Revive Engineering works in partnership with architects, designers, and builders offering structural engineering solutions.

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Revive Engineering works in partnership with architects, designers, and builders offering structural engineering solutions.  From home renovations and new builds to light commercial renovations, to specialized projects like timber buildings, and custom steel sculptures, we offer structural solutions.

Revive Engineering was born out of the idea to offer architects, designers, and builders, access to a senior, experienced structural engineer, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

What sets us apart? We’re flexible and responsive, and committed to offering engineering services as we work in partnership with the owners and all professionals involved in the project.

After serving the professional engineering community for years, Matthew Reid, decided to strike out on his own. Looking for a balanced lifestyle to accommodate his family while remaining dedicated to providing exceptional structural design solutions, Revive Engineering was born.

We provide Structural Engineering Services to homeowners and small business owners within the province of Ontario. Authorized by the Professional Engineers of Ontario, we carry Professional Liability Insurance. Proud members of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce, we enjoy serving the community and surrounding areas.

Over the past 12 years we have worked with Matt on a range of urban projects, including the Drake hotel corporate office building, Fresh restaurant & Darkshadow house. He always brings inventiveness to the resolution of structural design problems, thoroughness to their detailing & careful attention to their execution.

- Paul Syme, Paul Syme Architect

Base Building Structural Engineer

We represent the owner’s interest for a renovation, addition or new build, with respect to the buildings main gravity and lateral structural support system. We best serve the owner by supporting a prime Architectural Designer, while maintaining our ethical and legal requirements towards the building code, public safety, and local building department.

Residential Homes

Modern and even conventional family homes and cottages need Professional Structural Engineering design. We understand the Ontario Building Code’s Part 9 prescriptive tables, the CWC’s “Engineering Guide for Wood Frame Construction”, and the CSA’s Concrete, Masonry, Steel and Wood Design Standards to provide the owner with an economical structure.

Heritage Buildings

We have experience and understand the obstacles an owner faces when strengthening, renovating or expanding a century old masonry / timber building. We support Heritage Architects and specialty contractors in reviving the Heritage Building.

Light Commercial

We love those old mixed material, merchant or warehouse buildings. If you are the tenant working with your landlord, or you are the owner.  We understand how to work with you, your Architectural Designer and Contractor to update your existing building.

Shop Drawing Engineering

We offer Structural Engineering review and sealing of drawings to sub-trade suppliers. Particularly for heavy timber, or specialty mixed material miscellaneous fabricators, such as stair cases that have steel, glass and wood.

Structural Assessments

Similar to a Home Inspection, we will visit your home or business and complete a visual review looking for signs of structural destress. Typical issues are cracks in ceiling and wall finishes and/or foundation walls.  We best serve the owner if you are prepared to work with a contractor to remediate if there is a structural issue.

Matthew ReidP.Eng. MASc.

President | Linkedin

With over a decade of experience working with two large Toronto Engineering consulting firms, Matt delivers the engineering connection we have with our clients.  Matt thrives off of networking with Architects, Designers and Builders to implement their ideas.  Away from the computer and networking, Matt enjoys calisthenic workouts, playing with his boys, and helping people with their nutritional supplement needs.

Thane GambleCET

Structural Engineering Technologist | Linkedin

After nearly 20 years-experience, Thane joins the Revive Engineering Team as our Engineering Technologist!  He is an integral part of the team, with his unique combination of timber based engineering, combined with his residential design/build experience.  Our clients will benefit from his attention to detail and delivering permit ready structural design drawings.  Thane is a volunteer for Scouts Canada, loves camping, hiking and canoeing with his family.

Joel LuisP. Eng.

Structural Project Engineer | Linkedin

Joel is our Project Engineer who works directly with you (our clients) to help implement your vision and provide technical support, engineering and coordination for your projects.

Joel has almost a decade of construction/engineering experience and a strong commitment to his profession.  He found his inspiration for structural engineering from exposure to multiple forms of construction at an extremely young age through a family owned construction company.  He has worked for large Toronto based Engineering firms and Construction companies on projects nationwide.  Joel enjoys spending his idle hours with his wife and two children going on walks, exploring new places and travelling to other countries.