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Seismic Retrofit of Commercial Buildings

The Tyler Building El Granada Building Cheeseboard Pizza 1100 57th Avenue


Seismic Retrofits of Apartment Buildings with Soft-Story Condition

301 Carl St 1735 Sutter 1517 Francisco St 2340 Hilgard Ave
2435 Hilgard Ave 2505 Virginia St 1497 Hopkins St 1682 Scenic Dr
1921 Delaware St 2301 Telegraph Ave 1423 MLK Jr. Wy 1615 MLK Jr. Wy
1603 Prince St 1812 Francisco St 1275 Bonita Ave 2009 McGee Ave
2801 College Ave 1980 Curtis St    


Seismic Retrofit of Single Family Homes

Piedmont Foundation and Seismic Strengthening Burlingame Basement Addition, Foundation and Seismic Strengthening San Pablo, Basement Addition and Seismic Upgrade  

Seismic Retrofit


Enginious Structures, Inc. has been working extensively with the Bay Area municipalities to ensure compliance with Soft-Story Ordinances. We help building owners to bring their buildings in compliance with the soft-story ordinance. Out of the dozens of seismic reports Enginious Structures has prepared, all of them have been approved and many retrofits have successfully been completed to the full satisfaction of the building owners and municipalities. In addition to preparing the engineering evaluation report, Enginious Structures can prepare design documents for the strengthening design and assist owners in selecting the right contractor and providing engineering support as required during the construction. By choosing Enginious Structures to complete your seismic engineering design, you can ensure that it will be sustainable, innovative, yet practical and cost-effective.

Residential Seismic Projects


If you would like to know more about retrofitting the house you live in, here is a good video on home retrofits. Always consult with a structural engineer to ensure the completeness of your home's soft story retrofit.