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Our structural group is internationally recognized for its pioneering innovation in structural engineering specializing in the design of building structures of varied types and usages. The practice has built a solid reputation among clients and building professionals for cutting-edge and cost-effective design solutions.

On site at 432 Park Avenue

Structural design services extend from conceptual studies through the completion of contract documents, shop drawing review, and on-site inspection of the construction.

Specialty services include:

  • High-rise building design in severe wind and seismic environments
  • Forensic engineering and structural investigations
  • Building alterations and investigations
  • Landmark preservation
  • Peer review and value engineering
  • Blast resistant design
  • Seismic design / earthquake engineering
  • Construction inspections
  • Substructure and foundations
  • Superstructures
  • Steel and concrete frame design
  • Post-tensioned design
  • Transfer structures
  • Dynamic analysis
  • Vibration control
  • Building motion analysis

Our range of skills and services also include:

  • Building Information Modeling (BIM) and steel detailing
  • Technical advisor services
  • Business case support
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Computer simulation techniques
  • System design
  • Condition surveys
  • Whole life costing advice

Halvorson and Partners is now WSP

Halvorson and Partners, a structural engineering firm with a 20-year legacy of bringing special expertise to projects requiring a unique vision, joined WSP in 2015. As part of WSP's integrated buildings practice, clients can continue to rely on the same experts they always have - individuals focused on open and creative collaboration, and dedicated  to working closely with our colleagues to understand the issues, explore the possibilities, and optimize the solutions.