Specialty Structures

Exponent engineers consult on large scale construction projects.

Address uncharted construction challenges with cutting-edge multidisciplinary expertise

From airports to green buildings, Exponent is uniquely qualified to consult on constructing specialty structures that require wide-ranging scientific and engineering expertise to improve safety and performance.

How do you ensure design integrity and prevent potential failures in specialty structures?

For more than 50 years, Exponent has investigated structural failures ranging from major catastrophes to simple performance failures in thousands of construction projects. In studying the failures of the past, we have developed specialized expertise in manifold structural systems that have specialized functions and behaviors. Exponent's structural engineers draw on the firm's 90+ science and engineering disciplines, applying state-of-the-art analytical and testing methods, and offer specialized expertise in sustainable buildings, bridges, airports, parking garages, pre-engineered metal buildings, bulk storage structures, and underground metros.


Exponent's multidisciplinary teams can support a range of consulting requirements for specialty structures, helping to enhance performance and reduce failure.

Our Capabilities Are Unparalleled

With expertise in over 90 disciplines and hundreds of capabilities, tools, and methodologies — we get to the root of even the most complex challenges and give you the objective answers you need.


Our global and comprehensive expertise across industries gives us a deep understanding of current challenges, best industry practices, and the implications of emerging technologies.