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We apply scientific and engineering principles to solve the world’s challenges — starting with yours. Whether we’re focusing on the design, construction and performance of buildings or expanding into new disciplines, we never limit ourselves, applying our expertise to all types of projects across a range of industries.

Projects 90,000+

Countries Worked In 150+
Languages Spoken 50+

LEED Professionals 200+
Year Founded 1949

Offices Worldwide 40+

What We Do

Whatever issue you face, we have your solution. We get to the heart of every problem—digging deep to understand its intricacies and nuances, so we can help you achieve your goals, together.


We provide expert analysis to help you make decisions about physical improvements, adaptation, mitigation and resilience strategies to support your success in an often uncertain future.

Acoustics, Noise & Vibration

Maximizing occupant safety and comfort in all types of structures – new and old – and tuning listening spaces for optimal acoustics.

Protective Design & Security

Our interdisciplinary teams have one goal: to minimize vulnerabilities and limit the consequences of adverse events. How? By crafting comprehensive, layered and fully integrated plans that protect your critical assets.

Sports & Public Assembly

Baseball. Football. Soccer. Basketball. Hockey. Tennis. Cricket. Track and field. Aquatics. We’ve done all these, and more. Whether it’s a new venue or a renovation, we have a team with the experience to make your project a champion.

Cultural & Community

Cultural and community spaces offer limitless possibilities – for both function and design. Our innovative, collaborative design approach fully embraces these possibilities and more, creating iconic, flexible structural centerpieces that enrich and transform their communities.


Our testing, modeling, and simulation capabilities allow us to develop and evaluate military capability including infrastructure, equipment and systems – and help them meet their required performance and qualifications.

Our Projects

We are conquering complex problems - on six continents - and finding better ways to tackle even the most straightforward undertakings.

Thornton Tomasetti
© 2020 Bruce Damonte
Courtesy Gensler + HDR in association with luis vidal + architects

News & Resources


Security for Places of Worship
January 03, 2022
Religious institutions face a truly challenging security reality. Against a backdrop of threats from both religiously motivated violent extremists (RMVE) and/or politically motivated violent extremists (PMVE), the task of securing places of worship remains one of the most challenging scopes for security practitioners.