& Tanner excels in the efficient design of concrete structures,
producing working drawings for several million square feet of
concrete structures each year using a variety of cast-in-place
and precast systems. In regards to steel design, Culp & Tanner,
Inc. has developed, under the name Ram International, LLC, a revolutionary
software product for the design of steel structures - RamSteel.
Whether designing in concrete or steel, Culp & Tanner engineers evaluate structural systems - again, in an effort to maximize structural
quality while minimizing structural cost.
CT, Chico is very active in the Design-Build arena, where the early establishment of accurate cost models based on a creative solution generating process is essential to team success. The design-build emphasis of constructable, cost effective design has created a design culture that influences all of our projects.
CT, Chico is one of the leading designers of parking structures in the nation, being responsible for the design of structures housing over 70,000 cars during the past 5 years.
CT, Chico is very active in the high rise residential market, designing structures housing +/- 6,000 rooms during the past 5 years, and ranging up to 45 stories in height.
Using a variety of structural systems, CT, Chico designed almost 4,000,000 square feet of commercial projects during the past 5 years. Project types include; tilt-up office buildings, entertainment facilities, multi-story office structures and multi-use urban facilities.