Dinesh Venkadesan

Project Engineer
Experience
Mr. Venkadesan joined The Structural Alliance fresh out of graduate school in the summer of 2017. Since then, he has assisted and worked on several commercial and mixed-use design projects across the country. Dinesh has also been working on a variety of forensic investigations and repair design projects. He also has a couple of years of construction and project management experience prior to his graduate studies.
Education
M.S. – Civil Engineering – Texas A&M University – 2017 B.S. – Civil Engineering – SRM University – 2013
Licensure
Mr. Venkadesan passed his PE exam in the state of Texas in 2020 and the license application process is underway.

Representative Experience

Personal representative experience may cover multiple employement engagements

Phipps Plaza

Atlanta, Georgia
  • 14-story office tower, 9-story hotel and 5-story food/fitness above a 4-level parking podium built over a demolished portion of the existing mall with renovations to the existing mall
  • Office building 350,000SF
  • Food/fitness building 135,000SF
  • Hotel 150-room 130,000SF with an additional 8,200SF ballroom and 4,200SF restaurant at the mall lobby level
  • Parking deck 490,000SF 900 car replacement garage
  • Existing renovations included the addition of two new escalators at an existing precast double tee parking deck, capacity upgrade of existing precast floor structure for higher occupancy loading, new atrium openings, addition of a new vestibule and new façade at the interface of the existing mall and the new office and food/fitness buildings.
  • Structural systems used were cast-in-place concrete, post tensioned beams, post tensioned one-way and two-way slabs, wide module pan joist, steel beams and steel joists with lateral systems being shear walls and concrete moment frames.
  • Structural systems for the existing mall renovations were structural steel and capacity upgrade/enhancements with fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) and drill and epoxy dowels.
  • Foundation systems for all buildings are cast-in-place concrete grade beams and auger cast piles with pile caps strategically located to not interfere with existing buildings abandoned piers.
Developer
Simon
Architect
Beck Architects
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Phipps Plaza
Atlanta, Georgia

Concrete Tile Hurricane Damage

Florida

Hurricane Damage - TSA investigated the extent of damage to 3 neighborhoods damaged following a hurricane in Florida.

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Architect
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Concrete Tile Hurricane Damage
Florida
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