who we are

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INSIGHT Structures, Inc. is a structural engineering firm that provides design and construction administrative services for both residential and commercial projects. We are privately owned and based in Houston, Texas.

what we do

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Problem Solving

what we deliver

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Design Solutions + Customer Service

why we love it

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Challenging + Unique

Projects

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We have experience in many areas of design here at INSIGHT Structures, from large-scale, high-end, custom, traditional and contemporary residential to "modest" traditional residential. We've had great success with commercial and residential additions and remodels, custom fabricated steel structures for oil fields, trade shows and art installations, high-end, high-profile residential projects as well as multi-family developments. Whether you need windstorm design, help with historical renovations, or commercial design, INSIGHT Structures has the experience and the know-how to meet your demands.

  • ALL
  • COMMERCIAL
  • DIGIFAB and ART
  • RESIDENTIAL
  • WORK IN PROGRESS

Services

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The firm principles and their associates have extensive experience working with other design professionals, taking a project from initial design to completed construction while providing thoughtful solutions to every challenge. We have partnerships with Owners, Architects and Builders to make their structural visions come to life. 

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construction documents

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INSIGHT Structures provides attentive consultation, efficient structural designs, and quality construction drawings.  We utilize a variety of computer software programs to aid in the process of receiving client data and drawings, performing structural analysis, and clearly representing final designs in the form of construction documents. Our goals are to work closely with clients so that our designs compliment their visions and our deliverables are clear and easy to follow.

construction administration

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INSIGHT Structures also provides construction administration services to ensure that what we design is built according to plan. Our employees have extensive experience working on construction sites. We value our relationships with contractors as much as we do with owners and architects. INSIGHT Structures will inspect the construction of all phases of our design work and produce official documentation attesting to the soundness of construction.

affiliations

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American Institute of Steel Construction, American Society of Civil Engineers, and American Wood Council

Clients

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We continually work with our clientele to ensure that both the architectural intent & economic demands are balanced to produce a viable project. We take pride in the quality of our design and knowing that the end product will equate to their satisfaction.

Architects

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  • ARC_GSMA

  • ARC_RD

  • client_gary

  • ARC_Koush

  • client_albers

  • ARC_Brandon-Breaux

  • ARC_ODD

  • ARC_SLA

  • arc_newberry

  • ARC_NAA

  • ARC_Levy

  • ARC_Murphy Mears

  • ARC_Cooner

  • ARC_Robertson-Design

  • ARC_Morning

  • ARC_Interloop

  • ARC_Kelsey

  • ARC_Carlos-Jimenez

  • ARC_Rogers-Labarthe

  • ARC_Lojo

  • ARC_Janusz

  • ARC_Four-Square

  • ARC_Fusch-Architects

  • ARC_BSA

  • ARC_A Parallel

  • ARC_REA

  • client_steele

  • ARC_SKL-Architects

  • client_hanson

  • ARC_Atticus

  • ARC_Lee

  • client_savino

  • ARC_Tommy Hein

  • ARC_Whipple Russell

Builders

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  • BUILDER_BWest

  • BUILDER_RD-Allen

  • BUILDER_DL-Doyle

  • BUILDER_Sanders

  • BUILDER_Thomsen

  • BUILDER_KGH

  • BUILDER_Virkus

  • BUILDER_Viviano_updated

  • BUILDER_Mission

  • BUILDER_Kubik

  • BUILDER_Garrett

  • BUILDER_LucasCI

  • BUILDER_parklane_tree

  • BUILDER_Southland Homes of Texas

  • BUILDER_SebastianCG

  • BUILDER_Jake-Housberg

  • client_lacon

  • BUILDER_SBGoodman

  • BUILDER_Dovetail

  • BUILDER_Thompson Custom

  • BUILDER_CB-Cooper-Construction

  • BUILDER_Gunn

  • BUILDER_Tynes Sparks

  • BUILDER_Scott-Fraiser

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  • BUILDER_Roberston

  • BUILDER_Byerly

  • BUILDER_Reagan

Digifab/Subcontractors

  • ARC_Monarch-Pools

  • ARC_Metalab

  • C_Ober-&-Sons

  • Sub_Keystone

  • Sub_Garcia-Concrete

  • BUILDER_Houston Hardscape

  • Sub_Houston-Lath-&-Plaster

  • Sub_Bison

  • Sub_Myrex

  • Sub_Suncoast

  • Sub_Patina Metals

  • BUILDER_Nigen

  • Sub_Campo

  • Sub_David-Alvarez

  • Sub_Iron-Access

  • Sub_Dixie-Plywood

People

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Bradley R Dougherty, PE

Principal Partner & Senior Engineer

Brad has been working with custom structures for over 16 years. As a Paul Harrawood Honors Scholar at Vanderbilt University,a merit-based full scholarship, Brad learned the importance of engineering fundamentals in the early part of his undergraduate development.

Jesusa U Dougherty

Principal & Managing Partner/Designer

Jes’ diverse background in the design and construction industry began in 1988, when she graduated cum laude from the University of Houston’s School of Architecture. She quickly joined a local design-build firm, where she gained first-hand experience and later with a local structural engineering firm.

Todd F Santee, PE

Principal Partner & Senior Engineer

Todd has over 14 years in the design and construction industry in Houston, TX. Before attending college, he served for six years in the United States Navy, on three nuclear submarines. He was responsible for monitoring and maintaining the nuclear engine room of the submarines.

Monique Alejos

Design Associate

Monique is exploring her views in the field of architecture, design and the built environment. Formerly a student of architecture, she decided to step back and reevaluate her education to look beyond composition and learn about the structural formation behind efficient spaces.

Vladimir M Berka

Engineer in Training

Vlad is a recent Honors graduate from the Cullen College of Engineering at the University of Houston with a Bachelors of Civil Engineering degree. Joining INSIGHT after graduation, Vlad has begun to put his theoretical training to the test through many design challenges and site observations.

Wayne White

Senior Design Associate

Wayne earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Houston in 1991.  Since graduating Wayne has focused his career largely on architectural structural design.  He has worked with a number of architects and architectural firms in Houston, Texas.

Sandra O'Guynn

Accounting

Sandra is a native Texan born and raised in the Galveston area. She attended the School of Business at Southwest Texas State University where she received her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree.

Selena Diaz

Office Administrator

Selena has always been fascinated with exploring house plans as inspiration for the home she intends to build one day. During her first semester in college, she took an Intro to Architecture course before earning a Bachelor in Communication at the University of Houston.

Christin Leem

Engineer in Training

Christin is a recent graduate from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelors of Civil Engineering degree. Christin joined INSIGHT to partake in the creation of harmony between architecture and engineering.

Blog

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We maintain an active practice, engaging a diversity of unique projects at a variety of scales. Check here frequently to see what we are thinking, discussing, planning, and doing.

Flickr Page

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We draw our inspiration from so much of our surroundings, at a Park here, a texture there, we find ourselves immersed in the world around us! Take a look at some of the things that catch our eyes, we hope you will find them as inspiring as we do.
Click here to view our full flickr page.

Contact

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5331 Inker Street, Suite B, Houston, Texas 77007

  • P 713.523.0775
  • F 713.523.2402
  • E info@insightstructures.com
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