Time + Price + Quality = Value

PK Associates provides a full range of Structural Engineering Services from conceptual design through construction administration. PK Associates prefers to be involved in the project at the earliest stages of design, as it provides the most opportunity to provide creative solutions. Our team engages from the beginning in developing the REVIT planning model, column locations, and preliminary cost effective layouts. During the design process, PK Associates continually coordinates our drawings with the Architect and other consultants using REVIT.

Structural Engineering

Being involved in the project at the earliest stages of design provides the most opportunity to provide creative solutions.

Collaborative Process

Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)

Structural System Evaluation

Feasibility Studies

Value Analysis

Structural Evaluation

LEED/Sustainable Design

Integrated Design

Performance Based Design

Building Information Modeling

Dynamic Analysis

Seismic Design

Blast Design

Progressive Collapse

Construction Administration

Customized Approach

Peer Review

Special Structural Inspections

Forensic Engineering

Self-Certification Plan Check

44 Monroe

Value Analysis often provides project cost savings, allowing more of the budget to be utilized for additional architectural features or improved aesthetics. A specific PKA example is 44 Monroe, a luxury apartment complex in downtown Phoenix, AZ — the building was originally designed for 32 stories. Our efficient structural design saved the project enough money to add 2 extra stories resulting in a 34 stories building at the same construction budget.

Banner Estrella Tower Expansion

The Banner Estrella Hospital Expansion project included the addition of a 6-story tower, expanding the hospital by 280,000 SF, 178 additional private patient beds and two additional parking structures. PKA recommended the utilization of a cast-in-place (CIP) joist system—not the typical floor systems used in hospitals. This creative engineering and advanced knowledge of concrete saved over $1.5 million, by avoiding costly upfront mill orders and eliminating the need for fireproofing.

We understand each project is unique, contact us today to discuss your needs.

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