Click on the links below to explore the various publications in the field of structural engineering, as well as read about OKAMOTO’s own recent projects.
If you want a home that’s perfect for you, there’s only one solution: Build that home yourself with the help of professionals. Because when you custom-build a home, you get to make sure that every last design detail is just the way you like, and hiring the right pros can ensure that every other detail… Continue Reading →Continue Reading →
Structural engineering is a time-honored profession that dates back as far as 2700 B.C.E. when construction on Egypt’s pyramids began. And while it’s true that many underlying principles in the industry have stayed steady over the years, it would be a mistake to dismiss new technological innovations and techniques. Today’s structural engineers have more tools… Continue Reading →Continue Reading →
1. Design and Practicality It can be easy to become a bit overly focused on certain aspects of a design when your major concern is form and function. You might agonize over how to shape a specific space, for example, or where to place certain departments or services in a commercial building. Sometimes you might… Continue Reading →Continue Reading →
What the human eye can’t see In North America, a large portion of the buildings and infrastructure built last century are nearing the end of their design life. Nowadays, the most commonly used practice for investigating the health of these structures is through visual inspections. While these are able to detect deficiencies, there are times… Continue Reading →Continue Reading →
Here’s what I learned attending the International Council of Shopping Center’s Idea Exchange. There were probably 800 attendees, and it was a full day event. First-Timers Orientation Breakfast Moderator: Chris Wilson, Executive VP, JLL Recommended attending the Western States ICSC event (5,000 attendees) Can learn from the CBPA – California Building Properties Association RECON –… Continue Reading →Continue Reading →
John Cruikshank was recently interviewed on an episode of “Greater Success and Happiness in Reach” where he talked about the secrets to project execution that helps small businesses and entrepreneurs reach greater success and happiness. Click Here To Listen To The InterviewContinue Reading →
I have worked as a civil engineer for the past thirty years, but only once during that time have I been asked “Will you be our project manager/engineer for a live event to catch a skydiver with no parachute jumping from 25,000 feet?” Talk about Extreme Engineering! This question was asked of me on April… Continue Reading →Continue Reading →