Zarrabi & Associés specializes in conception of structures. We are specialists in designing all types of structures of any size & configuration. Working closely with general contractors, architects, developers and owners, Zarrabi & Associés guarantees to provide the most economical and optimal designs in a timely manner.

Our services

  • Preparation & coordination of structural drawings for permit, tender and construction
  • Construction and rehabilitation of wood, steel and concrete structures
  • Inspection and maintenance of facades and parking lots, (applications of the law 122 of Quebec)
  • Steel drawings based on Canadian and American building codes
  • Steel connection design
  • In depth study of structural behavior of buildings (static and dynamic)
  • Structural analysis using computer 3D modeling software
  • Shop-drawings review
  • Site visits and preparation of detailed inspection reports for all types of buildings
  • Site supervision during construction
  • Inspection and restoration of heritage buildings

Our expertise

COMPLETE STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF BUILDINGS:

  • RESIDENTIAL, COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIEL & INSTITUTIONAL
  • STEEL, CONCRETE & WOODEN STRUCTURE
  • FOUNDATION DESIGN
  • SMALL, MEDIUM AND HIGH-RISE BUILDINGS

SMALL RENOVATIONS AND REHABILITATIONS

  • BEARING WALL REMOVAL
  • EXTENSIONS OR ADDITION OF FLOORS TO EXISTING BUILDINGS
  • NEW OPENINGS IN LOAD BEARING WALLS
  • LOWERING BASEMENT LEVELS AND UNDERPINNING EXISTING FOUNDATIONS
  • CONFORMITY LETTERS AND SITE SUPERVISION
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ENGINEERING REPORTS

  • DETAILED ENGINEERING REPORT CONCERNING THE BUILDING’S STRUCTURE
  • RECOMMENDATIONS FOR STRUCTURAL DEFICIENCIES
  • FOUNDATION INSPECTION FOR CRACKS AND WATER INFILTRATION
  • FAÇADE INSPECTION REPORT
  • ROOF INSPECTION

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RETROFIT AND REHABILITATION OF EXISTING BUILDINGS

  • PROVIDE OPTIMAL SOLUTIONS FOR UPGRADING BUILDINGS TO CURRENT CODES
  • UTILISITATION OF CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGIES SUCH AS FRICTION DAMPERS
  • SAVING UP TO 60% OF CONSTRUCTION COSTS COMPARED TO CONVENTIONAL METHODS

BUILDING RESTORATION

  • EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS TO REPAIRING, RESTORING AND MAINTAINING DETERIORATING AND DAMAGED STRUCTURES
  • RELIABLE ADVICE FOR RESTORING STRUCTURES NOT CONFORMING TO PRESENT BUILDING CODES
  • EVALUATION OF SIMPLE OR COMPLEX STRUCTURES FOR HIDDEN DAMAGES AND STRESSES
  • INCREASE THE DURABILITY, FUNCTION AND PERFORMANCE OF YOUR EXISTING STRUCTURE WITH INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
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STEEL CONNECTION DESIGN

  • DESIGN OF STEEL CONNECTIONS BASED ON AMERICAN AND CANADIAN CODES
  • DESIGN OF SHEAR, MOMENT AND BRACING CONNECTIONS
  • DESIGN OF MEMBERS WITH AXIAL LOADS
  • SHOP-DRAWINGS REVIEW