Thursday, May 27th, 2021

Mass Timber: Wood Fiber Volume
by Paige Viehouser

In our last post on mass timber, we discussed early onboarding of a general contractor and mass timber supplier to … read more

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Mass Timber: Early Onboarding
by Paige Viehouser

Mass Timber. It seems to be on everybody’s minds these days, and for good reason! Mass Timber allows for flexibility … read more

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

A Summer at catena
by Kachun Choi

Hello everyone, my name is Kachun Choi and I interned at catena consulting engineers for the summer. The past 14 … read more

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Catena Adds Associate to Team
by Sara Atkinson

Mike Astrella comes to catena with 13 years of experience. A University at Buffalo alumnus, Mike said he’s always been … read more

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

New Engineer Joins catena Team
by Sara Atkinson

Nana Ochiai – Engineer Nana joins catena after graduating from the University of California, Berkeley with a Master in Structural … read more

Monday, August 20th, 2018

A Day in the Life of an Intern
by Mike Murphy and Damian Andreani

What does an intern in the field of structural engineering do on a daily basis? At catena, the senior engineers … read more

Saturday, January 20th, 2018

Design For Good
by Sara Atkinson

Gray Magazine awarded the Treeline Stage and S.A.F.E. POD Initiative the Design for Good award! Members of our team worked … read more

Friday, December 29th, 2017

Catena Hires Two New Employees
by Sara Atkinson

Jin Yu – Engineer Jin joins our team of engineers with a Master of Science in Structural Engineering from the … read more

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

From Portland, OR to Dallas, TX
by Candace Sy and Chris Thompson

Candace Sy is a structural engineer with catena consulting engineers. She previously worked for catena from 2014 – 2016, but … read more

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

catena’s conference table
by Kate Rurik

It began around the pool table.  Or was it the ping-pong table? Recollections are slightly hazy as to which one … read more

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Structural Steel Rules of Thumb
by Avery Morris

Structural steel has been an integral part of the building industry since the development of the Bessemer process in the … read more

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Two Engineers Join catena’s Growing Team
by Kate Rurik

Nikki Chinprapinporn completed her master’s degree in structural engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.  Originally from Bangkok, Thailand, … read more

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

catena hires three staff to growing team
by Kate Rurik

Candace Sy: Engineer Candace Sy joined catena consulting engineers with an enthusiasm for designing physical structures that have a tangible impact … read more

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

catena promotes Hall to Associate
by Kate Rurik

Catena Consulting Engineers is pleased to announce Gretchen Hall’s promotion to Associate.  Celebrating ten years of commitment to the catena … read more

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Hanson Stadium Roof Dedication
by Paige Viehouser

Pacific University dedicated the new roof covering Hanson Stadium’s seating on Saturday, September 6, 2014.  During half-time of the Pacific … read more

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

catena welcomes a new designer
by Paige Viehouser

Catena is proud to announce that Timothy A. Sapienza joined the firm as a Designer. Timothy is a recent graduate … read more

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Art House Opens
by Paige Viehouser

Construction of the Pacific NW College of Art’s first campus project is complete and students are already making it their … read more

Monday, September 9th, 2013

canstruction 2013
by Paige Viehouser

Catena consulting engineers teamed with R & H Construction for the 2013 Canstruction competition held in Portland, Oregon. With the … read more

Monday, September 9th, 2013

catena welcomes a new associate
by Paige Viehouser

catena is proud to announce that Jason M. Thompson joined the firm as an Associate. With nearly 20 years of … read more