Welcome to Christy/Cobb

More than just a design firm...


Christy/Cobb is committed to providing excellent professional services by focusing the diverse talents and technical expertise of our team in developing innovative structural engineering solutions to benefit our clients and community.


Our Leadership


Christy/Cobb maintains a small staff with diverse skills and technical interests. Outside consultants often work as a team with members of the firm bringing together the skills and knowledge pertinent to the project. The firm has two licensed engineers, a graduate engineer who also serves as an information systems manager and CAD specialist an office manager.


The firm has Professional Engineers licensed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.  The firm will also facilitate licensure in additional states as necessary. Firm members hold NCEES and LEED certification. The firm is also a WBE.


Alabama Preservation Alliance, American Concrete Institute, American Council of Engineering Companies, American Institute of Steel Construction, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of Testing and Materials, American Welding Society, American Wood Council, Council of American Structural Engineers, Construction Specifications Institute, International Concrete Repair Institute, International Building Code Council, National Trust for Historic Preservation,  Society of Women Engineers, Structural Building Component Association, Structural Engineers Association of Alabama, U.S. Green Building Council, and the Alabama Associated General Contractors


Over the years, Christy/Cobb’s projects have received design awards from  the  American Council of Engineering Companies of Alabama, the Birmingham Historical Society and the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects as well as recognition in national publications. In 1998, the Birmingham Historical Society presented a preservation award to the firm for “creative use and re-use of and for sensitive new construction of The Cahaba Pumping Station.”  The firm’s designs for an excavation bracing system for a rotary car dumper foundation for McDuffies Terminal Plant Expansion in Mobile and the emergency foundation repair of Pearson Hall were recognized in the American Council of Engineering Companies of Alabama’s Engineering Excellence Competition. Articles recognizing the firm have appeared in BUSINESS ALABAMA, ENGINEERING NEWS RECORD, GRADUATING ENGINEER, OLD HOUSE JOURNAL, SOUTHERN LIVING, and CIVIL ENGINEERING NEWS.

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Directions to our office


Christy/Cobb, is located in the Southside area of Birmingham.

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