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

I have worked with KNA as a project architect and owner’s representative for the past 15 years. Projects included K-12 schools and Los Angeles County facilities. Their response time for any issue is remarkable. When it came time to build my own house, KNA was the only option.  

Dennis Simonian Architect January 15, 2017

Since relocating to California nine years ago, I have worked with several structural engineers. KNA is head and shoulders above the others I have worked with and is my go-to structural engineer. Their entire staff is extremely responsive and conducts all business in a highly professional manner. Their engineering approach and code expertise means they …

Leigh Anne Jones, AIA January 16, 2017

The collaborative team at KNA face-lifted the early completion of all phases and overall completion of the project. The County of San Bernardino will have the opportunity to start 911/Dispatch operations for Sheriff and County Fire and the ability to use their “Public Safety Operations Center” (command and control for emergency operations center) weeks ahead …

Luis Lizama Project Manager January 8, 2017

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KNA Hits the Road for the 2018 Annual Career Fair Tour

An important aspect of recruitment and spreading the word about KNA Structural Engineers, is our attendance at career fairs. Students and companies get to meet face-to-face and “size each other up.” KNA’s close relationship with Cal Poly San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly SLO) gives ... Read More

Seismic Rehabilitation for Plummer Auditorium

A historic landmark since 1994 located on the Fullerton High School campus, Plummer Auditorium has been a staple of Fullerton and north Orange County since 1930. KNA was asked to provide structural engineering services for the seismic rehabilitation of the ... Read More