Founded by Ernesto S. de Castro, Ph.D. in 1982, ESCA offers structural design, civil engineering, and project and construction management services. In over thirty years of operation, we have cultivated and applied our expertise in commercial, industrial, institutional and residential projects of varying scale and complexity, both local and international. Our portfolio includes several of the country’s most recognizable landmarks, which were undertaken with our clientele consisting of various prominent businesses here and abroad.

We have about 80 full-time technical professionals schooled in diverse disciplines, complemented by more than 30 consultants ready to contribute to our endeavors. The engineers are proficient in cutting-edge design software, including applications developed in-house and third-party programs such as ETABS, STAAD, SAP2000, MATHCAD, Autodesk Building Design Suite, Autodesk Infrastracture Design Suite, Autodesk Civil 3D and full versions of Autodesk AutoCAD software.


Our Quezon City headquarters is equipped with Windows and Linux servers, where all computers are connected via LAN. Wireless Internet access is available on the premises, with a DSL backup. This infrastructure allows us to provide engineering support services to overseas customers.



Structural Engineering

Over the years, ESCA has honed a range of competencies in the field of structural engineering. It is a recognized expert in the industry as evidenced by completed projects and returning clients.

The firm pioneered the use of long-span structures, high-strength concrete and innovative structural systems to accommodate design requirements. Moreover, ESCA utilizes the latest structural software available today, making complete analyses, including static, dynamic, linear, non-linear and P-Delta, possible in minutes. The effects of changes in size, location and type of materials in columns, beams and walls can also be easily determined. This helps the company achieve optimum design efficiently.

Vertical Structures

Foundation and Substructures

Structural Consultation

Structural Investigation

Marine and Offshore Structures

Materials and Construction Technology

Retaining Structures


Civil Works

ESCA added civil works to its range of services in 1997. Since then, it has undertaken many major land development projects. The firm’s civil engineers are experienced in the planning and design of horizontal structures and communal amenities, matching specifications to the concept and actual land conditions.

Project Management

Customers who engage ESCA for project management and quantity surveying can expect the firm to oversee the endeavor with prudence, objectivity and attention to time and costs.

The department comprises individuals with varied backgrounds in quality assurance, risk and cost analysis, design, construction, engineering and management execution. Using CAD and animation technologies, the group can provide visualizations of actual construction progress through 3D rendering and virtual walkthroughs.

To further broaden this collective expertise, ESCA maintains close working relationships with other leading consulting firms in electromechanical works on project basis.

Steel and Rebar Detailing

ESCA’s detailers and checkers have several years of experience in structural steel detailing and drafting using Xsteel, AutoCAD, Revit and Tekla Structures.

The firm specializes in the following task-specific services:

Building Information Modeling (BIM)

ESCA extends its excellence in the engineering industry by offering building information modeling (BIM) services, which is the process of creating and managing intelligent 3D models for the design, construction and operation of a facility. The firm can produce these types of models:

To enhance visualization, coordination and productivity in a project, as well as reduce costs during construction management, ESCA follows through with other essential processes and output such as:

Outsourcing Services

One of the pioneers of Engineering Services Outsourcing in the Philippines, ESCA International commits to being the global engineering company of choice, utilizing state-of-the-art technology with world-class professionals.

ESCA International provides excellent, quality and cost-effective engineering services to its customers, providing Engineering Staff and Project Support to its clients all around the world.


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Structural Engineering

Civil Works

Project Management

Steel and Rebar Detailing

Building Information Modeling (BIM)


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ESCA Incorporated

Address: ESCA Global Centre, 78 8th Avenue, Murphy Cubao, Quezon City, Metro Manila

Phone: (632) 437-0598 | 439-2988 | 911-8247 | 911-7628

Mobile: (63917) 536-5084

Fax: (632) 439-5028


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