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January 22, 2019
Traditional method vs Design-build method

Why Design-build method is so Effective.

When it comes to the quality, economics and speed of a construction project, the design-build approach stands tallest of all building construction methods. Building a house […]
November 20, 2018

Earthquake proof building design

Earthquake proof building design A bottleneck which most structural engineers face when designing buildings in earthquake-prone areas is the vagueness of just how earthquake-proof, the prospective […]
November 6, 2018
Floor framing - Load bearing wall

How to second-floor walls are supported – Floor framing

In this article, we are going to provide you with at least six different ways you can frame a floor for a wall that is going […]
August 14, 2018
accessory dwelling units - ADU - CA

ADU: California accessory dwelling units policy will help solve housing crisis

California’s accessory dwelling units policy will help solve housing crisis The owners of single-family properties are permitted by the new state law to construct guest apartments […]
August 13, 2018
Modular classroom - Robotics Lab Classroom project for San Diego French American School

Modular classroom – robotics lab classroom project for San Diego French American School

Modular classroom – robotics lab classroom for San Diego French American School S3DA-Design broke ground on the Robotics Lab Classroom project for San Diego French American School […]
July 17, 2018
convert basement into apartment

Convert a Basement into an Apartment

Convert a basement into an apartment Have you got an unused basement in your house? If your answer to that is yes, converting the basement into […]
June 28, 2018
Future of the structural engineering

Where is the structural engineering leading us?

Structural engineering has been hailed as an integral part of the construction industry. This would’ve not have been accomplished without the efforts and input of the […]
May 15, 2018
single family home renovation in California-US

The Role of Structural Engineers in Single Family Home Renovation in California

Most of the times, when single families grow tired of their home outlook or wish to modify their homes to meet new requirements, they opt for […]
April 17, 2018
BIM in construction, Architecture, Structural calcolation

The Power of BIM in Architecture, Engineering and Construction

The modern-day architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry is confronting enormous institutional and technological shifts, for instance, the growing demand for proper application of sustainable practices […]
April 2, 2018
lateral load-earthquake proof

Structural behavior of lateral load resisting systems with structural membranes

When designing a structure, there are two major loads to consider; the gravity load and the lateral load. While gravity load generally acts downward, a lateral […]