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Award-Winning Engineering + Structural Design Firm

Innovative Engineering Design

Creative Solutions for Complex Challenges

Custom Home
Structural Engineering

Our focus is designing custom residential projects that push the boundaries of design. We combine innovative problem-solving and cutting-edge technology to bring our clients' visions to life.

If you can dream it, we can design it to be built.

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Remodels + Renovations

At Shear Force Engineering, we believe that every renovation and remodel project presents a unique set of challenges. Our ability to coordinate with contractors and design professionals ensures that the existing structure is utilized effectively while the architectural vision is realized. 

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Sustainable Development


We are committed to sustainable development practices and strive to reduce the amount of carbon-heavy materials such as concrete and steel. From LEED standard implementation to efficient construction practices, we aim to create more housing while helping our clients build a more sustainable future. We strive to design and develop homes and ADUs that are affordable, energy efficient, and climate resilient.

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Who We Are

About Shear Force Engineering + Structural Design inc.

Shear Force Engineering is a leading engineering and structural design firm based in Truckee, California. We specialize in custom residential projects, renovations and remodels, and sustainable development. Our team of experts is dedicated to providing our clients with innovative design solutions and high-quality permit-ready structural drawings and calculations. 


New Builds





Our Services

structural engineering for the truckee + tahoe region and beyond

Custom Home Structural Engineering

Renovations + Remodels

Sustainable Development

Structural Observations + Forensics

Truss Analysis

Steel Frame Structural Engineering




3D Modeling + Drafting

Our Work

Featured Projects

At Shear Force Engineering, we take pride in our work and are committed to delivering exceptional results. Here are some of our featured projects.

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