Shipping Container Building

This is a project we are wrapping up on. It should begin construction around October 2021. It’s a combination container structure and structural steel, with a concrete deck for the second floor. It’s a creative combination of different types of structure (concrete, masonry, steel, containers) to provide an attractive design. The containers from my standpoint…

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Abandoned Terminal

This past week Governor Gavin Newsom stated that California would ban gas powered cars in 15 years. Also, an article appeared in Forbes magazine on September 26. It is predicting that Tesla’s proposed $25,000 electric car would mean “Game Over” for gas and oil. That made me think. What happens when cars go electric to the…

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The Architect on this project was Travis Price Architects, and we (Runkle Consulting, Inc) were the Structural Engineers. The project is a three story apartment building built for student housing near Catholic University. It was challenging for us because it was such a short time frame. We started design in March, and the project was…

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