About Joshua B. Kardon + Company
Established in 1978, Joshua B. Kardon + Company is a small, service-oriented structural engineering firm. Owner and principal engineer, Joshua B. Kardon, Ph.D., S.E., maintains licenses to practice in California, Washington, Nevada, Oregon, Arizona, Hawaii, Colorado, and Nebraska.
Joshua provides structural engineering consultation, design, and construction review services to Building owners, architects, and to other private, public, and commercial clients for timber, concrete, steel, and masonry structures. Projects include new single- and multi-family residences, commercial developments, vehicular and pedestrian bridges, schools, hospitals, retaining structures, foundations, remedial construction, structural renovations, remodels and additions, and seismic upgrading of existing buildings.
Joshua’s studies and doctoral dissertation have established his reputation as a leader in the field of understanding the standard of care of structural engineering. He has been a guest lecturer at UC Berkeley, Stanford University, Western Construction Consultants (Westcon), The American Society of Home Inspectors, the Splinter Group, and the AIA. Joshua is asked to present professional papers throughout the United States and internationally including Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, ICE Conference in London, and IABSE Conferences in Venice, Geneva, Madrid, Guimaraes (Portugal), and New York. He serves as a consultant or expert witness to help settle disputes where construction defects or an engineer's negligence is alleged.
At Joshua B. Kardon + Co., care and attention during design and construction help assure the owner that the project goals are achieved, and careful and competent consultation, investigation and testimony help resolve disputes.