Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
  • Roger Heeringa

About Roger Heeringa

Roger L. Heeringa is the Co-President and Chief Operating Officer of DCI Engineers. His experience in the design of economic structures has earned him many loyal, repeat clients among contractors, architects, and developers. His engineering expertise is apparent in all building types he has overseen, particularly for the 63-story Independent Tower in Austin, Texas. The Independent utilized several innovative solutions, including an outrigger and damper system that saved the project roughly $5M. Roger has designed projects throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada. His well-rounded knowledge of all construction types enables him to consider the advantages of different framing systems for a client’s project. He has been with DCI since 1989 and consistently advanced through leadership positions. In 2007, Roger took over the management of the firm and proceeded to grow and expand the firm. He…


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About Roger Heeringa

Roger L. Heeringa is the Co-President and Chief Operating Officer of DCI Engineers. His experience in the design of economic structures has earned him many loyal, repeat clients among contractors, architects, and developers. His engineering expertise is apparent in all building types he has overseen, particularly for the 63-story Independent Tower in Austin, Texas. The Independent utilized several innovative solutions, including an outrigger and damper system that saved the project roughly $5M. Roger has designed projects throughout the United States, Mexico, and Canada. His well-rounded knowledge of all construction types enables him to consider the advantages of different framing systems for a client’s project. He has been with DCI since 1989 and consistently advanced through leadership positions. In 2007, Roger took over the management of the firm and proceeded to grow and expand the firm. He positions each employee for success and navigates the company through forward-thinking opportunities.

He earned his B.S. and M.S. from Washington State University. During his 30 years at DCI, Roger has been involved with organizations dedicated to contributing insight to a globally progressive engineering community, such as the American Society of Civil Engineers, Structural Engineers Association of Washington, and The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Roger remains committed to national growth and industry advancement by presenting at BISNOW events, publishing industry articles, and hosting A/E/C technical discussions.

CTBUH Involvement

  • Chapter Treasurer, Seattle (2018 – Present)

Events/Initiatives Involving Roger Heeringa

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on…

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference

20 Oct 2018, Event Report – CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during…

CTBUH 2017 Conference Delegates Attend Tall Timber Workshop

CTBUH 2017 Conference Delegates Attend Tall Timber Workshop

29 Oct 2017, Event Report – Delegates gathered in the offices of Arup in Sydney to participate in the Tall…

Events/Initiatives Involving Roger Heeringa

Record Numbers Convene at 2018 Leaders Meeting
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
CTBUH Leaders convened on Day 1 of the 2018 Middle East Conference for updates on the year's developments and to plan for 2019.
Regional Representatives Meet at 2018 Middle East Conference
20 Oct 2018, Dubai – Event Report
CTBUH Chapters, Regional Representatives, and Future Leaders Committees met during the Middle East Conference for a discussion on the Council's regional growth and global initiatives.
CTBUH 2017 Conference Delegates Attend Tall Timber Workshop
29 Oct 2017, Sydney – Event Report
Delegates gathered in the offices of Arup in Sydney to participate in the Tall Timber Workshop, which included 14 presenters speaking on topics relevant to the tall timber industry.
CTBUH Seattle Debates HALA’s Impact on Downtown Development
18 Apr 2017, Seattle – Event Report
The annual CTBUH Seattle Spring Forum featured a panel discussion examining and interpreting the impact of Seattle’s "HALA" on future downtown development.

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