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K C E   S T R U C T U R A L   E N G I N E E R S ,  P. C.

  1818 JEFFERSON PLACE, N.W. WASHINGTON, D.C.  20036 

Professional  Services

KCE Structural Engineers, PC Professional Services KCE offers the full range of structural engineering services, from pre-design consultation through design to construction phase services. Our projects have utilized all types of construction including, but not limited to, poured-in-place mild steel reinforced concrete, precast concrete, steel frame, composite steel, masonry wall-bearing, post-tensioned concrete, etc., for a wide variety of uses including but not limited to, mixed use projects, office buildings, hotels and apartment buildings, warehouses, commercial buildings, parking facilities, hospitals, historic facilities and religious facilities, including several thousand single family homes.

We have provided Structural Design Consultation for projects in twenty four states, and projects for the countries of Israel, Kuwait, Lebanon, Afghanistan, Iran, Canada, USSR, Ukraine, Vietnam Egypt, Ethiopia, Brunei, Lebanon and Malaysia.

We have developed specialized systems such as: hammerhead brackets, piggyback girders, iron cross columns, and the widely used sloped columns, as well as side by side girders and composite concrete and steel Vierendeel trusses.

In addition to our extensive concrete design experience, many projects we have designed have utilized structural steel, including conventional structural steel, composite structural steel, structural steel with bar joists, stub girders, and staggered trusses on numerous projects.

KCE is also experienced in the design of heavy and light timber structures, light gauge metal structures and in the use of space frame systems, and structural glass wall systems.

KCE is frequently called upon by owners, developers, banks, insurance companies, and the like, to provide Peer Review and Constructability Review for structural, mechanical, plumbing and electrical portions of buildings on projects designed by others. (We have a team of consultants for the non structural items)

In addition to our "conventional" structural design services, KCE Structural Engineers, P.C., is able to provide full time field inspection services for concrete reinforcing, structural steel, and formwork, for projects throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area.

Our experience includes providing full structural inspection services for projects designed by others, as well as for our own projects.

In addition, we have specialized in Forensic Investigations of existing buildings, buildings in failure modes and emergency situations, most recently at the Pentagon.  We are world known for Emergency Investigations and Stabilizations, and are members of Emergency Response Teams and Consultants to numerous Governmental Agencies.

Pre-Purchase Walk Throughs, and mortgage reviews are included in our expertise.

The technology of building failures, natural and man made disasters, historic restoration, forensic engineering, including facade retention techniques, facade investigation, emergency repair work and selective demolition work, has been a special service of KCE for many years, which has been drawn upon by government agencies, owners, contractors, major corporations and foreign governments alike throughout the USA and overseas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1818 JEFFERSON PLACE, N.W.

WASHINGTON, D.C.  20036  

Tel: (202) 833 8622

Fax: (202) 833 3877