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structural engineering

IDS Group’s structural engineering division is a recognized leader in Southern California regarding the design, assessment, review, and retrofit of buildings for projects up to $500 million in construction cost. The depth of our work includes the design of new buildings utilizing steel, concrete, masonry, and wood construction; the seismic assessment and retrofit of numerous buildings of all sizes, the evaluation and repair of distressed structures; peer and plan review, and constructability review; and forensic engineering.

IDS Group has been honored with numerous “excellence in structural engineering” awards over the past five years.

Structural Engineering Services:

  • Structural Engineering Design Services
  • Assessment, Repair and Alterations of Existing Facilities
  • Earthquake Risk Mitigation and Retrofit
  • Plan Review and Value Engineering
  • new construction

    John Wayne Airport - Parking Structure 'C'
    Santa Ana, California
    "Engineering Project Achievement" Award Recipient
    "Excellence in Engineering" Award Recipient
    first use of Buckling Restrained Braces (BRB) technology in a parking structure in the United States
  • new construction

    John Wayne Airport - Terminal 'C'
    Santa Ana, California
    "Excellence in Engineering" Award Recipient
  • new construction

    Rady Children's Hospital - Parking Structure
    San Diego, California
    "Excellence in Engineering" Award Recipient
  • special-use structure (helistop)

    Riverside Community Hospital - Helistop
    (new helistop atop existing parking structure)
    Riverside, California
    "Excellence in Engineering" Award Recipient
  • new construction

    Golden West College - Learning Resource Center
    Huntington Beach, California
    "Excellence in Developing Innovative Solutions"
    Award Recipient
    first known application of a concrete mix design composed of both Type III and Type K shrinkage-compensating cements
  • seismic retrofit
    façade enhancement

    Chase Bank
    Hollywood, California
  • new construction

    Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD),
    Sandra Cisneros Learning Academy
    (formerly Central Region Elementary School #14)
    Los Angeles, California
    "Leroy F. Green Design Award"
    Award Recipient
  • new construction

    Los Angeles Southwest College - Child Development Center and Education Complex
    Los Angeles, California
  • exterior concrete buttress shear wall

    Cerritos Community College - Social Science Building
    Norwalk, California
  • tenant improvements

    University of California, Irvine - Francisco J. Ayala Science Library
    Irvine, California