About the Company


The ESCA Advantage

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.

Using these resources, we consistently and faithfully work for the efficient completion of each project and the protection of the interest of all stakeholders.


ESCA will only provide excellent, quality and cost-effective engineering services to its customers. In the process, it will improve the quality of life of all its stakeholders.


ESCA commits to being the global engineering company of choice, utilizing state-of-the-art technology with the help of well-trained, highly motivated and well taken care of employees.


Excellence, Professionalism, Teamwork, Integrity and Quality – These tenets enable ESCA to achieve total customer satisfaction.



Ernesto S. de Castro, Ph.D.
President/Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Ernesto S. de Castro’s reputation as an authority in the field of civil and structural engineering has helped ESCA reach its status as a globally respected engineering firm. Continual learning is a personal principle that he has instilled into the company culture, pushing the organization to stay at the forefront of innovations in the sector.

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