Who we are

We are a structural engineering firm – based in Stellenbosch, South Africa – that consults on projects all around the world. From our home town to as far abroad as the Philippines, our work showcases our technical expertise and construction experience, giving us the edge in a competitive field.
Our approach incorporates conventional masonry, reinforced concrete and timber elements, as well as alternative systems like composite steel, pre-cast concrete and light steel framing.
With us, you get designs that meet the highest professional standards, without unnecessary cost.

We are known for

  • Technical expertise
  • Practical approach, as a result of our construction experience
  • Can-do attitude
  • Creative, out-of-the-box solutions
  • Agility, because of our experience in both new and conventional technologies
  • Straightforward, ethical business practices


Building Stabilisation

Injection grouting & Alternative underpinning


Structural Engineering

Structural design consultants



"Well trained team"

John Smith

“Does your house have settlement cracks?” - Contact By Design Injection Grouting Specialists.

We have used By Design on several projects, ranging from Injection Grouting where conventional Under-pinning was not a viable option to the successful lifting of surface beds by injecting grout under the floor.

By Design has a well-trained team that operate in a professional manner, on time and on budget.

We will recommend By Design for all our projects where Injection Grouting is required.

"Quality Work"

Ben van der Merwe – Farmer nearby Villiersdorp:

By Design is baie proffesioneel en die diens is van top gehalte.

Die span wat by my gewerk het ken hulle werk en wat baie opvallend was is dat hulle na elke dag se werk die plek skoon agtergelaat het. Die mense is vriendelik en daar word mooi verduidelik presies wat hulle doen.

Hulle lewer kwaliteit werk en gaan uit hul pad uit om te help waar hulle kan Die werk by my het hulle suksesvol voltooi met geen “come backs” nie. Ek sal BY DESIGN enige tyd aanbeveel en ek self sal hulle definitief weer gebruik.

“Great experience.”

S. le Roux

Super service at super speed.

I recently had a joint project working with BY design and was really impressed by their professionalism and turn around time.

"Good Aftersales Service"

Riaan Swart – House in Somerset West:

By Design was recommended by Lukas from A19 Inspectorate. What a pleasure to have worked with By Design. They are punctual, tidy on your premises with supervision every day.

Very clear communication on what to expect as well keeping you as their client up to date with all information pertaining to the job at hand. Good solution to manage subsidence with the aim to sort out the soil underlaying your floor or foundation where the problem originate from. Good after sales service.



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