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2020 Employee Accomplishments

Despite 2020 being a tough year for us all, Calder Richards is proud to announce a few amazing things that our employees accomplished this year! Here they are in order from left to right:

Yohhan Karkera received his PE license at the beginning of 2020. In addition he became the Vice-Chair for SEAU's Young Member Group 2020-21. 

Marc Shields was promoted to Associate after many years of working hard for CRC.

Alex Karras was named SEAU's Fresh Face.

Is Your Adaptive Reuse Project Feasible?

We can help you make that determination, often from just a simple building walk through. Changes in occupancy triggering a full seismic upgrade may make your investment a “deal killer”, but it doesn’t have to. From specializing in adaptive reuse, our proven skill at code interpretation and innovative design approaches can move your project forward with the least cost impact.

Call or email us to schedule, at no cost, an initial structural building review.

Talisker Club Update

One more level to go on the new 7-story Talisker Club Tower in Park City! Post-tensioned concrete slabs and a special seismic analysis enabled an open layout that captures the spectacular views from Empire Pass. It has been a pleasure working with Swaback Architects and Big-D Signature on this amazing project!

Photos courtesy of Big-D

Historic Preservation

Calder Richards is recognized by Utah’s State Historic Preservation Office and Preservation Utah as a recommended structural engineering consultant for the preservation, renovation, stabilization, and adaptive re-use of historic and other older building structures.
Call, text, or email to schedule, at no cost, an initial structural building review.
Contact: Jonathan (JR) Richards 801.466.1699 or email at

In Response to COVID-19 and Recent Earthquakes

The proverbial ox may be in the mire; but, as structural engineers, we know how to define problems, analyze options, and provide solutions. In one day, we managed the impact of the earthquake (no phones or internet), helped clients evaluate the stability of their buildings, and implemented office-wide COVID-19 protocols for telecommuting. This test truly challenged our chops and demonstrated how skilled and resourceful people can be when faced with adversity.