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We're an engineering consultant that works with you, for you, no matter the project size.

DTCE Structural Engineers

Welcome to DTCE Structural Engineers, Wellington's hub of engineering excellence. Specializing in residential alterations, new builds, temporary works, seismic reporting, and retrofits, our team of fifteen is committed to transforming architectural visions into realities.

Rooted in the principle of support, we aim to demystify engineering for our clients, architects, and builders, ensuring a seamless journey from initial contact to project completion. Our designs prioritize practicality and buildability, reflecting our dedication to innovation and structural integrity.

As leaders in our field, DTCE is dedicated to setting the standard for technical expertise, ethical practice, and industry-wide improvement. Our goal is clear: to become Wellington's most sought-after engineering firm within five years, by not just meeting, but exceeding expectations with every project.

Structural and geotechnical engineers, distinctively different
About Us
Geotechnical Works


The threat of slips and landslides is very real in the Wellington Region, we've got specialising engineers that can help you assess and retain the ground beneath your feet.

Seismic Strengthening


We can ensure your building is designed and assessed according to the latest in seismic engineering knowledge.

Commercial building


From alterations to new builds, we understand that speed and collaboration are the most important aspects of commercial work.

New Townhouses


Helping design and assess residential buildings is our bread and butter. We've had decades of experience helping thousands of clients.



We understand speed is of the essence in temporary and scaffolding projects. Talk to our dedicated temporary works team today



We can help with any BIM requirements your project may need. Our dedicated BIM Managers can ensure our designs integrate smoothly

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With 35 years of dedicated service and over 5000 projects successfully completed, DTCE Structural Engineers stands as a testament to precision, innovation, and an unwavering commitment to engineering excellence. 

Situated in the heart of Wellington, we are acutely aware of the unique seismic challenges our region faces. Our team, bolstered by decades of hands-on experience, leads the way in seismic engineering. From detailed post-earthquake damage assessments to comprehensive Detailed Seismic Assessments (DSA) and meticulous seismic retrofits, we are devoted to enhancing the safety and durability of our community's infrastructure.

Some of our Past Projects

What Our Clients Say

Knowledge Hub

Want to learn what's new in engineering?

Dive into DTCE's Knowledge Hub, a curated space where our expertise meets your curiosity. Beyond just a collection of blog posts, our hub serves as a beacon for those navigating the world of engineering. Whether you're seeking in-depth articles, enlightening roadmaps, or handy design tables, we've compiled it all for you.

Our commitment extends beyond projects; it's about empowering our community with the knowledge to make informed decisions. From foundational concepts to advanced methodologies, the Knowledge Hub encapsulates our dedication to sharing and growth. Free documents, insightful write-ups, and valuable tools are just a click away.

Unlock the world of engineering with our Knowledge Hub.

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Industry Membership

Where do we get our knowledge?

Our knowledge is deeply rooted in industry best practices and continuous learning.

Our memberships with esteemed industry organizations not only vouch for our credibility but also keep us at the forefront of what's new in engineering.

These affiliations ensure we're always updated, trained, and aligned with global standards. The logos to the left represent our commitment to excellence and our dedication to being a pivotal part of the ever-evolving engineering community.

Trust in us is trust in industry-backed expertise

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