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|About||MKA is an internationally operating structural and civil consulting engineering firm with offices in Seattle and Chicago. www.mka.com|
|Description||Magnusson Klemencic Associates (MKA) provides structural and civil consulting engineering services to architects, owners, developers, contractors, and others, with enhanced expertise in seismic engineering including performance-based seismic design, wind engineering, vibration engineering, existing building renovation/change-of-use, sustainable design, and blast protection. Our civil expertise includes low-impact design, site infrastructure planning, strategic water planning, and excavation shoring.|
MKA targets client needs and desires using creativity and pioneering execution. The firm does not set out to win awards, but it often does, with a record of over 550 honors from organizations throughout the industry.
The most significant professional recognition by engineering peers is the annual American Council of Engineering Companies' (ACEC's) National Engineering Excellence Program. MKA has been presented with a national ACEC award each of the last 15 consecutive years and 29 times in the last 32 years – three times more than any competitor structural engineering firm in the United States. During that time, MKA has received ACEC's "Grand Conceptor" award three times (in 1996, 2006, and 2008), recognizing the firm for designing the top engineering project in the nation.
In addition to recognition from ACEC, MKA has been honored by the American Concrete Institute, the American Institute of Steel Construction, the Structural Engineers Association (of Washington, Illinois, and California), American Institute of Architects, Engineering News Record, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, and more.
|Products||Structural engineering, civil engineering, seismic engineering including performance-based seismic design, wind engineering, vibration engineering, existing building renovation/change-of-use, blast protection, low-impact design, site infrastructure planning, strategic water planning, and excavation shoring.|