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AD 432: Wind loads on building canopies

AD 432: Wind loads on building canopies

The purpose of this AD note is to direct designers’ attention to PD 6688-1-4 as a source of design loads on building canopies and useful..

July 9, 2019
Commendation: The Greenwich Peninsula Low Carbon Energy Centre

Commendation: The Greenwich Peninsula Low Carbon Energy Centre

The Greenwich Peninsula Low Carbon Energy Centre is the largest new build residential heat network in Europe, saving over 20,000 tonnes of..

October 11, 2018
Pooling resources

Pooling resources

Steel construction has come to the fore to create two large wedge-shaped halls, topped with wave-like roofs to house a waterpark and..

April 12, 2018
Award: T-Pylon

Award: T-Pylon

The result of a design competition to find a 21st Century power pylon for Nationalgrid UK, the T-Pylon has very few parts, can be erected..

October 14, 2017
Warehouse opts for a range of steel options

Warehouse opts for a range of steel options

Work is progressing on a vast regional distribution hub near Bristol for retailer The Range An enormous £90M warehouse at Central Park in..

March 10, 2017
Energy beacon

Energy beacon

The Greenwich Peninsula Low Carbon Energy Centre will be an important sustainable and affordable energy landmark for one of London’s..

June 12, 2016
Frame stability tool available online

Frame stability tool available online

A new web-based frame stability tool that evaluates the stability of multi-storey braced frames, in accordance with BS EN 1993-1-1 is now..

January 5, 2016
AD 392: Frame stability tool on www.steelconstruction.info

AD 392: Frame stability tool on www.steelconstruction.info

This Advisory Desk note gives background information on the frame stability tool, recently added to www.steelconstruction.info. In order to..

November 12, 2015
Award – Island Pavilion and Footbridge, Wormsley

Award – Island Pavilion and Footbridge, Wormsley

Designed in the English classical tradition of a pavilion in the landscape, the project re-interprets 18th Century design for the 21st..

July 13, 2015
Best practice for light steel framing

Best practice for light steel framing

Andrew Way of the Steel Construction Institute discusses some of the best practice issues to be considered for the design and construction..

June 5, 2015