Severud Associates

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Severud Associates Consulting Engineers P.C.
Privately held
Industry Structural Engineering
Founded 1928
Founder Fred Severud
Headquarters New York City
Number of locations
New York City, London, Paris
Key people
Hannskarl Bandel
Number of employees

Severud is a multinational structural engineering consulting firm headquartered in New York City, with additional offices in London and Paris. The firm has worked on over 12,000 projects around the world.[1][2]


Severud was founded in the year 1928 by Fred Severud, a Norwegian born, American structural engineer and member of the National Academy of Engineering. Originally the firm was called Severud-Elstad-Krueger Associates, then renamed Severud-Perrone-Sturm-Bandel, and finally shortened to Severud Associates.[3][4]

The company has designed numerous notable structures. These include Place Ville Marie (1962), Arecibo Observatory (1963),the St. Louis Gateway Arch (1965), Madison Square Garden (1968), IDS Center (1973), and AXA Center (1985). Recently, Severud has been the structural engineer for the Thomson Reuters Building (2001), the Bank of America Tower at One Bryant Park (2009), and Eventi (2010).[5][6]


  1. ^ "About Severud Associates". Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved March 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Severud Associates" (PDF). International Accreditation Services, Inc. Retrieved March 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ Severud Associates, Severud Associates Corporate Website, retrieved 2013-01-06 
  4. ^ "Severud Associates". International Database for Civil and Structural Engineering. Retrieved March 5, 2016. 
  5. ^ Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Skyscraper Center, retrieved 2013-01-06 
  6. ^ "Severud Associates Consulting Engineers". The Skyscraper Center. Retrieved March 5, 2016. 

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