Category: Engineered Consultations

Warehouse Construction Progress #3

Check out the construction progress of the warehouse/fulfillment center for which we are architects and structural engineers of record: Photo 1-Steel framing, siding, and roof are almost complete. This will soon be the main entrance.   Photo 2-Steel moment frames on the interior column lines   Photo 3-The thin vertical metal straps will facilitate insulation… Read More »

Concrete Masonry Unit (CMU) Foundation Walls

Concrete masonry units (CMUs), still often and affectionately referred to as cinder blocks, are a common building construction material. They are economical and are often the best solution for structural elements like commercial building walls and elevator shafts. They can also double as fire protection, so they make a great choice for structural walls between… Read More »

Rebuilding a Retainer Wall

Before In 2020, we were hired as engineer of record for a retaining wall that a contractor was building in Dover, NH.  The previous wall was collapsing because of age and the effects of frost/ thaw.  We were able to subcontract completion of the wetlands/ environmental permits and preliminary wall design.  Then, we ensured that… Read More »

Performing an Engineered Building Survey for Crisis Center of Central NH

Earlier this year we were approached by Jennifer Pierson, Executive Director of the Crisis Center of Central New Hampshire.  The CCCNH is a non-profit organization providing shelter and advocacy to victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.  They were in need of realistic expansion options as they had quickly outgrown the 1870’s building in… Read More »