At LBB, our proficiency in architectural design serves to further strengthen our commercial engineering capability. We use many of the same advanced tools and systems – such as 3-D modeling and our total integrated design concept – that place our architectural projects at the forefront of innovation.
LBB has licensed engineers in 37 states, as well as an alliance with the international management consulting firm FMI to value-engineer client properties. We also have a strong presence in the structural steel industry, currently servicing 12 steel fabrication shops.
Commercial services include: commercial / industrial structural engineering; design / build team specialists; special inspection and threshold services; value engineering service; steel connection design and shop drawings. Client projects include office buildings, shopping centers, institutional facilities, condominiums, retirement communities, adult care living facilities, build-out, special aluminum framing, steel framing and stainless steel components.
LBB performed preliminary design work on Universal Orlando’s The Wizarding World of Harry Potter immersive environment, which is scheduled to launch in 2010. Other commercial engineering clients include: ABC Fine Wine & Spirits; Cuchaci & Peterson Architects, Inc.; Foote Steel Corp; John Hancock; McDonald’s Corp.; NASA; Nitram Fertilizer Corp.; Petco; Port Square Construction Co.; Walt Disney Co. and Wedgewood Services, Inc.
Engineering Design Analysis
LBB’s 3-D engineering modeling permits quick, easy detection of – and solutions to – dimensional problems by providing accurate visualization of the entire project in a 3-D environment.
Our strategic partnership with Keymark Technologies provides our clients with a variety of value engineering processes to assist in the design of roof / floor trusses and wall panels. Clients also can receive geometric data, more accurate estimates, material take-offs and material lists.