Our team consistently provides simple, elegant and efficient engineering solutions for complex design challenges. We’ve grown a lot since our founding, moving from engineering suburban office parks to structuring the tallest concrete building in New Jersey. What keeps our clients coming back again and again is an exceptional team of innovators who are laser-focused on making each client’s vision a reality while providing exceptional client service.

D. Kirk Harman PE, SE, SECB, FACI Co-Founder, President and Managing Principal

About

The Harman Group provides structural engineering, parking planning and design, and construction engineering services to clients the world over.  Our projects run the gamut in both size and complexity. But in every case we work collaboratively with other team members to design projects that get built successfully, within budget and on schedule.

Our strength really lies in our highly specialized team. With diverse skill sets, the best tools and most advanced technology The Harman Group engineers better buildings. From advanced structural analysis techniques and building information modeling to the latest advances in supplemental damping systems, we are at the forefront of building technology.

But at the heart of what we do is our shared commitment to client service. We are a team of problem solvers, creative thinkers, innovative designers, visionaries and communicators who are devoted to helping our clients meet their goals.

The Harman Group Difference

We listen.

It sounds simple, but every project begins with our team asking questions. Not just tangibles like materials and timetables, but intangible features like brand and vision. The Harman Group is confident that by truly listening we can deliver the best of all worlds – creative design, cost efficiency and exceptional client service.

We respond.

We are great collaborators and work with architects, construction managers, owners, developers and fabricators to deliver the world-class structural engineering each project deserves. At every step we are responsive to your goals. Each project is assigned a senior engineer and a principal so you can be assured of accountability at the highest level.

We deliver.

Our job is to help you realize your vision. From small function spaces to complicated high-rises or monumental structures, The Harman Group has successfully designed projects that get built on time and on budget. We deliver on our commitments. We’re proud to have made a positive impact on skylines and landscapes throughout the United States and around the world.

Our Offices

Philadelphia 900 West Valley Forge Road
Suite 200
King of Prussia, PA 19406
610 337.3360
New York 14 Penn Plaza
225 West 34th Street
Suite 1416
New York, NY 10122
212 433.2326

Meet the Leadership Team

Our people are the key to designing world-class structures. We are a team of passionate and client-focused professionals who are committed to our clients' success.

Awards & Recognition

The Harman Group has been recognized for engineering excellence for projects of all sizes, types and levels of complexity.

2016

Award for Excellence

Willard G. “Bill” Rouse III Award for Excellence Urban Land Institute
3737 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

2015

Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award

Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
Drexel University, David and Dana Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, Philadelphia, PA

Outstanding Project

National Council of Structural Engineers Associations
The Stack, 4857 Broadway, New York, NY

Outstanding Project

National Council of Structural Engineers Associations
2040 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

Housing Award

American Institute of Architects, National
John C. Anderson Apartments, Philadelphia, PA

Design Excellence Award

American Institute of Architects, Philadelphia Chapter
John C. Anderson Apartments, Philadelphia, PA

2014

Excellence in Structural Engineering Award

National Council of Structural Engineering Associations (NCSEA)
Dorrance K. Hamilton Rooftop Garden at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2013

Grand Prize Award

American Concrete Institute, NJ Chapter
Revel Resort Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, NJ

Merit Award

Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers (DVASE)
2040 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

Outstanding Project Award

Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers (DVASE)
Kimmel Center Hamilton Gardens Enclosure, Philadelphia, PA

Outstanding Project Award

Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers (DVASE)
Revel Resort Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City, NJ

2011

Award of Merit

Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers (DVASE)
Rivers Casino, Pittsburgh, PA

2010

Award of Merit

Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers (DVASE)
1706 Rittenhouse Square Street Condominiums, Philadelphia, PA

Award of Merit

Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers (DVASE)
1706 Rittenhouse Square Street Condominiums, Philadelphia, PA

Award of Merit

Pennsylvania Parking Association
Rivers Casino, Pittsburgh, PA

Award of Merit

Pennsylvania Parking Association
Washington Avenue / Spruce Street Parking Facility, Scranton, PA

2009

Merit Award

"American Concrete Institute, NJ Chapter"
Chairman Tower at Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, NJ

Award of Merit

Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers (DVASE)
Millennium Hall Student Residence, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Outstanding Project Award

Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers (DVASE)
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, Prince George's County, MD

2008

Award of Merit

New York Construction Magazine Awards
MGM Grand at Foxwoods, Mashantucket, NY

Honorable Mention, New Jersey Concrete Awards

"American Concrete Institute, NJ Chapter"
"North Beach Condominiums, Absecon, NJ"

Honorable Mention, New Jersey Concrete Awards

"American Concrete Institute, NJ Chapter"
"The Water Club at Borgata, Atlantic City, NJ"

Grand Prize Award

American Concrete Institute, Eastern PA and DE Chapter
"Corinthian Condominiums, Bala Cynwyd, PA"

Award of Merit

Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers (DVASE)
"Corinthian Condominiums, Bala Cynwyd, PA"

Award of Merit

Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers (DVASE)
"Symphony House Condominiums, Philadelphia, PA"

Grand Prize Award

American Concrete Institute, Eastern PA and DE Chapter
"Symphony House Condominiums, Philadelphia, PA"

William Penn Award Best Structural Design

Building Industry Association of Philadelphia
Waterfront Square Towers, Philadelphia, PA

Outstanding Project Award

Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers (DVASE)
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, West Tower, Philadelphia, PA

2007

Pride & Progress Award

Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce
Medallion Parking Facility, Scranton, PA

Grand Prize Award for Excellence in Concrete Design & Construction

American Concrete Institute, Eastern PA and DE Chapter
"Edgewater Apartments, Philadelphia, PA"

Best Design-Build Project for the Construction Excellence Awards

General Building Contractors Association
Race Street Residence Student Housing, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

2006

Honorable Mention

Subcontractors Association of the Delaware Valley

Grand Prize

American Concrete Institute, Eastern PA and DE Chapter
The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ

2005

Engineer of the Year

Subcontractors Association of the Delaware Valley

Award of Merit

Pennsylvania Parking Association
"Sharpless Street Garage, West Chester, PA"

Outstanding Project / First Place

Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers (DVASE)
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Phase I Expansion, Philadelphia, PA

2004

Honorable Mention

Subcontractors Association of the Delaware Valley

2003

First Place

Post Tensioning Institute National Awards Competition
The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ

Best of Interior Projects

NJ Golden Trowel Awards
The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ

Project of the Year

New York Construction News Best of 2003 Awards Program
The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ

Award of Merit

"American Concrete Institute, NJ Chapter"
The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ

Outstanding Project / First Place

Delaware Valley Association of Structural Engineers (DVASE)
The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City, NJ

2002

Award of Merit

Pennsylvania Parking Association
Avenue of the Arts Shops and Garage at 15th and Spruce, Philadelphia, PA

Award of Merit

Pennsylvania Parking Association
Convention Center Shops and Garage at Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA

Grand Prize

American Concrete Institute, Delaware Valley Chapter
Midtown Parking Garage Restoration, Philadelphia, PA

Award of Excellence

Pennsylvania Parking Association
Midtown Parking Garage Restoration, Philadelphia, PA

Award of Merit

New York Construction News Awards
Marriott Conference Hotel at Lafayette Yard, Trenton, NJ

Honorable Mention

International Parking Awards
Midtown Parking Garage Restoration, Philadelphia, PA

2001

Award of Merit

Pennsylvania Parking Association
Bicentennial Garage, West Chester, PA

President’s Award for Aesthetics in Design

International Parking Awards
"Bicentennial Garage, West Chester, PA"

Honorable Mention

Pennsylvania Parking Association
"Bicentennial Garage, West Chester, PA"

Award of Excellence

Downtown New Jersey Excellence Awards
Bergen County Administration Building, Hackensack, NJ

Grand Prize

American Concrete Institute, Delaware Valley Chapter
Hyatt Regency Hotel at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, PA

Presidential Citation for Preserving the Recent Past

Association for Preservation Technology International
Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

Gold Medal

American Institute of Architects, Philadelphia Chapter
Southern Poverty Law Center, Montgomery, AL

Golden Hammer Award

American Concrete Institute

1998

Grand Prize

American Concrete Institute, Delaware Valley Chapter
Marriott Convention Center Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

Building Excellence Award

Commerce Bank / Philadelphia Business Journal Building Excellence Awards of the Delaware Valley
Crown Cork & Seal Company Worldwide Headquarters, Philadelphia, PA

Grand Prize

American Concrete Institute, Delaware Valley Chapter
International Airport Marriott, Philadelphia, PA

Building Excellence Award

Commerce Bank / Philadelphia Business Journal Building Excellence Awards of the Delaware Valley
Philadelphia High School for the Creative & Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Building Excellence Award

Commerce Bank / Philadelphia Business Journal Building Excellence Awards of the Delaware Valley
General Instruments Regional Headquarters, Horsham, PA

1997

Grand Prize

American Concrete Institute, Delaware Valley Chapter
Vanguard Corporate Center Parking Facilities, Malvern, PA

Public Choice Award

American Institute of Architects, Philadelphia Chapter
Philadelphia High School for the Creative & Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1996

Honorable Mention

"American Concrete Institute, NJ Chapter"
Center for the Arts & Planning, New Brunswick, NJ

1995

Grand Prize

American Concrete Institute, Delaware Valley Chapter
Marriott Convention Center Hotel, Philadelphia, PA
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