8880 Rio San Diego Drive 8th Floor, CA 92108

About Us

Who We Are

S3DA Design is a California-based Structural & MEP engineering firm, composed of passionate and professional engineers with over 20 years of experience. We operate throughout the state of California  and Arizona.

We offer services to architects, real estate developers, contractors and homeowners.

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We offer both structural and MEP design services to commercial, industrial and residential projects. Including:

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Multifamily Buildings

Multifamily housing refers to a building that contains more than one dwelling unit, and they are continuously gaining popularity especially because of housing shortage; such buildings enable more homes in dense municipalities.

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Structural Calculations

Our structural calculation follows local building codes, therefore not only ensures you can get a permit but also consider value engineering to cut down actual construction costs.

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Remodel and Addition

Over the years, your housing requirements change. Home remodeling allows you to make better use of your space and adapt to those changing needs.

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Home Office

Working from home is a new trend. Many have seen the benefits it offers while others are drawn to it by necessity. Having a dedicated place for work greatly improves concentration and work productivity.

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Warehouse Design

Warehouse design is a specialty of S3DA Design, as such projects often require both structural as well as Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) designs, particularly for HVAC systems.

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Mixed-Use

A mixed-use building combines several functions into one structure. For instance, parts of a building may be devoted to hotel rooms while other parts are used for residential units and commercial services.

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Restaurant Design

Restaurants differ from other kinds of buildings because of the importance of their kitchen. A kitchen must be safe, competent, easy to maintain, and functional.

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Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

ADUs are tiny homes, mostly built for the purpose of renting to family members at lower-than-market rates. They offer an effective option to increase the value and space of your home.

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HVAC

Some of our HVAC services include mechanical drafting and design, mechanical detailing, 3D REVIT modeling, schematic heating, and cooling system design…

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Electrical Design

An accurate electrical design plan is crucial to accurately measure the energy usage of each component in the building, allowing to optimize for maximum efficiency.

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Title 24

S3DA Design has experienced engineers who design to meet those goals, using the latest technology, and years of experience. Some of our Title 24 services include Title 24 calculation, remodeling lighting, Title -24 envelope, and Title 24 mechanical.

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Solar power is increasingly popular, particularly in California which has made solar power mandatory for newly designed homes as part of Title 24, Part 6. Solar power reduces your energy bills…

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WHY CHOOSE US?

Capable

We have done everything from commercial and instrial buildings to small residential homes.

Quality Work

We design according to local codes, aiming for safety and reduced construction costs.

Architectural, Structural & MEP

Few companies offer a single source of responsibility like we do.

Great Support

Reach out to us anytime. We are fast with responses and available any time

Fast Turnaround

Our efficient processes and professional engineers leave no time lost.

Reduced Expenses

Our unique process ensures there will be less design clashes and waste.

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ADU, Structural and MEP Projects

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Frequently Asked Questions

It depends on the complexity of the house, but in most cases, you will need roughly 5 to 8 sets. Those who will need design prints include:

  • The owner
  • The Contractor
  • The Sub-contractors
  • The Building Department
  • The Mortgage Lender
  • The Building Inspector

Yes, you can. If you or your builder have a talent for design, a clear idea of what you want, and if you can create plans that meet your local building authorities, you can go ahead with designing your house.

Well, it depends on several factors such as the complexity of the project, the square area of the land, add-on services like extra revisions, project management services or any type of construction help. We recommend you get in touch with our experts for a better understanding.

Different architects offer numerous services when it comes to initial meetings with potential clients. Many architectural design firms agree to a quick, one-off introduction free of charge to discuss the project, your budget and their ability to deliver.

Our architectural design firm offers

  • Conceptual Design
  • Exterior Design
  • Landscape Design
  • Design Development
  • Detailed Design and Drawings Production
  • Technical Specifications