Our Services

We do things in a structured way.

Structured Engineering is a purposeful marriage of creative design with efficient solutions, rigorous discipline and applied engineering principles and building codes.

Structured Engineering means structured systems. At Kor, integrated engineering, drafting and construction teams embrace agile workflow processes. Our efficient design solutions are creative, compliant, and economical.

Kor is constantly striving to improve efficiency and add value to clients. Our aim is to do great work, and be easy to work with. We have ample experience bringing projects to fruition. Our core competencies include:

  • Structural Engineering for a wide range of building materials, including: reinforced concrete, structural steel, wood-frame and heavy timber construction, and masonry
  • Design of High-rise Reinforced Concrete Structures.
  • Performance-based Structural Analysis and Design
  • Design of Wood-Frame Buildings with a Dedicated Wood-frame Department.
  • Structural Plan Check and Peer Reviews
  • Expert Opinions and Structural Assessments

Kor is committed to upholding the highest quality management standards, operating systems and code compliance, as guided by authorities such as Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia

Jim DesRoches, Principal

Organizational Quality Management

As part of our commitment to delivering excellent service to our clients we have developed and follow gold standard operating systems with clear policies and procedures that drive efficiency for all our projects.

Our rigorous quality control practice follows the requirements for professional practice quality management set out in the EGBC Organizational Quality Management (OQM) Program and includes an Independent Engineering Check of all our structural designs by a professional engineer who was not involved in any aspects of the original design.

  • Established Organization Quality Management Policy structured from the EGBC Quality Management and Professional Practice Guidelines
  • Standardized policies and procedures, and well defined and regularly monitored project workflow with rigorous quality control at all stages of Design Development and Construction Review
  • We promote consistency, efficiency, and continual improvement in our work methods


We look ahead to ensure that we are prepared to meet tomorrow’s challenges. Technology is a critical enabler and we employ leading-edge industry software and technology to meet your needs. We use both AutoCAD and Revit/BIM, amongst others, to develop our construction documents and coordinate with design teams. To our clients, that means faster production, improved accuracy, and real-time communication and collaboration.

  • We utilize state of the art engineering design and drafting tools to develop and document our structural designs:
    • 3D Structural Analysis tools (ETABS, PERFORM3D)
    • Finite Element Slab Design tools (RAM Concept, SAFE)
    • Space Frame Structural Analysis Tools (STAAD, SAP2000, RAM Steel)
    • 3D & 2D Drafting software tools (REVIT, AutoCAD, Sketchup)
    • Collaboration at all stages of the project (BIM360, Procore, CMIC)
  • Dedicated IT Department with Internal Systems Manager focused on consistency, efficiency, and continual improvement of our systems and methods.