Forell Elsesser Engineers

Simin Naaseh,
CEO, President
(415) 837-0700

Structural Engineers
160 Pine St., Suite 600
San Francisco, CA 94111

LinkedIn: Forell/Elsesser
Twitter: @ForellElsesser

Forell/Elsesser Structural Engineers (F/E) is an award-winning structural and earthquake engineering firm that has been early adopters of the Design/Build project delivery.  We enjoy the collaborative process of working closely with the entire design and construction team to bring the best value to our clients. 

Our experience includes full Design/Build projects, preparing criteria or bridging documents, and involvement in Design Assist projects.  We are known for providing innovative design solutions targeted to solve design challenges for each project. 

Successful Design/Build projects include: UCSF Mission Bay Center for Vision Neurosciences which is designed to meet the University’s stringent seismic resilience goals, Cañada College Kinesiology & Wellness Building which is a new facility that will house both academic and enterprise facilities, CSU Monterey Bay, Academic III building which will house the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, College of San Mateo, College Center Building 10, designed to house a variety of student services, and UC Davis, Teaching and Learning Complex designed to encourage student collaboration. 

To learn more about our team and Design/Build projects, please visit our website. 


  • UCSF Mission Bay, Center for Vision Neurosciences / New 343,000 sf building / Targeting LEED Gold Certification
  • UCSF, Ray & Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building / New 68,500 sf research and lab building
  • UC Santa Cruz, West Housing, P3 Delivery / New 750,000 sf undergraduate housing complex with 2,700 beds
  • UC Davis, Teaching and Learning Complex / New 102,000 sf complex / Targeting LEED Gold Certification
  • CSU, Monterey Bay, Academic III / New 50,000 sf building for the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
  • College of Alameda, Center for Liberal Arts / New 53,000 sf educational facility
  • Cañada College, Kinesiology & Wellness Building and Aquatics Center / New 85,000 sf facility
  • College of San Mateo, Health and Wellness Building 5 / New 88,000 sf educational facility
  • San Francisco Airport, West Field Cargo Facility / New 80,000 sf cargo handling and office facility
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