Structural & Construction Engineering- By LDE

Our structural engineers also understand the ground. Talk to us to ensure your design stacks up.

Seamless systems

Our structural engineering is fully backed by geotechnical and civil engineering expertise. This seamless system ensures sound outcomes, particularly with geotechnically challenging building sites.

Collaborative partnerships

We’ll work alongside you to determine the most practical and cost effective solutions. Our approachable team will be with you every step of the way.

Natural efficiency

Our in-house technical collaboration and cross pollination provides faster turnaround and lower costs for challenging sites, and reduces the need for additional consultancy requirements.

Creating value

We strive for creative, innovative and practical solutions to maximise client benefits and value. We love value engineering and out of the box thinking.

See us for:

  • Structural design for home renovations, new builds and relocatable buildings
  • Structural design for commercial buildings, including earthquake-proofing
  • Timber, steel, concrete and glass structure design
  • Rammed earth houses
  • Seismic Assessments, Initial Evaluation Procedure, and Detailed Earthquake Evaluation reports
  • Earthquake strengthening
  • Prestressed and post-stressed concrete floor design
  • Ribraft slab and raft foundation design
  • Deep pile and laterally loaded pile design
  • Palisade wall design
  • Timber pole, crib and masonry retaining wall design
  • Beam, lintel, truss design
  • Bridge assessments and bridge design
  • Building damage assessment after storms, earthquakes or gradual decline
  • Pre-purchase assessment reports
  • Construction inspections and certification
Ready to discuss your project?
Phone 0800 397 566 or contact your local office

Project Experience

Mangakahia Road RC retaining wall

Location: Mangakahia Road, Kaikohe, Northland
Client: Far North District Council
Structural engineering for 11m deep reinforced concrete tied back retaining wall

MSA contemporary environmental houses

Location: New Zealand
Client: MSA Architecture
Structural engineering design for various column-less glass homes.

Pitt Street Child care centre

Location: Pitt St, Gisborne
Client: Northbridge Properties Group Ltd
Geotechnical investigation, detailed contamination investigation, and structural design

Te Poho O Rawiri Marae

Location: Ranfurly St, Gisborne
Client: Gisborne District Council
Seismic assessment and strengthening design marae and engineering design for new Wharekai

WET mill project

Location: Dunstan Road, Gisborne
Client: WET Gisborne Ltd
Geotechnical investigation and structural engineering of foundations and structure

Salvation Army, Whangarei

Location: 3-7 Aubury St, Whangarei
Client: Salvation Army
Geotechnical investigation and structural engineering of foundations and structure

Pipiwai Road Retaining Walls

Location: Pipiwai, Kaikohe
Client: Far North District Council
Investigation, design and construction of UC, timber pole retaining walls and and shear key in large landslide area

Hundertwasser Toilets

Location: Kawakawa, Northland
Client: Far North District Council
Investigation into settlement of iconic NZ landmark building

Pollard House

Location: Gisborne
Client: Kieran and Ming Pollard
Geotechnical investigation and structural engineering design of significant reinforced concrete house and palisade wall foundation system