ICE La Sabana Building
Area: 18.500 m2 – 14 pisos / Year: 1966-1968
We are FSA Ingeniería y Arquitectura (previously known as Franz Sauter y Asociados), a private and independent consulting firm that provides professional services in engineering and architecture.
Founded by the recognized engineer Franz Sauter, FSA was born in 1964 as a pioneering company in earthquake-resistant structural engineering. Over time, we have evolved in order to respond to today’s market demands; integrating other specialties and the latest in engineering and architecture technology and innovation.
We are members of the Costa Rican Chamber of Consultants in Engineering and Architecture, and we are duly authorized to operate as a private and independent consultant to provide professional services in engineering and architecture.
We meet our clients needs and defend vision interests through our commitment to quality, excellence, and fulfillment.
Values such as:
- Professional excellence
- Ethics Customer service
- Enthusiasm and personal motivation
- Creativity and technological innovation
- Achievement of goals and deadlines
INS San José building
Area: 22.500 m2 16 pisos / Year: 1968-1970
Get to know us
They are part of the brains behind your project’s success. Highly qualified and recognized professionals in several fields of architecture and engineering. They make up a professional and technical support team that will accompany you each step of the process, making sure to satisfy all of your needs.
Marco Antonio González
Civil Engineer graduate of the University of Costa Rica, with a Master in Business Administration from the National University.
With extensive experience in the planning, management, design and inspection of projects for industrial, commercial, and residential facilities as well as public projects, he joined FSA as a project engineer in 1996, and has served as President since 2004.
He has been a member of the Committee of Consultants of the Costa Rican Chamber of Construction since January 2012.
Civil and Structural Engineer. B.Eng. in Civil Engineering in 1992 and M.Eng. in Structural Engineering in 1993 from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.
He has been involved in the planning, analysis and design of many important projects in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, the Caribbean, and Panama. He joined FSA as a structural engineer in 1998 and is now the company’s partner and director.
He has been an active member of the Federated College of Engineers and Architects of Costa Rica since 1994, and of the Permanent Commission for the Study and Revision of the Seismic Code of Costa Rica since 2006, where he is also coordinator of the Steel and Wind committee, as well as a member of the Forces and Analysis committee.
Civil Engineer, graduated as Master in Seismic Engineering from the University of Pavia, Italy (2007-2008).
She worked in the analysis and design of reinforced concrete structures for 7 years before joining FSA in 2013. At FSA, she has dedicated herself to the administration, design and inspection of various commercial, airport, hospital, industrial and residential projects.
She has been an active member of the Federated College of Engineers and Architects of Costa Rica since 2005. Since 2015, she is a member of the Wind Subcommittee of the Permanent Commission for the Study and Revision of the Costa Rican Seismic Code.
Civil engineer, graduated as Master of Structures from the University of Costa Rica.
He has participated in the preparation of different Seismic Vulnerability Studies, as well as the adaptation, design and structural inspection of several residential, industrial and commercial projects. He was hired in 2008 as a structural engineer and is now one of the company’s senior engineers.
He has been an active member of the Federated College of Engineers and Architects of Costa Rica since 2009.
Professor at the Faculty of Civil Engineering in the University of Costa Rica since 2016.
Professor of various trainings courses for the College of Civil Engineers of Costa Rica (CIC) since 2015.
Architect graduate of the University of Costa Rica.
He handles the planning, design and architectural inspection of commercial, residential and industrial projects. He is also in charge of project administration, from the preliminary project stage to the construction stage. He joined FSA in 2008 as an architect and later he incorporated project management into his functions.
He has been an active member of the Federated College of Engineers and Architects of Costa Rica since 2002.
We are members of the Costa Rican Chamber of Consultants in Architecture and Engineering, and we are duly authorized to operate as a private and independent consultant to provide professional services in engineering and architecture.
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We are ready to accompany you and bring your projects to fruition. Contact us