Services Provided by L.A. Fuess Partners

Structural Design Services

L.A. Fuess Partners assists Architects and Owners in the structural design of buildings for new structures and renovations by offering the following services:

  • Design ideas for architecturally exposed structures
  • Innovative structural solutions that help achieve architectural design objectives
  • Ideas that reduce cost and construction duration while enhancing functionality and serviceability
  • Alternative structural system studies for function and economy
  • Assistance in coordinating and accommodating non-structural building components
  • Design and documentation of structural systems for contracting and construction
  • Construction administration

Planning / Feasibility Studies

  • Development of structural concepts
  • Budget pricing documents
  • Value engineering of structural systems

Peer Review / Plan Check

  • Design and constructability review
  • Structural economy review

Building Evaluation / Investigation

  • Investigation of structural concerns
  • Structural competency evaluation for prospective buyers and sellers
  • Structural loading and capacity analysis

Building Information Modeling Services

Since 2006, L.A. Fuess Partners has utilized Autodesk Revit for three-dimensional building information modeling (BIM) to produce construction documents for our firm’s projects. Our firm has emerged as an industry leader in the application of BIM and Revit technology – leading dialogue with other design firms, construction companies, and building owners. We collaborate with other leading BIM pioneers to advance our firm’s modeling knowledge-base and technical capabilities.

In 2010, L.A. Fuess Partners began to leverage our firm’s expertise in building design and BIM technology to provide construction modeling services, with a primary focus on structural and architectural trades, for subcontractors and general contractors. Our firm’s construction-phase modeling services include:

  • Modeling of concrete, masonry, and steel structures for the purposes of clash detection, coordination, and layout
  • Modeling of interior and exterior drywall framing and ceiling and soffit systems
  • Modeling of non-structural masonry, such as brick and cut or cast stone
  • BIM-enabled shop drawings and field-use drawings derived from coordinated models
  • Existing building modeling
  • BIM-enabled constructability reviews of structural systems

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HUB/DBE Affiliate

Professional structural engineering services for the design of commercial and institutional buildlings – both new and renovated structures.

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Featured Structural Projects

  • Museum Tower Complete, Nighttime
  • Granite Park Phase III Exterior
  • The Joule Hotel Exterior
  • Leonard Florence Center - Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home Construction
  • Salem State University Fitness Center Construction
  • Museum Tower Complete, Nighttime
  • Granite Park Phase III Exterior
  • The Joule Hotel Exterior
  • Leonard Florence Center - Chelsea Jewish Nursing Home Construction
  • Salem State University Fitness Center Construction

Featured BIM Projects

  • Firelake Hotel - Overall Interior
  • Southern Nazarene University Residence Hall - Overall Rendering
  • Baylor Medical Center Cancer Center - Northwest Perspective
  • Rendering of Dallas City Performance Hall
  • Museum Tower - Lobby Perspective
  • Sacramento International Airport Central Terminal B - Interior - Spine
  • Firelake Hotel - Overall Interior
  • Southern Nazarene University Residence Hall - Overall Rendering
  • Baylor Medical Center Cancer Center - Northwest Perspective
  • Rendering of Dallas City Performance Hall
  • Museum Tower - Lobby Perspective
  • Sacramento International Airport Central Terminal B - Interior - Spine

Our HUB/DBE Affiliate

Ponce-Fuess Engineering