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Press Releases from Structural Focus (12 total)

Structural Focus Members Honored at SEAOSC End-of-Year Awards

Los Angeles-area, CA, June 14, 2017 — Structural Focus members received awards during last week’s Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) End-of-Year Awards & President's Dinner. SEAOSC President Jeff Ellis granted the S.B. Barnes Research Award to Structural Focus President David Cocke, SE and the Presidential Certificate of Appreciation to Structural Focus Associate Samuel Mengelkoch, SE. The S.B. Barnes Research Award recognizes Mr. Cocke’s efforts as part of

Structural Focus Receives Honors for Innovative Structural Engineering Design

Los Angeles-area, CA, June 13, 2017 — At last week’s 2017 SEAOSC Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards dinner, Structural Focus received an Award of Excellence in the Seismic Retrofit - Small Project category for the renovation of KTLA Channel 5. To house KTLA Channel 5, Sunset Bronson Studios - Stage 6 went through a major upgrade designed by Bastien and Associates and Structural Focus. The 75-year-old building presented unique challenges

Structural Focus President David Cocke Honored as a Virginia Tech Distinguished …

Los Angeles-area, CA, April 5, 2017 -- David Cocke has been honored as a Virginia Tech Distinguished Alumnus by the Charles E. via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He was inducted into the CEE Academy of Distinguished Alumni at a celebration on March 31, 2007. “The Academy of Distinguished Alumni recognizes alumni of the Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering for their accomplishments and commitment

CBRE Masonic Temple Receives the SEAOC Excellence in Structural Engineering Awar …

Los Angeles-area, CA, October 26, 2016 -- Structural Focus team members accepted the Structural Engineers Association of California (SEAOC) Excellence in Structural Engineering Merit Award in the Historic Preservation category during the SEAOC 2016 Annual Convention in Maui, Hawaii. Structural Focus President, David Cocke, S.E. accompanied by Project Engineer, Brendan Ramos, S.E., and Design Engineer, Maria Mohammed, P.E. represented the firm. Brendan Ramos was also awarded the 2016 Nabih Youssef

CBRE Masonic Temple Receives Engineering News-Record California’s Best Project …

Los Angeles-area, CA, October 18, 2016 -- Structural Focus President, David Cocke, S.E. and the CBRE Masonic Temple team accepted ENR California’s Best Project Award in the Renovation/ Restoration category during the ENR Awards Breakfast in Los Angeles, CA. Caruso Affiliated partnered with the tenant, CBRE Group Inc.; architect, Gensler; preservation consultant, Page & Turnbull; contractor, W.E. O’Neil; and structural engineer, Structural Focus, to successfully transform the historic building into

The American Architecture Awards Honor the Renovations of the John Anson Ford Am …

Los Angeles-area, CA, September 6, 2016 -- The John Anson Ford Amphitheatre renovation by Levin & Associates Architects, and Kelly Sutherlin McLeod Architecture restorations of the Olan G. and Aida T. Hafley House and the Killingsworth Office Building recently received national recognition by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. The three projects received the 2016 American Architecture

Structural Focus Named #4 Best Small Employer in Los Angeles

Los Angeles-area, CA, August 23, 2016 -- The Los Angeles Business Journal honored Structural Focus as one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. The structural engineering firm placed 4th out of 30 award-winning companies in the small employer category (15-49 employees). Structural Focus was the top engineering company in the category. “The awards program honors the best employers in Los Angeles, benefiting the county’s economy, workforce, and

Structural Focus President David Cocke Joins the Los Angeles Conservancy Board o …

Los Angeles-area, CA, August 3, 2016 -- David Cocke has been elected as a member of the Los Angeles Conservancy’s Board of Directors. The Los Angeles Conservancy is a nonprofit membership organization that works through education and advocacy to recognize, preserve, and revitalize the historic architectural and cultural resources of Los Angeles County. David has been an active member since joining the Conservancy in the mid-1990s. He helped organize a

Structural Focus Receives the ASCE MLAB Outstanding Historical Building Renovati …

Los Angeles-area, CA, July 19, 2016 -- Structural Focus accepted the 2016 Outstanding Historical Building Renovation Project of the Year Award for The Masonic Temple project from the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Caruso Affiliated partnered with the tenant, CBRE Group Inc.; architect, Gensler; contractor, W.E. O’Neil; and structural engineer, Structural Focus, to successfully transform the historic building into a state-of-the-art creative office

Structural Focus Projects Receive LABC Architectural Awards

Los Angeles-area, CA, July 7, 2016 -- The Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) recently recognized two Structural Focus projects as part of its annual Architectural Awards. The Red Bull Headquarters in Santa Monica received the 2016 Architectural Award - Interiors category. Glendale’s Masonic Temple received the 2016 Architectural Award - Renovated Buildings category. Red Bull’s project consisted of the tenant improvement of an existing 68,400 square foot two-story warehouse facility.

Structural Focus Named One of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by Los Ange …

Los Angeles-area, CA, July 6, 2016 -- Structural Focus was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Los Angeles. This tenth annual program was created by the Los Angeles Business Journal (LABJ) and Best Companies Group. This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Los Angeles, benefiting the county's economy, workforce and businesses. The list is made up

Structural Focus receives the SEAOSC Excellence in Structural Engineering Award …

Los Angeles-area, CA, June 2, 2016 -- Structural Focus accepted the 2016 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award for The Masonic Temple project from the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC). Caruso Affiliated partnered with the tenant, CBRE Group Inc.; architect, Gensler; contractor, W.E. O’Neil; and structural engineer, Structural Focus, to successfully transform the historic building into a state-of-the-art creative office space within the parameters of a significant landmark building.