Josh Richards PE, SE

Principal

Portland, OR

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    Background

    Josh brings exceptional knowledge of structural design and detailing to his projects. Attentive and responsive, Josh likes working in a team environment. He brainstorms with owners and design teams to develop solutions that offer creativity, constructability, cost efficiency, and a high level of client satisfaction. For Josh, full integration with the design team provides a maximum sense of accomplishment and success. Josh’s primary area of expertise includes renovation and seismic upgrades & analysis. Many of these projects incorporate Performance Based Seismic Design analysis tools. His portfolio includes detail-intensive projects, incorporating a large variety of programs, including many educational, commercial, and essential facilities. Josh was the project manager on the Music and Science Building Addition to Hood River Middle School –  the first Energy Trust Path to Net-Zero project completed in Oregon, and winner of the 2030 Challenge Design Award for AIA Portland 2010.

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    Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Ohio University
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    Project Experience

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    Licenses

    • Registered Structural Engineer: OR, WA, CA
    • Registered Civil Engineer: OR, WA, CA, MT
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    Affiliations

    • American Institute of Steel Construction
    • Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
    • Structural Engineers Association of Oregon
    • American Society of Civil Engineers
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    Blog Posts

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