66 Queen Square, Bristol – fusing new and old

Author: G. Garson (formerly Skanska)

Date published

1 April 2016

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66 Queen Square, Bristol – fusing new and old

The Structural Engineer
66 Queen Square, Bristol – fusing new and old
Date published

1 April 2016

Author

G. Garson (formerly Skanska)

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

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G. Garson (formerly Skanska)

66 Queen Square in Bristol was the first private development financed by Skanska in the UK. The project on a 1225m2 site in the city centre included the refurbishment of a Grade II listed building and the addition of a new five-storey office, plus basement. The Grade A office has achieved a BREEAM score of “Excellent” and has been designed and constructed using as many Building Information Modelling (BIM) tools as practicable. Despite being on a relatively small site, the building incorporates striking features, components such as reinforced and post-tensioned concrete and an intricate steelwork frame, and a full refurbishment in a conservation area. 66 Queen Square won the BIM Project Application Award at the British Construction Industry Awards in 2014.

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
10
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Project Focus Issue 4

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