Wood Frame Building Collapsed as Part of Research

VCA has been involved with researchers who recently made news using the UCSD Shake Table to throw a series of maximum credible earthquakes (MCE) at a specially constructed prototype building. This testing is part of ongoing research into the behavior of multi-story... read more

Kickstart Your Resume – Structural Engineering

VCA Structural, a leader in large mixed-use projects, is hiring immediately for a Project Engineer in our Orange County office. This position is intended for engineers who are interested in taking their career to the next level. The successful candidate will be... read more

Former RBF Consulting CFO Doug Frost Joins VCA Structural

VCA Structural, the premier multi-family and mixed-use structural engineering firm based in Orange County, Calif., announced the addition of Mr. Doug Frost as Chief Financial Officer to its growing staff. Mr. Frost comes to VCA after 28 years at RBF Consulting, one of... read more

On the Boards – Wood Framing in REVIT

VCA has been at the forefront of integrating wood framing into the 3d modeling with REVIT. While many engineers have been using REVIT successfully for steel and concrete design, VCA was the first in California to pull permits on a fully REVIT wood structure, according... read more

VCA Welcomes Christopher Turner, SE

The VCA family has recently expanded with the addition of Christopher Turner, a well known structural engineer with over 14 years experience in light-frame residential and commercial construction. According to Bob Chou of VCA, “Chris is well respected by his... read more

Green Division – Energy Rebates!

Last year we established VCA Green, which has been busy assisting developers and architects with LEED certification, commissioning, CALGreen compliance, training and a host of other services including energy rebates, which is proving very attractive to our clients.... read more