Structural Designs

DR Consulting Engineers provides professional services in the structural design, documentation and certification of a wide range of structures. We undertake third party reviews.

We pride ourselves on fast turnaround times. We undertake every project on a case by case basis to ensure the structural details provided are specific to your project with the most economical design and minimum carbon footprint.

Our structural design services include but are not limited to the following:-

  • Single and multi-storey structures
  • Design of timber, steel, masonry and concrete structures
  • Renovations and additions, room extensions, wall removals
  • Timber decks and boundary retaining walls
  • Footings and slab on ground for customised projects
  • Swimming Pools
  • Roof Structures
  • Retaining walls and screen walls
  • Wind classification to AS4055
  • Soil classification for residential slabs & footings to AS2870
  • Geotechnical investigation
  • Bearing capacity calculations
  • Pavement subgrade evaluation and design to AUSTROADS guidelines


  • Standard footing details for all site soil classes with cavity brick, brick veneer and clad frame houses
  • Standard designs of all types of patios including flat/skillion, gable, dome and hip pyramid patios
  • Standard Tie-Down details for Roof Cover Conversion

  • Single and multi-storey developments
  • Office and mixed-use developments
  • Mezzanine structures
  • Internal fit-out requirements including partitioning framing and wall removals


  • Workshop and warehouse structures
  • Concrete tilt panel and steel clad construction
  • Crane runway beams & monorails

  • Modular structures
  • Transportable requirements
  • Temporary site or sales offices design