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3 Sustainable Projects

As sustainability becomes more of a priority for society as a whole, the construction industry is also working to prioritise environmental issues. As chartered surveyors in Cornwall, we are always interested to see how structural engineering and design can evolve to accommodate the future. Here, we take a look at some...

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Things to Consider When Building an Extension

Transforming dreams of an extension into a reality can take time and meticulous planning. Adding an extension to your home can add value, both monetary and when increasing the quality of your living space. As structural engineers in Devon, we know the value of settling on an unshakable design before you...

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Why Do Lintels Fail and How Can They be Repaired?

As experienced structural engineers and chartered surveyors in Cornwall, we know how essential lintels can be to the structural integrity of a building. They are an important structural element; if they begin to fail or show signs of damage, you may need to consult a professional to maintain your building’s...

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The Most Impressive Structural Engineering Projects of 2020

As structural engineers working across Exeter and the South West, we are always looking out for impressive projects to get inspired by. 2020 has been an unusual year; structural engineering projects may have experienced various delays but, like everything else, the industry is returning to business as usual. Whether it’s a mega...

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Sustainable Building Materials and Design: Is it the Future?

With the ever-growing global population and increasing environmental risk, issues of sustainability are something that the construction industry must consider. Sustainable building materials and designs are crucial for the future of building development. As structural engineers in Cornwall and the South West, we understand how important new construction opportunities and innovative thinking...

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What Are Beams and Columns in Structural Engineering?

Structural engineers must consider many things when endeavouring to make structural designs a reality. One of the most important considerations will be stability. Stability is essential when ensuring that structures are safe and long-lasting. Beams and columns are two key structural elements that play an important role in supporting the building’s...

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Bridge Construction: How Do We Do it?

As you might imagine, bridge construction can be a complex operation; there are many possible building methods involved in the production of a bridge. As you drive across one of these impressive feats of engineering, you may find yourself wondering how exactly they are built. Like any other large-scale construction project,...

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How to Successfully Manage a Site

As experienced structural engineers and chartered surveyors in Cornwall and Devon, we are no stranger to construction sites. To ensure your project is a success, proper site management will be essential. Successful site managers guarantee that the project is kept within budget, on schedule and in accordance with the relevant codes and...

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