Structural Engineering

Our experience encompasses residential, educational, commercial and industrial projects of all scales both in leading and reviewing design. We have the capability to work with you through the construction process to handover.

Our structural engineering team offers a dynamic mix of deep industry experience and innovative thinking that combines to deliver quality, cost and time efficient solutions for any project.

We can expertly manage your structural engineering project from concept to handover for affordable living to high end residential developments, low to medium rise industrial, commercial, educational or health facilities.

Our range of structural services include
  • Timber Construction – Design of low-medium rise structures using built-up timber framing, LVL, CLT and post-tensioned timber.
  • Concrete and Steel Design – Design of low-medium rise reinforced concrete and steel framed structures. 
  • Seismic Assessments/Strengthening – Initial and Detailed Seismic Assessments and Strengthening using the latest guidelines and industry practices.
  • Refurbishment/Reinstatement – Re-clad and fitout of existing residential and commercial low-medium rise structures. Reinstatement of damaged structures.
  • Condition/Due Diligence Reporting – Structural advice on existing structures or pre/post construction assessments of adjacent buildings.
  • Construction Monitoring Offices in the main centres of New Zealand allow site inspections on construction sites throughout the country. 
  • Reinforcement Scanning – Specialist equipment to scan existing concrete and masonry structures for the presence of steel reinforcement.

  • Erskine Developments, Wellington

  • Jackson Street, Wellington

  • West Melton Community and Recreation Centre

  • Placemakers

  • PBT Cromwell

  • Mercedes Benz Showroom and Workshop

  • Kingsdale Park

Erskine Developments, Wellington

This development consists of 76 one, two and three storey dwellings in 25 separate terraced apartment blocks in Island Bay, Wellington. Resonant were engaged to complete the 3D Revit modelling, structural design engineering documentation for consent and construction monitoring.

  • Engineering Documentation
  • Construction Monitoring
  • Structural Design for Building Consent
  • 3D Revit Modelling

Jackson Street, Wellington

The Jackson Street development consists of 56 two storey dwellings in 13 separate terraced apartment blocks in Petone, Wellington. Resonant were able to introduce consistencies between the different apartment blocks to speed up the documentation phase and assist the client through time and cost savings during construction.

  • Design and Documentation
  • Structural Calculations
  • Structural Drawings
  • Construction Monitoring

West Melton Community and Recreation Centre

Resonant was engaged to design a new Community and Recreation Centre consisting of an indoor sports hall, meeting rooms and playcentre in Selwyn, Canterbury. The team delivered the structural and siteworks design and drafting along with construction monitoring for this project.

  • Structural Design and Draughting
  • Siteworks Design and Draughting
  • Construction Monitoring


Resonant have been engaged as Engineering Lead and Project Manager for the Placemakers Building in Kaiwharawhara, Wellington

The demolition of existing showroom and adjoining buildings and construction of new showroom, trade centre, offices and timber yard will be completed in 4 stages as the existing Placemakers business remains fully operational.

  • Topographical Survey
  • Siteworks Design and Draughting
  • Structural Design and Draughting
  • Resource Consent and Building Consenting
  • Shop Detailing
  • Tendering and Contract Documentation
  • Contract Administration/Project management
  • Construction Monitoring

PBT Cromwell

Resonant were engaged to deliver all engineering, design, shop drawings and management services of this new 2000m² warehouse and 120m² administrative block in Cromwell.

  • Site Surveying
  • Resource Consent
  • Structural Design and Draughting
  • Civil Site Works Design and Draughting
  • Shop Detailing
  • Tendering and Contract Documentation
  • Contract Administration and Project Management
  • Provision of Fire & Accessibility Report
  • Construction Monitoring

Mercedes Benz Showroom and Workshop

To design a new showroom and workshop for Mercedes Benz in Botany Downs, Auckland, Resonant was engaged to complete all of the structural and civil design work, shop drawings and construction monitoring. The Resonant team were able to efficiently deliver a visually appealing, functional workshop.

  • Structural Design and Draughting
  • Siteworks Design and Draughting
  • Resource Consent
  • Shop Detailing
  • Fire Report
  • Tendering and Contract Documentation
  • Contract Administration/Project Management
  • Construction Monitoring

Kingsdale Park

The Kingsdale Park project required Resonant to develop a rural 120 lot subdivision 15 minutes from Palmerston North. This will be completed in 6 stages on a topographically challenging site.

  • 6 Stage Subdivision
  • Consents
  • Preparation of Titles & Survey Plans
  • Land Information Lodgement
  • Surveying and Pegging Boundaries
  • Services Preparation
  • Contract Observation
  • Contract Administration