Projects and case studies featuring structural elements on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • Metsä Wood UK: Kerto® LVL timber for Waterside Lodges, Center Parcs
    Kerto® LVL timber for Waterside Lodges, Center Parcs
    Metsä Wood UK
    Completed in 2018, Waterside Lodges is an award-winning project at Center Parcs in Elveden Forest. The project makes extensive use of Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) from Metsä Wood, which provides high strength and...
  • Construction Specialties: Expansion joints - Banbury station multi-storey car park
    Expansion joints - Banbury station multi-storey car park
    Construction Specialties
    As part of a £10million investment by the Department of Transport, a new multi-storey car park has been completed at Banbury train station, offering passengers improved access. To meet the demanding structural movement...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Fast build of showcase visitor centre in engineered wood
    Fast build of showcase visitor centre in engineered wood
    Metsä Wood UK
    Metsä Group’s visitor centre in Äänekoski, Central Finland, is a prime example of fast construction using engineered wood. The schedule was extremely tight, but the building project was completed quickly within 7 months,...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Curved LVL modules for bespoke windmill roof
    Curved LVL modules for bespoke windmill roof
    Metsä Wood UK
    Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) was used for the ribs of the roof in the redesign of Cockfield Windmill in the Suffolk countryside, which was converted to accommodation for holiday lets. Before it was converted, the...
  • MEDITE SMARTPLY: Flame-retardant flooring solution for student halls
    Flame-retardant flooring solution for student halls
    MEDITE SMARTPLY
    The Edge, a large student accommodation building in Liverpool, includes 231 en-suite rooms, two penthouse suites, an on-site gym, a launderette and a private residence courtyard. Bardsley Construction worked with timber...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Engineered LVL timber rafters for sports complex
    Engineered LVL timber rafters for sports complex
    Metsä Wood UK
    A sports complex for Clamart in France includes a gym, a track and field area, and a tennis court, all within one floor. The complex is shaped to follow the curves of the landscape and the innovative use of Kerto® LVL...
  • Construction Specialties: Custom expansion joint for glass walkways
    Custom expansion joint for glass walkways
    Construction Specialties
    CS designed a custom expansion joint cover to meet the movement needs of the glass walkways at the Bristol Life Sciences building at Bristol University. A central atrium connects two separate blocks of the building with...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Lightweight Kerto timber components for tennis club roof
    Lightweight Kerto timber components for tennis club roof
    Metsä Wood UK
    A range of Kerto LVL timber products were used to create a lightweight and acoustic roof during the building of the the Racquet Centre sports complex of the Hurlingham Club in Fulham. The sports hall is 35m wide and 55m long...
  • Construction Specialties: Expansion joint covers – Bolton Interchange Bus Station
    Expansion joint covers – Bolton Interchange Bus Station
    Construction Specialties
    Bolton’s newly configured transport hub supports a wider regeneration of the town centre, combining bus services, cycle storage and shop-mobility facilities with retail and office space. A range of CS Allway expansion joint...
  • Round Wood of Mayfield: Oak-framed extension for luxury home
    Oak-framed extension for luxury home
    Round Wood of Mayfield
    A local client approached Round Wood to assist with extending his substantial detached dwelling. The property, which boasted exposed timber features and joinery supplied by Round Wood's workshop, appeared particularly suited...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Sustainable timber beams create dome-shaped pavillion
    Sustainable timber beams create dome-shaped pavillion
    Metsä Wood UK
    A huge transparent dome constructed with glue-laminated timber - the Dome of Visions - served as the Aarhus municipal pavilion during Danish city's time as the European Capital of Culture in 2017. As well as being an...
  • H+H UK: Celcon building elements used by Barratt Homes
    Celcon building elements used by Barratt Homes
    H+H UK
    The SIG I-House System, based on the storey-high aircrete panels, delivers a complete house shell with weathertight roof and wrapped in insulation in just one week and is the result of a unique collaboration between H+H and...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Prefabricated LVL timber for restoration of historic spa
    Prefabricated LVL timber for restoration of historic spa
    Metsä Wood UK
    Pre-fabricated Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) components were used for the restoration of Kaifu-Bad, the oldest swimming pool complex - and largest open air one - in Hamburg. The entire complex is a protected monument...
  • Metsä Wood UK: Innovative temporary building made from Kerto LVL timber
    Innovative temporary building made from Kerto LVL timber
    Metsä Wood UK
    Kerto® LVL (laminated veneer lumber) was used to create an innovative temporary wooden building for a historic marketplace in Stockholm where the entire offering of the old market would be maintained under one roof.
  • BCM GRC: Refurbished GRC corbel blocks for dance school
    Refurbished GRC corbel blocks for dance school
    BCM GRC
    Time had taken its toll on the terracotta corbel blocks above the windows at the base of a dance school in Manchester. Rust had caused expansion and cracking in the soffit pieces leading them to become a danger to the public...