Design Depictions Structural Engineering, P.C.

4.86 |11 Verified Ratings
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Design Depictions Structural Engineering, P.C.

4.86 | 11 Verified Ratings
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646-758-0589

3505 Seagrass Lane
Laurel, MD 20724
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Design Depictions Structural Engineering, P.C.


DDSE provides top quality Architectural-Structural Engineering services to architects, developers, homeowners, contractors, and the building industry in general. Our Corporate services are guided by a strong commitment to excellence, honesty and integrity and we deliver "Best Value" to our client-base in the building and construction industry within the North Eastern and Atlantic region of the United States. Our primary focus is to function as a beacon within the building and construction industry. Design Depictions is committed to design excellence as well as technical structural expertise in building investigations and top quality client services. We strive to cultivate long-term business relationships with each and every client.

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Service Area

  • Bethesda
  • Rockville
  • Silver Spring
  • Gaithersburg
  • Washington
  • Ellicott City
  • Columbia
  • Germantown
  • Potomac
  • Chevy Chase
  • Kensington
  • Davidsonville
  • Takoma Park
  • Clarksville
  • Bowie
  • Laurel
  • Glenn Dale
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Services Offered

Architects & Engineers
Designers & Decorators

Website

www.ddsengr.com

Areas of Expertise

  • Architectural Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Design Drafting Services
  • Building Inspection Services

Quick Facts

Business Hours
Monday:
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday:
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Wednesday:
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday:
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Friday:
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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  • Credit Cards Accepted

Credentials

In Business Since: 2011
Memberships & Affiliations
  • American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
  • Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) includes (NSAE)
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  • Structural Engineers Association of Metropolitan-Washiington
State Licensing
Trade: Engineer
License #: PE906592
Expiration: 08-31-2020
Trade: Engineer
License #: 40279
Expiration: 05-12-2021
Green Certifications
  • LEED Certification for Individuals: LEED Accredited Professional (LEEDAP)
Insurance
Type: General Liability
Amount:
Expiration: 02-21-2020
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5.0   |  
Our 40-year old home has developed several interior and exterior cracks over the years. I hired Design Depictions to understand their causes and make sure we do not have a structural (e.g. foundation) problem before addressing the cosmetic issues. Michael spent far more time than I expected discussing, reviewing, and analyzing these issues. One of the cracks formed in my daughter’s room shortly after we renovated the house in 2008. The architect and builder were not able to diagnose the issue on this non-weight-bearing wall, but Michael came up with an explanation very quickly based on the location of the wall relative to the joists. It’s so nice to have this mystery finally solved! Michael followed up the meeting with a detailed analysis describing the causes and remedies for the cracks he observed. I couldn’t be more pleased with Design Depictions. I will definitely recommend and use their services again.
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Review by in Potomac, MD
Michael did a great job on a difficult project, backbiting a foundation under an existing addition. His design was creative and effective. He worked cooperatively with the construction engineer to ensure success. If I ever need a structural engineer again, my first call will be to Michael.
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5.0   |  
In the process of selling our home, some structural damage was discovered during the inspection. We had a tight time frame between getting the inspection results and our scheduled move-out date, so we did not have time to get a structural evaluation done before repairs. We decided to have the repairs done first and have an engineer come behind to check. Michael was more than accommodating to come out on short notice and perform the evaluation quickly, so that we could send it to the buyer before we left town.
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5.0   |  
Very professional ,very helpful. Look forward to working with him on next project
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5.0   |  
Michael was very prompt and personable. He ensured that his recommendations were both structurally and cost effective.
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Review by in Montgomery Village, MD
Project: Analyze a Structural Issue (Structural Engineer)
Michael was very pleasant, professional and thorough. He was easy to talk with and discussed the issue in terms that could be understood. The quality of his work was very good and when we encountered an unforeseen condition, Michael was very responsive, came to the house, investigated the problem and made the necessary corrections at no additional cost. Top notch guy, excellent engineer. I would definitely hire Michael again.
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5.0   |  
Michael was very professional and knowledgeable. When we encountered hurdles he was willing to make the necessary accommodations to make sure the project proceeded smoothly. I would definitely refer him to anyone in need of a structural engineer.
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4.17   |  
Review by in Rockville, MD
Please make sure that you need only a structural not a architect engineer because they may not be able to do both
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5.0   |  
Reasonably priced, he gave us exactly the help we needed
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4.5   |  
Micheal was very helpful in analyzing the project. Unfortunately the project at hand required only 30mins of his time. Hence I didn't think that it worth the money. Micheal did provide us a detailed report which was very well explained the problem and solution.
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