You design buildings for form and function,
we engineer them
for greater value. with integrity. with creative solutions. to be safe and sound.

Where Talent and Trust Intersect

Buildings built right stand the test of time. So do companies.

We've been earning our clients’ trust since 1996. An award-winning, full-service structural engineering firm, KNA delivers innovative solutions to the educational, civic, healthcare and commercial industries. We could stand on our laurels, but that's not our style. Longevity requires talent, tenacity and flexibility—the same qualities our clients demand to carry out their creative vision.

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Diverse Talent. Diverse Projects.

KNA engineering services preserves design aesthetics, reduces construction costs and delivers exceptional service and quality on every project.

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Smart Solutions. Superior Service.

Guided by integrity, open communication and responsiveness, we’re able to deliver exceptional service and form strong relationships with architects, building owners and contractors.

KNA Value Design Approach

Collaborative Approach with Clients

KNA believes in collaborating with our clients and Design Team members early and often. In our experience, this is the best way to achieve a client's vision, ensure fiscal responsibility and complete the project on time.

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Here’s What Clients Say About Us

Sandy Pringle Associates has worked with KNA for many years. The quality of work has always been excellent and they are promptly responsive and are well versed with the project documents. It’s always been our pleasure to discover that KNA is part of one of our projects. They help make any project a success for the owner, the …

Sandy Pringle Principal

For over thirty-five years, I have been associated with the design, engineering and construction professions, and as an architect, I have had the pleasure of collaborating with KNA on a myriad of projects. Those projects have included educational, healthcare, municipal, sports, entertainment, ecumenical, residential, other commercial and non-commercial projects. I would highly recommend KNA Structural …

Brent Palmer Architect and Program Manager

The most impressive distinguishing aspect of KNA is that the principals are hands-on and reachable.

Frisco White Principal

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Latest KNA News

Santa Ana USD’s INDA Academy

KNA Structural Engineers is honored to be part of Westgroup Designs' team designing Santa Ana Unified School District's new leading-edge INDA Academy, which will center around their "DREAMS" curriculum (Design, Research, Engineering, Arts, Math, and Science). This exciting ... Read More

The Internship Must Go On! (Even During Covid)

This year, our summer intern had a slightly different experience than our interns in previous years, but he definitely made the best of it! Nick Lyon, a senior Civil Engineering student at Cal Poly SLO, said this of his experience working with our office: "My time at KNA ... Read More

SEAOSC Award of Merit – Le-Jao Student Center

KNA Structural Engineers was honored to be the recipient of the Award of Merit in the Retrofit/Alteration category from the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California at their annual Excellence in Structural Engineering ceremony, which was held virtually this ... Read More