Structural Engineering

Rutherford + Chekene is a leader in the field of structural engineering and design. Our engineers collaborate with some of the world’s most respected architectural firms to produce dramatic, technologically advanced and practical designs for new and historic structures. We have a large staff of engineers with expertise in areas ranging from structural system development, to seismic risk evaluation and upgrade, to base isolation.

  • Design of new structures
  • Design of modifications for existing structures
  • Seismic rehabilitation
  • Seismic and structural evaluations and assessments
  • BIM modeling and coordination
  • Application of seismic isolation and other innovative systems
  • Seismic criteria research and development
  • Code development
  • Structural design checks and peer review
  • Passive damping studies and designs
  • Seismic risk analyses and evaluations
  • Cost-benefit analyses
  • Life cycle cost and feasibility studies
  • Due diligence reports
  • Research and development