DHC offers a broad range of professional engineering service for the design of new buildings, the rehabilitation of existing buildings, and the evaluation of existing structures.


DHC works closely with clients in both traditional and design-build contracts. Our extensive experience with contractors allows us connectivity with the marketplace, understanding real-time constraints to the construction supply chain.

DHC’s consultancy service includes;

  • Structural Engineering
    • Preliminary/concept design and feasibility studies
    • Detailed design
      • Earthquake engineering and structural dynamics
        • Time History Analysis
      • 2D/3D project modelling including BIM
        • Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD
      • Tender analysis and value engineering
      • Specialist services:
        • Floor vibration and response analysis using Oasys
        • Pre-stressed and post-tensioned design
        • Custom welded beams
    • Professional advisor and expert witness for court disputes
    • Temporary works design and certification
    • Construction observation and monitoring, full time construction supervision to CM5
    • Structural peer reviews
  • Civil Engineering
    • Civil design of surface levels, stormwater and wastewater drainage, earthworks volumes and plans
    • Stormwater detention and treatment design
    • Overland flow and flood analysis
    • Infrastructure reports
    • Public Drainage design and engineering approvals
    • Private Drainage for Building Consents
    • Vehicle Crossing Applications


DHC Consulting Ltd, formed in 2005 and specialises in structural and civil engineering. With a staff of 35+ we have the resources to meet demanding time frames and deliver quality work.


DHC has the experience, technical skill and team to analyse, design and document a wide variety of projects from the very small to larger scale multimillion dollar developments. All work is carried out using the latest design technologies and lead by chartered design professionals which enables us to make accurate predictions of the buildings serviceability and ultimate structural performance.

Meet our Professionals

We have a wealth of experience within our team of Structural and Civil Engineers who are solution and results-focused…