Build Something Remarkable

When you have plans to build something remarkable – something that will make a lasting positive impact on your community – Draper Aden is here to help. We believe our engineering, surveying, and environmental services aren’t just about well-developed plans, but the creative use of technology, and the spirit of working together to achieve a goal. Our work is about the new athletic fields where goals are scored, a pharmaceutical plant where life-saving medicines are discovered, and universities that educate the minds of the future. Draper Aden is where these possibilities—and more—come to life.

Draper Aden’s vision is to create a lasting, positive impact through our work and our actions. We believe that one of those ways is to join our voice with the voices in our nation, our states, and the communities in which we work in speaking out against systemic and institutionalized bias and racial injustice that allows the horrific deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and many others. Read more here.

Markets We Serve

Solid Waste

Today’s waste. Tomorrow’s resources.


Quality from start to finish.

Education / Institution

Build stronger communities.

Private / Corporate

Open new doors.


In position for success.


Design that lasts.

Economic Development

Foster Business, Revitalize Communities, and Stimulate Growth.


Power the future.

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Recent Projects


“It was a real pleasure working with you and the Draper Aden team. Your professionalism and approach to environmental management were always very impressive, as well as your profound knowledge and pure awesomeness. I definitely feel enriched from the experiences I had working with you all to manage groundwater at the landfill.”

Erin Abrahams

SWPPP Program Manager, Fairfax County

"I have watched in amazement the speed of reacting to countless roadblocks thrown in your way… Liesfeld asked of all of you to sprint towards this sign off to overcome these challenges…. I am proud to work with you all and I deeply appreciate your dedication/effort.”

William Roberts

Senior Project Manager, J.E. Liesfeld Contractor, Inc.

"Excellent work and you all really impressed me with the timing!"

Jeremy Starkey


“Kudos to Draper Aden. These reports are higher quality than I have observed in the Virginia practice typically, I was pleased with the level of data and the recommendations for subsequent analysis. Draper Aden did a good job and has strong data to make decisions on.”

Tim Richter, PE, GE, CEG, PMP

President of MATERA LLC

"Draper Aden has been a fantastic partner and has provided outstanding services as a part of our design team for the renovations of our Eddie Smith Field House. ... It is a very important facility for us and thanks to Draper Aden’s work will provide an even greater experience for our student-athletes, staff and the greater campus community."

Rick Steinbacher

Senior Associate Athletics Director, Capital Projects & Facilities at UNC Chapel Hill

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Draper Aden Associates is now part of TRC, a leading national provider of engineering and consulting solutions supporting a clean energy future. Learn more.