Structural Engineering Design
Our core business is to provide structural engineering design services. We develop initial design concepts based on experience and approximate methodologies, turning these ideas into detailed, cost-effective design as the project emerges.
We are not a niche consultancy by any means but do offer some key specialisms as noted:
Finite element analysis for challenging structures including buildings and artwork installations
Design of cross-laminated timber (CLT) structures
Structural design to achieve Passivhaus standards
Bespoke architectural houses and extensions
BIM and Computer Modelling
We have invested significantly in computer hardware and software to allow us to offer our clients the best technology available within the industry.
Our analysis and design software arsenal includes SCIA Engineer, Tekla Structural Designer, Masterseries and Tedds.
Our primary drawing and detailing package is Revit, where a 3D model is developed for each project. Drawing output is then created from the 3D model.
We offer structural surveying services for commercial and industrial properties, which can be required for many reasons including loading assessments for change of use and structural condition assessments, or can be required as part of a client’s due diligence on potential building purchases.
Our survey services also extend to buildings with a heritage or conservation interest where we call on the expertise of our wider collaborator network.
Civil Engineering Design
We offer civil engineering design, which can be required as part of the wider site works for the buildings we work on. This encompasses drainage design, hardstanding build-ups, retaining wall design, SUDS and cut & fill to name a few.
Civil engineering design also includes liaison with statutory bodies including SEPA, Scottish Water and local authority roads’ departments.
We make used of Civil 3D for larger schemes.