About Us:

 

Dan Krief, P.E. (C76041):

As  Principal in charge, Dan Krief is responsible for client contact, establishment of fees and schedules, supervision of engineering personnel, project design and production, overall project coordination and construction administration. 

After graduating from McGill University in Montreal, Canada in 2001 Dan began working in Southern California as a civil engineer with KPFF Consulting Engineers. After 17 years with KPFF Dan left to open his own design firm. With over 15 years experience, Dan has completed over 200 projects a small sample of which are shown below:

Multi-Family Housing

  • Metropolis Residential Condominiums, Los Angeles, CA
  • Sichel Family Apartments, Los Angeles, CA
  • Clinton Family Apartments, Los Angeles, CA
  • Cantabria Senior Homes, Van Nuys, Ca
  • MacArthur Park Metro Apartments, Los Angeles, CA
  • Union Family Apartments, Los Angeles, CA
  • Witmer Family Apartments, Los Angeles, CA
  • Washington Blvd Family Apartments, Los Angeles, CA
  • Bonnie Brae Apartments, Los Angeles, CA
  • AKA Beverly Hills Apartments (formerly Beverly Hills Crescent Apartments), Beverly Hills, CA

Hospitality

  • Commercial Exchange Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
  • Metropolis Hotel and Residential Tower, CA
  • The Santa Monica Proper, Santa Monica, CA

Mixed-Use

  • Metropolis Phase 1 Mixed-use Development
  • 8th and Hope, Los Angeles, CA
  • Adams and Central Mixed Use Development, Los Angeles, CA

Adaptive Re-Use

  • Giannini Place Adaptive Re-use, Los Angeles, CA
  • Herald Examiner Redevelopment, Los Angeles, CA
  • HW Hellman Building, Los Angeles, CA

Government/Civic

  • New Port of Long Beach Maintenance Facilities, Long Beach, CA
  • Santa Clarita Film Archive and Preservation Center, Santa Clarita, CA
  • Calabasas Civil Center and Library, Calabasas, CA
  • Lawndale Library, CA
  • Long Beach Civil Center, Long Beach, CA

Higher Education

  • UCLA Police Station, Los Angeles CA
  • UCLA Glenrock and Landfair Student Apartments, Los Angeles, CA
  • UCLA Weyburn Terrace Graduate Student Housing, Los Angeles, CA
  • UCLA Saxon Suites Renovations and Additions, Los Angeles, CA
  • USC Icon Plaza Student Apartments, Los Angeles, CA
  • UCLA Bruins Graduate Fitness Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Mount St. Mary’s College Student Services Center, Los Angeles, CA

Small Subdivision/Small Lot Condominium

  • 1447 Martel SLS Homes, Los Angeles CA
  • 6111 Monterey SLS Home, Los Angeles, CA
  • 950 Ogden Townhomes, West Hollywood, CA
  • 1011 Ogden Townhomes, West Hollywood, CA
  • 1159 Formosa Townhomes, West Hollywood, CA

Single Family Residence

  • 8 Beverly Park Residence, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1895 Rising Glen Residence, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1920 Sunset Plaza Residence, Los Angeles, CA
  • 843 25th Street Residence, Santa Monica, CA
  • 515 N Guadalupe Ave Residence, Redondo Beach, CA
  • 8316 Hollywood Blvd Residence, LA, CA 

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Matt Plourde, P.E. (C84893)

As  Associate, Matt Plourde is responsible for project management, design and production of drawings, project coordination, and construction administration. 

After graduating from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA in 2012 Matt began working in Southern California as a civil engineer with KPFF Consulting Engineers. With over 4 years experience Matt has worked on over 50 projects a small sample of which are shown below:

Multi-Family Housing

  • Metropolis Residential Condominiums, Los Angeles, CA
  • Compton Senior Apartments
  • Pacific Ave. Arts Colony
  • Harold Way Apartments
  • Winnetka Senior Apartments

Hospitality

  • Commercial Exchange Hotel, Los Angeles, CA
  • Metropolis Hotel and Residential Tower, CA

Mixed-Use

  • Metropolis Phase 1 Mixed-use Development
  • Cabrillo Mixed Use Apartments
  • Yucca Mixed Use Apartments

Adaptive Re-Use

  • Giannini Place Adaptive Re-use, Los Angeles, CA
  • 808 Broadway Lofts

Higher Education

  • LMU Life Sciences Building
  • LMU Fire Life Safety Upgrades
  • USC Utengsu Aquatics Center

 

Robert Russell, P.E. (C84132)

As  Associate, Robert Russell is responsible for project management, design and production of drawings, project coordination, and construction administration. 

After graduating from University of California Los Angeles, CA in 2010 Robert began working in Southern California as a civil engineer with KPFF Consulting Engineers. With over 8 years experience Robert has worked on over 50 projects a small sample of which are shown below:

Multi-Family Housing

  • Tobias Terrace Apartments, Van Nuys, CA
  • Compton Senior Apartments, Compton, CA
  • Bonnie Brae Apartments, Los Angeles, CA
  • El Monte Townhomes, El Monte, CA
  • Norwood Learning Village, Los Angeles, CA

Hospitality

  • Hampton Inn, Claremont, CA
  • Burbank Marriot Plaza, Burbank, CA

Mixed-Use

  • Long Beach Civi Center, Long Beach, CA
  • 8th and Hope Mixed Use, Los Angeles, CA
  • MacArthur Park Metro Apartments, Los Angeles, CA
  • La Palma Village, Anaheim, CA

Office Space

  • Pacoima Entrepreneur Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Legal Aid Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
  • Blackwelder Campus Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Higher Education

  • Wiseburn High School, El Segundo, CA
  • UCLA Saxon Suites Renovations and Additions, Los Angeles, CA
  • USC Norris Healthcare Consultation Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Viewpoint School Athletic Field, Calabasas, CA

*Several of the projects referenced above were completed by members of DK Engineer Corp. while at another firm.