champion your design vision–safely

You put extraordinary effort into winning highly competitive projects. Now you need a structural engineering partner to help you stay true to your design vision and manage owner expectations. There’s no need to sacrifice your design freedom to achieve structurally sound and resilient buildings. 

“When soil challenges during construction required revisions to the foundation design, Jezerinac Group kept the project on schedule and offered the owner several options which minimized the impact to the project budget.”

– Jason Michael Ford, NCARB, Associate Principal, Populous

Structurally sound, stunning architecture

Jezerinac Group brings a level of experience and design flexibility for architects you may not expect from structural engineers. Working with us means having a structural engineer who appreciates and accommodates the curves, cantilevers, ceiling heights, sight lines, and utilities that make for award-winning architecture.

Bring us your most complex project constraints. Our expertise with BIM technology can help ensure safe, economical adaptations of your architectural concept. Furthermore, we’ll work closely with your team to synthesize all project requirements into a solution that works for everyone, while still ensuring your design vision is brought to life.

A winning design to empower high performance

When the professional basketball team, Orlando Magic, partnered with local healthcare giant AdventHealth, we were thrilled to sign on as Engineer of Record. The Jezerinac Group engineer team helped to create a state-of-the-art administrative, medical and training facility all in one.

The top-flight training facility for the Magic players includes three basketball courts identical to the game court in Amway Arena. Additionally, the facility offers indoor training facilities, a weight room, luxury team locker rooms, and dining facilities.


Client Success Story

AdventHealth Training Center

Architect-Centered Services

Protect the integrity of your design vision with a partner who goes the extra distance to balance form with function.


  • Determining structural solutions to achieve architectural vision and owner/client constraints while satisfying building code requirements for strength, stiffness, and stability.
  • Building and maintaining a parametric model containing intelligent/actionable information and building data.  

  • Utilized for documentation, increased effectiveness of interdisciplinary coordination, clash detection, 3D visualization. 

  • Improved knowledge transfer, rapid prototyping, virtual design & construction (VDC), and many other uses by all project stakeholders.

  • Assessment of the structural practicality of a proposed project with consideration for constraints such as building code requirements, capacity of existing building components, project budget, and constructability. 

  • A peer review is an independent technical review of a structural design performed by another engineering firm, and can be conducted in any phase of project development and construction (see Builders and Owners tab for additional peer review definitions).  When a design phase peer review is conducted early enough, this proactive effort can detect and correct issues before they become more costly to the project budget and schedule, often paying for itself. 
  • The scope of a peer review varies greatly based on the project and goals, but may be conducted for many reasons.  A few typical reasons for design phase peer reviews are as follows:
    • Voluntary peer reviews by an owner, architect, or engineer as a proactive QC effort or early value engineering efforts.
    • Reviews requested by the designer for complex or critical projects justifying a “second set on trained eyes”, even when not required by the building officially.
    • Component or localized peer reviews for particularly critical structural elements such as transfer beams or nonredundant load paths.
    • Permitting reviews on projects involving certain complexities, essential facilities, or those performance-based design methods as required by the building officialy.
  • Inspection of construction for compliance with the Building Code and construction documents.

  • Jezerinac Group evaluates the structural condition and adequacy of an existing building, building component, or portion thereof.  The assessment is conducted for a variety of reasons, often to evaluate historic performance under current loading. The goal is to identify any distress and generate repair recommendations. The assessment evaluates expected behavior due to a proposed change in loading such as revised use/occupancy, to review specific areas with noted structural distress, for building recertification, as a precursor to a rehabilitation/renovation project, in conjunction with a feasibility study, or as part of a due diligence phase of a real estate transaction.

  • This is a visual observation of the structural system by a registered design professional for general conformance to the approved construction documents, required by the Building Code for certain structures based on Risk Category and height, or as required by the DPIRC or building official.

  • Many savvy building owners acknowledge that the minimum reliability targets of the building code do not meet their desired performance or value resiliency considerations during construction. Even a small increase in design and construction costs, on a scale of a project budget, can significantly increase the performance of a building structure against extreme events, provided it’s factored in during the initial design.  
  • Considering future conditions is becoming more commonplace for building owners with foresight. They understand that today’s design constraints might not serve as appropriate reliability targets over the design life of a structure. 
  • A Hazard Analysis and Resilience Study involves evaluating the potential natural or man-made hazards for a specific building or project site.
    • The deliverable is a written report summarizing these risks with recommendations for building resilience.
    • This study may be conducted for new structures prior to or during design. The study quantifies the potential hazards, informing design decisions aimed at achieving resilience and performance targets. For existing buildings, the study addresses hazard-related challenges during retrofitting or renovations. Its purpose is to understand and mitigate future costs associated with recovery after an event.
  • Design approach to meet performance objectives rather than prescriptive requirements.  

  • This design methodology puts a specific focus on the occupants and owner objectives for building performance and, through advanced analysis, allows for structural optimization.