structural engineering

we specialise in the following areas;

  • apartment developments

  • award winning architectural homes

  • industrial and commercial buildings

  • seismic assessment & strengthening of heritage and earthquake prone buildings

  • multi-unit residential

  • schools and institutional facilities

  • health & aged care developments



completed projects


about us

Established in Auckland in 1976, Brown & Thomson enjoys a wide reputation for providing cost effective engineering design with first class professional service. With expertise in all areas of construction, from highly architectural award winning designs to large industrial, commercial and institutional facilities. Brown & Thomson has both the knowledge, experience and the resources to consistently produce excellent results.

Operating from easily accessible premises in Ponsonby, Auckland, Brown & Thomson has an experienced staff of 12 engineers, 8 draughtspersons and 1 office administrator with further staff contracted in as necessary in order to cope with workload peaks. Structural analysis and design is carried out using the latest available software, while all drawings are produced using either REVIT Structure or AutoCAD.

Our ongoing commitment is to produce cost effective engineering design together with accurate and detailed documentation, providing professional advice and personalised service to our clients in a timely and effective manner.

engineering capability

Brown & Thomson provides both structural and civil engineering services to all regions of New Zealand, having successfully designed and documented over 10,000 projects, across a broad spectrum of development projects from;


  • minor house alterations to multiple high end award winning residential designs

  • multi-unit residential

  • commercial & industrial developments

  • schools and gymnasiums

  • hospitality & tourism

  • health & aged care developments

  • seismic assessment & strengthening of heritage and earthquake prone buildings.

Hayden Cate


Gary James


Richard Theakston


Daryl Price

Senior Associate

David Pinedo Rodríguez

Senior Associate


(09) 376-2413

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