About Us

Quoin Consulting is a Structural Engineering business specialising in Heritage Building restoration and re-purposing, Insurance assessments, Residential and Commercial design and development.

Based in Perth, Western Australia, we operate across all of WA.

Quoin Consulting is a small practice specialising in providing tailored solutions that meet or exceed our clients’ expectations. These include leading architects, developers, contractors, institutional investors, government, insurers, building owners and asset managers to name a few.

Key Personnel

Martin Silk Structural EngineerOur Principal, Martin Silk MEng (Hons), MIEAust, CPEng, NER

Martin has more than 20 years’ experience in Structural Engineering in the Heritage, Residential Commercial, Industrial and Insurance sectors.  He has managed projects from conceptual design through to construction including a range of historical building refurbishments and alterations.  In addition, Martin specialises in structural integrity reports and project management for the repair and refurbishment of damaged properties following Insurance Claims.

Martin commenced private practice in 2016, prior to which he was managing the Perth operations for Intelara since 2011, and working as a Structural Engineer in the UK and Brisbane from 1997 to 2011.

Martin is a Chartered Professional Engineer registered with the National Engineering Register, delivering consulting Structural Engineering Services.  He is currently the only Heritage and Conservation Engineer registered on the National Engineering Register in WA.

Martin is the 2021 Chairperson of Engineering Heritage WA, and a contributor towards Western Australia’s rich engineering heritage.

Key Experience

  • Heritage building refurbishment and alterations including: Dilapidation reports, advice on conservation, repair and strengthening, etc.
  • Structural design using steel, concrete, masonry and timber for heritage, residential, commercial and industrial projects
  • Inspection and reporting for structural damage claims for the insurance sector
  • Project management – including working with clients and design team members
    Contract administration

We are supported by a strong team of Structural Engineers and Draftpersons, carefully selected based on the requirements of the project.

We collaborate with Architects, Geotechnical engineers, Civil and Hydraulic engineers, developers and other industry professionals to create a one-stop-shop for your project.