Services

Severud Associates offers a full range of structural engineering services, including design and analysis of structures; construction document preparation and contract administration; and consultations, evaluations, and reports. The firm has completed thousands of projects of varying scale and complexity, always applying best practices to develop designs that are cost-effective, efficient, and sustainable.

The engineers at Severud are also experts at identifying potential problems, assessing risk, and implementing mitigation strategies in order to make buildings safer. To ensure that projects are successful, engineers use state-of-the-art technologies to create three-dimensional building information models, which facilitate communication between the owner, design team, construction manager, and contractors.

  • Analysis, Design, and Documentation

    Throughout Severud Associates’ more than 86-year history, its engineers have designed structures with all types of materials and systems ...
  • Design for Sustainability

    Severud Associates has been applying best practices in green building design for many years. Working with the other project team members ...
  • Feasibility Studies

    Feasibility studies are useful for complex structures involving multiple components, difficult existing conditions, ...
  • Condition Surveys, Investigations, and Due Diligence Reports

    Severud Associates performs condition surveys and investigations of ...
  • On-Call Services

    Severud Associates provides on-call structural engineering services to many clients in both the private and public sectors. Banks, real ...
  • Peer Review and Value Analysis

    Severud Associates performs reviews of the work done by other structural engineering firms to help ensure that projects conform ...
  • Forensics

    Determining the causes of structural damage or ther undesirable conditions—member failure, water infiltration, corrosion, ...
  • Olive View Hospital, San Francisco, CA

    Emergency Response

    When a hurricane, heavy snow storm, or other natural or human catastrophe causes damage to a building, its owner needs a rapid response ...
  • 390 Madsion Avenue, New York, NY

    Alterations and Renovations

    Severud Associates has provided design services for a wide variety of alteration and renovation projects including those at office buildings ...
  • Building Information Modeling

    Employing state-of-the-art technologies, Severud Associates uses Building Information Modeling (BIM) to perform ...
  • Restorations, Repairs, and Rehabilitations

    Severud Associates has analyzed and designed many restorations, repairs, and rehabilitations, ...
  • Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

    Design for Physical Security

    Physical security has become a critical component of building design. Severud Associates’ engineering staff has the experience and expertise ...
  • Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

    Parking Structure Inspections

    New York City Local Law 126 of 2021 added new requirements for the inspections of parking structures. Included in the firm’s staff are several Qualified Parking Structure Inspectors (QPSI’s) who have been involved with the NYC-mandated inspections since their inception. ...
  • Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

    Parapet Inspections

    Effective January 1, 2024, all New York City buildings with parapets fronting the public right-of way are subject to an annual parapet observation report. ...
  • Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

    Parametric Analysis

    Data has become an essential tool for decision making in today’s modern world, across all industries. ...