Santiago

About the Office

DeSimone Santiago specializes in project management and quality control for DeSimone’s offices across North and South America. Additionally, the Santiago team offers steel rebar (reinforced concrete) modeling and detailing capabilities.

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About the project:

  • Structure consisted of a reinforced concrete frame with concrete masonry non-bearing walls and a post-tensioned slab
  • Warehouse storage facility sustained significant fire damage

Scope of services:

  • Investigation included a scope of damage assessment, a reinstatement cost estimation, and a value estimation of the warehouse facility
  • Project team utilized sUAS (drone) based imagery for aerial evaluation of site damage

About the project:

  • Largest power generator in Colombia with a total production of 15,000 MW
  • Generation capacity of 200 MW, with three Francis turbines of 68 MW each, located in an underground cavern, 623 feet deep
  • Fire initiated inside a transformer chamber and spread to the other two transformers located inside the same cavern
  • Fire rose through the first high voltage cable shaft reaching the cable trenches of the electric substation located above ground

Scope of services:

  • Service included the determination of extent and nature of structural and civil work repairs being conducted at the plant

About the Office

Opened in 2015, the Medellín, Colombia office was established to continue providing quality structural engineering services to clients in Florida and the Caribbean. DeSimone Medellín is also expanding the firm’s services to include projects in the South American market. Young local talent, market expertise, and innovative technology characterize our ability to service the needs of our clients in the region.  We strive to provide superior level customer service where we insure a partnership with our clients from concept to completion.

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