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

For the past 20 years KNA Structural Engineers has been one of the most successful companies we have in our A/E/P client base. As their CPA and business consulting firm, we can attest to what a conservative management philosophy and attention to client service can result in: namely, consistent financial success from year-to-year and many …

Joe Belden

For more than 20 years, Dealey Renton has been proud to be KNA’s insurance broker. It is always been apparent that they are committed to providing excellent service and consistent professional results that support their client’s objectives. Their focus on confidence and collaboration is a model for any design firm.

Kenneth J. Wittman Senior Vice President

I have worked with KNA Structural Engineers for over 20 years and have found them to be the best in the business. I have always been able to get accurate detailed explanations from KNA regarding their designs. They are always open to my suggestions and ideas. They perform in a very timely manner and meet their commitments. I recommend …

Mat Havens Director of Facility Acquisition & Development

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Latest KNA News

Dave Nelson’s Successful Career Comes to a Close

Leader, Colleague, Mentor, Friend As of March 31st, 2021, after 44 years in the field of structural engineering, Dave Nelson is hanging up his T-square and slide rule to begin his hard-earned retirement years. We will miss his presence here in the office, but after all he ... Read More

Congratulations to our New Associate–Travis Culp, S.E.

KNA Structural Engineers is delighted to announce the promotion of one of our dedicated employees! Travis Culp is a highly respected member of KNA's team not only for his excellence in engineering, but also for his superb management skills and easy-going nature. With his ... Read More

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