Award for Structural Excellence 2017

We are extremely proud to have been awarded a commendation from the from The Institution of Structural Engineers East Anglian regional group for our structural design of a private dwelling in Suffolk. Craig Carr, the project Engineer, was commended by the judging panel for his high quality structural solution and working to the tight constraints … Continued


SHOOTING

The Superstructures team enjoyed a well earned morning clay pigeon shooting. On a cold and frosty morning, the team fuelled up on a full English (+ extra bacon rolls for some!) and made their way over to High Lodge in Saxmundham, where we received expert tuition. The top marksman award goes to Darren ‘Billy the … Continued


DESIGN AND BUILD OPPORTUNITIES

We’ve recently been using our structural modelling and design software to great effect. It’s worked particularly well for design and build projects, where clients are looking for a preliminary design in a minimal time frame. It provides the design team with a 3D model for a greater understanding of the proposed structural arrangement, along with … Continued



FBE Charity Golf Day

Mark and Craig from the office enjoyed a wet and windy day at the Forum for the Built Environment annual charity golf day. Shot of the day goes to our guest Craig Western of Wincer Kievenaar Architects for his wrong handed drive! A big thanks goes out to Darren Webb for organising the day, and … Continued


A Busy Summer……..

Superstructures have had a busy summer, working on a wide variety of projects which are either starting, progressing or nearing completion. Here are a few examples….. Hartshall Farm – Seamans Building have made fantastic progress on a large bespoke dwelling in the heart of Suffolk. This project features a reinforced concrete basement and large fully … Continued


Project Update – Orwells

The steel frame on this elegant pod structure for Orwells Furniture has just been erected, starting to bring to life the exciting space it is going to create. Superstructures have had the pleasure in working along side KLH Architects to produce this complex design. The large cantilevers creating the illusion of a floating structure supported … Continued


The Pines – Redlodge

Superstructures are excited to see that Morgan Sindall have commenced on site with the construction of a new primary school in Redlodge, Suffolk. Superstructures have been working along side Concertus throughout the design phase to produce an efficient structural design. The structure takes the form of a large two storey steel frame supporting a composite … Continued


New BIM/ Structural Analysis Software

We have recently made some major upgrades to our structural design software. Back in January we changed from our traditional hand calculation approach to the TEDDS electronic calculation system. For us it means greater efficiency and improved accuracy (although I’m sure there were no errors in our hand calcs anyway!). For our clients and co-professionals … Continued


Personal Achievements for Chris

After many years of hard work Chris Coleman has graduated with a first class BSc Hons degree in Civil Engineering. As well as achieving a first in his degree, his dissertation has been shortlisted for the TTJ Timber Research Innovation Award. Chris was one of 4 graduates from UK Universities asked to present his dissertation to … Continued


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