• Industry

    Engineer

  • Services offered

    Engineer - Structural

  • States served

    Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

  • Has Experience with these building types:

    Assembly (Worship, Restaurant), Business (Office), Civic (Recreational), Educational, Government, Institutional, Mixed-Use

  • Has Experience with these material types:

    Mass Timber, Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT), Nail-Laminated Timber (NLT), Dowel-Laminated Timber (DLT), Glue-Laminated Timber (GLT), Timber-Frame / Post and Beam, Heavy Timber Decking, Hybrid (wood with steel or concrete), Structural Composite Lumber (e.g. LVL and LSL), Wood-Concrete Composite Systems, Light-Frame, I-joists, Lumber, Open-web trusses, Wood structural panels

  • Has experience with these 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

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Leif is a Principal and key member of MKA's Cultural Specialist Group. His design experience includes performing arts venues up to 12 stories, 2,000 seats, and 80,000 square feet; a 10-story expansion to a world-renowned museum; renovation and addition to a historic 507,000-square-foot landmark museum; and The Perelman Center at the World Trade Center. Leif leads MKA’s Wood Technical Specialist Team and has applied his expertise to the designs of Lincoln Park Zoo South Pond Addition in Chicago, Illinois and LeMay–America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, Washington, both winners of national wood design awards. As a LEED accredited professional, Leif’s environmentally friendly designs often focus on reduced material quantities.

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