DCI EngineersSeattle, WA
Has Experience with these buildings:
Assembly (Worship, Restaurant, Theater), Business (Office), Civic (Recreational), Educational, Factory/Industrial, Government, Hotel/Motel, Institutional, Mercantile (Retail), Mixed-Use, Multi-Family (Apartments, Condos), Storage (Warehouse, Parking), Student Housing
Has Experience with these materials:
Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), Nail-Laminated Timber (NLT), Dowel-Laminated Timber (DLT), Glue-Laminated Timber (GLT or glulam), Heavy Timber Decking, Hybrid (wood with steel or concrete), Structural Composite Lumber (e.g. LVL and LSL), Wood-Concrete Composite Systems
Has Experience with construction types:
I-A, I-B, II-A, II-B, III-A, III-B, IV-A, IV-B, IV-C, IV-HT, V-A, V-B
DCI Engineers has provided client-focused structural wood and mass timber services for over three decades. With 350+ employees in 16 offices, DCI Engineers is licensed in all U.S. states and most Canadian provinces.
Our extensive mass timber portfolio includes several milestone projects: The Bullitt Center, the first Living Building Challenge and greenest office project in the U.S.; 1 De Haro, the first Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) building of its type in California; Project One, the first in the country to utilize Mass Plywood Panels (MPP); and the First United Bank in Fredericksburg, Texas, a net-zero buildings and the first project in the U.S. to utilize Southern Pine CLT. DCI recognizes mass timber as a low carbon alternative and is committed to green building design. Many of our buildings have achieved LEED®, Living Building ChallengeSM, and Net-Zero certification
DCI’s services include cost-effective solutions for fire-rated member and connection detailing, composite wood and concrete systems, among other types of hybrid structural systems. This understanding of materials involves integration into whole building design, along with MEP/F systems, acoustic design, cladding compatibility, fiber optimization, and vibrational analyses. DCI Engineers has designed low-rise, mid-rise, and now high-rise (following the 2021 IBC Type IV construction types) with various occupancies including office, multifamily, healthcare, and education.
DCI Engineers has worked with manufacturers, research universities, and industry leaders over the years, bringing successful and exciting wood and mass timber solutions to market for owners, developers, architects and contractors. Having a trusted and experienced partner is critical to project success and DCI Engineers looks forward to collaborating with you on your next timber project!