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What I Learned from the Mass Timber Conference

Wood is cool, trees are good, wood is better than steel at saving the world and keeps hippies happy. Going into the 2019 Mass Timber Conference, my expectations led me to believe I would walk away with a profoundly new way to tackle the structural challenges we...

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3 Ways a Structural Engineer Can Add Value to a Project

A structural engineer’s involvement in a project represents a substantial part of the building and can have an effect on cost, appearance, direction of the project, and schedule. Let’s explore three ways that a structural engineer can add value to a project. Ask...

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One Key Trait to Look for in your Engineering Consultant

As a structural engineering consultant, I have often wondered what sets one engineer apart from another. Each engineer has his different strengths that help him to serve his client better.  Some engineers are wizards with the code, good with analysis, some are...

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A Tale of Four Tims – And How They Hire an Engineer

This is a story that shows how differently my customers treat hiring their engineer. It involves four Tims that I have run into along the way as a structural engineer. Two of these Tims in this story are architects, one is a contractor, and one is my neighbor. Each...

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Westin Terrace Grand Opening

After a long process of meetings, drawings, approvals and construction... The  Grand Ocean Terrace at the Westin Hilton Head is open for business. Structural Innovations is very proud to be part of the design team that made this dream come true. The terrace looks out...

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Let’s start building.

Structural Innovations has just launched our new web page. We are excited to demonstrate to you how we can provide creative and cost effective solutions to your engineering needs. To help you solve your problem and build your dreams.

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