ford Amphitheatre Renovation and Expansion

Structural Focus members share their thoughts about the project’s unique structural challenges and how the team was able to successfully overcome them.

July 11, 2017

Creativity in Structural Engineering: Designing “Suspended” Shear Walls

The recent renovation of Stage 6 at Sunset Bronson Studios required innovation, creativity, and teamwork. The 75-year-old building presented unique challenges for the design team.

May 30, 2017

Santa Monica’s New Mandatory Seismic Ordinance

The City of Santa Monica recently passed a mandatory seismic ordinance to update the City’s existing seismic retrofit standards implemented after the 1994 Northridge earthquake.

April 18, 2017
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