Our Services Speak for Themselves


Putting the resources of talent, computers and teamwork within your grasp, Matsen Ford Design offers a wide range of capabilities including:


  -Conventional structural system design, including concrete foundations, engineered masonry, structural steel, precast concrete, wood framing and pre-engineered metal building systems.


  -Cold-formed steel framing design, including load bearing projects of up to nine stories in height, including projects in critical seismic zones. Curtainwall back-up for architectural finishes ranging from brick veneer to composite metal panel to synthetic cement plaster and many other systems. Roof/roof truss framing for spans of 50 feet or more.


  -Finish systems design, including Exterior Insulated Finish Systems (EIFS), various stone and masonry assemblies, exterior thin cast concrete assemblies and architectural metal panels. Prefabricated panels (finish & frame). 


 -Testing and product technical data development. 


  -Major model and local building code research reports and approvals.


  -Seminars and speaking engagements