BGT Structures

Structural and Civil Engineers


Karl Dawe

Karl Dawe

Director, Structural Engineer


2001/2002 Diploma in Engineering - Unitec
2004 BE (Hons) Auckland University

Member of the Institute of Professional Engineers, New Zealand
Chartered Professional Engineer
Auckland Structural Group (SESOC Rep)

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Karl is a Structural Engineer with over 10 years experience in the design of projects ranging from high rise structures to low rise commercial and high rise residential buildings.

An important aspect of any project is to allow an Architect the freedom to achieve their vision and Karl strives to let this happen while providing innovative, cost effective solutions for the client


2011 - Present BGT Structures
2007 - 2011  Buller George Turkington
2005 - 2007 URS


Structural design of residential, industrial and commercial projects. Earthquake engineering. Structural analysis and structural dynamics. Earthquake Compliance of Existing Structures.
In his roles on the Management Committees of Auckland Structural Group and the New Zealand Structural Engineering Society, Karl is well versed on the latest developments and topical issues in structural engineering.


  • ASB North Wharf, Auckland
  • Lakeview Extension, North Shore, Auckland
  • ASB Ronwood Avenue, Manukau, Auckland
  • Selwyn Village SV1 and SV2, Auckland
  • The Celestion Apartments, Auckland CBD
  • Papamoa College, Tauranga
  • Sharpac Commercial Building, Tauranga
  • Air New Zealand Regional Lounge, Christchurch
  • ASB Project North Wharf, Auckland