Alex da Silva


Alex da Silva - Design Engine


Alex is one of the Directors of Design Engine Structure Ltd and is a Chartered Engineer specialising in the design of cold rolled steel loadbearing structures as well as hot rolled design, composite slab design, window design, side rails and purlin design for portal sheds. Alex came from a background in cold formed steel among other building products having spent time as Engineering Manager for Kingspan Profiles and Sections as well as previously working as an engineer for Metsec.


Alex is involved in all aspects of the structures practice with particular responsibility over light gauge steel projects and loadbearing structures.


  • Structural design of light gauge steel
  • Structural design of traditional steel
  • Design tool development
  • Pre-panelised construction
  • Fa├žade Design