About Us

 
 
Practical Engineered Solutions

Structural Innovations Australia was established with the focus of creating high-quality, buildable and cost-effective solutions for our clients. With this goal, we provide full-service structural engineering design for architectural homes, complex renovations, educational buildings, commercial structures and industrial projects.

We are small enough to provide a personal service by being flexible, hands-on and efficient, and large enough to have senior engineers involved on all projects. The result… practical solutions for our clients, because no challenge is too complex for our team to resolve.

 

Our Engineering Philosophy

Our philosophy has not changed since we opened our doors in 2014. We have always been and will be faithful to our vision – to work together with you to deliver cost-effective, high-quality and practical engineered designs. We provide safe, innovative, technical solutions to help you build your project on time and budget.

Structural Innovations Australia was founded as a structural engineering consulting company that provides accurate fully detailed, efficient designs by combining attention to detail with our problem-solving skills.

 

Your Trusted Partner

At Structural Innovations Australia our focus is to create long-term relationships by being proactive to your needs – from concept design through to construction completion. This means we are flexible, responsive and available when you need us.

What’s more, because we understand the challenges involved with unexpected ground conditions, renovating existing structures, maximising usable space or working on steep sites, we will recommend specific technical solutions that will make your project easier, faster and more cost-effective to build.

 


 

Our Team

We bring over 15 years of local experience in large and boutique engineering firms to provide a practical, personalised and professional service to our clients.

We are committed to investing in the best people, which is why we can retain high-quality professionals and create a team of enthusiastic and well-trained engineers and drafters.

It is because of our team and our commitment to continual professional development that we can provide the highest quality service, design and professional advice for our clients.

Structural Innovations Australia has continued to grow steadily even though the market has continually changed. We have done this through our dedication to attracting high-quality staff and a commitment to client service.

 


 

Who We Work With

Our ideal clients are builders, architects, designers, certifiers, homeowners and government departments Australia-wide who have a vision of building a high-quality, efficient and economical projects.

Our clients see us as family because we take on their projects like they are our own. We innovate the design to provide value for money solutions. We document each element to avoid confusion on site. And we work together for the most efficient construction approach.

 
 

Reasons Why Our Clients Enjoy Working With Us

We’ve created a team of enthusiastic engineers and project staff with experience in residential, commercial and industrial building projects who share the common goal of working together to deliver value for money projects for our clients.

When you work with us you will experience our unique approach to engineering, which is based on our core value of creating a collaborative team approach.

When you partner with us, you will experience the following benefits:

  • Strong client focus
  • Integrated team culture
  • Enthusiastic, proactive and flexible team
  • Confidence, clarity and certainty in design
  • Innovative technical excellence
  • Value added advice
  • Reliability in meeting your goals
  • On-time delivery

It is for these reasons that Structural Innovations Australia is the structural engineering company of choice with our preferred architectural firms, construction contractors and builders.

 
 

Our Mission

To work collaboratively with our clients to find the right solution for their project.

 

Our Values

We attribute our success to defining our engineering practice by the principles of the Engineers Australia Code of Ethics and the family-orientated values that guide us:

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Reliability
  • Transparency
  • Flexibility
  • Respect
  • Communication
  • Innovation

 


 

Our Director

Nick Kaoustos
Principal and Managing Director
BE | MIEAust | RPEQ | CPEng | NER

Nick Kaoustos has over 15 years’ experience in structural design of a wide range of architectural building projects, multi-storey residential buildings, industrial and commercial projects throughout Australia.

He brings his practical design, meticulous detailing and problem-solving expertise to all projects with a focus on value for money.

Nick is recognised as a practical, hands-on engineer who ensures all projects are efficiently delivered with accurate, complete details, on time and budget.

Nick’s previous consulting experience includes the structural design of award-winning residential renovations, new beachfront high-end properties, commercial car dealerships and 20-storey residential towers.

In addition, Nick’s experience working at the Queensland Government gave him the exposure to design various government archive buildings, police stations, ambulance stations and educational buildings; as well as the background knowledge to simplify the complicated process of certifications and approvals.

Since the inception of Structural Innovations Australia, Nick has led from the front by focusing on structural design, project management, design coordination, client liaison, constructability review and engineering problem-solving.

Now the Principal and Managing Director, Nick leads a team of enthusiastic staff who deliver projects to a diverse range of clients. Nick is a Member of the Institution of Engineers Australia (MIEAust), a Chartered Engineer of Australia (CPEng), a National Registered Engineer (NER) and a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ).