Ian Ling

Sample Projects

  • Confidential Client
    Infrastructure upgrades and tenant improvements for several buildings at a pharmaceutical manufacturing campus.
    El Segundo, CA
  • Confidential Client
    Seismic retrofit, infrastructure upgrades, and tenant improvement to a manufacturing facility.
    El Segundo, CA
  • Raymond Medical Office Building*
    New 4-story medical office building with five stories of underground parking
    Pasadena, CA
  • Huntington Library Chinese Garden*
    Addition of art gallery, restaurant, service building, and restrooms with unique Chinese architectural features for Chinese Garden campus
    San Marino, CA
  • Windsor Office Building*
    New two-story office building with occupiable roof and single-story garage with arched roof
    Altadena, CA
  • Calabash Charter Academy*
    Connection of existing classroom buildings with new canopies and shade structures
    Woodland Hills, CA
  • Cuesta College Early Childhood Education Building*
    New single-story, 13,000 sf education building with multi-tiered roofs
    San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Phoenician Resort Renovation*
    Renovation to resort campus with complete gut and addition of second story pool to existing spa building and construction of new tennis courts, service centers, restaurants, and restrooms
    Phoenix, AZ
* Nathan worked on these projects during his employment at KPFF

Design Engineer

Nathan Lai joined Insight Structural Engineers in 2019 with four years of structural engineering experience working at a large structural firm on a wide variety of projects in the educational, health care, hospitality, residential, and commercial fields.

Nathan has been involved in all stages of the design and construction of new and existing structures and enjoys working with the rest of the design team to create the most cost-effective and time-efficient solutions to complex design issues.


  • Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
    Master of Science in Civil Engineering
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Bachelor of Science in Structural Engineering

Professional Registration

  • Civil Engineer, California

Relevant Experience

  • Insight Structural Engineers (2019-present)
    Design Engineer
  • KPFF Consulting Engineers (2015-2019)
    Design Engineer