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Wind actions on single storey buildings

David Brown of the SCI comments on some of the issues frequently raised when determining the loading on this common form of

Cathedral roof raised in Dominica

A hurricane resistant steel roof structure has been manufactured and erected by REIDsteel for the renovation of a historic cathedral in the Caribbean. The …

The City’s dramatic addition

Eventually reaching a height of 190m, 52 Lime Street is the City of London’s latest standout commercial development. Martin Cooper reports. Featuring a …

Wind Actions to BS EN 1991-1-4

For most buildings in the UK, wind action is an important influence on structural design. BS EN 1991-1-4:2005+A1:2010 (the UK implementation of Eurocode 1 Part …

Blowing – our way

The second part of a review of the impact of Eurocode wind action on the UK, in comparison with BS6399-2, by Alastair Hughes of the SCI. Part One appeared in …

Blowing – our way

Alastair Hughes of the SCI pieces together the impact of Eurocode wind actions on the UK, in comparison with BS 6399-2. Part One: Assessing wind pressure for …


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