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

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

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

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

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Latest KNA News

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

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