Our Services Speak for Themselves

 

Putting the resources of talent, computers and teamwork within your grasp, Matsen Ford Design offers a wide range of capabilities including:

 

  -Conventional structural system design, including concrete foundations, engineered masonry, structural steel, precast concrete, wood framing and pre-engineered metal building systems.

 

  -Cold-formed steel framing design, including load bearing projects of up to nine stories in height, including projects in critical seismic zones. Curtainwall back-up for architectural finishes ranging from brick veneer to composite metal panel to synthetic cement plaster and many other systems. Roof/roof truss framing for spans of 50 feet or more.

 

  -Finish systems design, including Exterior Insulated Finish Systems (EIFS), various stone and masonry assemblies, exterior thin cast concrete assemblies and architectural metal panels. Prefabricated panels (finish & frame). 

 

 -Testing and product technical data development. 

 

  -Major model and local building code research reports and approvals.

 

  -Seminars and speaking engagements