Van Sande Structural Consultants


Over the past 28 years, the firm has established itself as one of the most respected and productive structural engineering firms in the region and maintains an excellent reputation for completing projects in a timely and professional manner always sensitive to our clients’ needs.  Paramount is our commitment to quality backed up by a very experienced staff.

The majority of services performed by Van Sande Structural Consultants have been for structures located throughout California’s Central and South Coast.  This work encompasses commercial, industrial and public facilities as well as private residences of all sizes.  Our experience also includes structural investigation and forensic studies, seismic strengthening of unreinforced masonry buildings, remodels and additions, fire rebuilds, construction administration and shop drawing review.

The firm has considerable expertise in working with various building construction techniques and materials such as conventional wood frame, masonry, cast-in-place and precast/prestressed concrete, conventional and three-dimensional ductile moment-resisting steel frames, and computer modeling and finite element analysis.

In addition to utilizing conventional building construction techniques and materials, Van Sande Structural Consultants has considerable experience in the use of a variety of “Green” materials such as adobe, straw bale, insulating Hybrid Block, structural insulating panels (SIPS), Rastra Block, recycled concrete, recycled lumber, engineered wood products and adaptive re-use of existing buildings.

We look forward to assisting you with your structural engineering needs.  Please visit us online at


Van Sande Structural Consultants
2920 De La Vina Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105