Author: Fiona Cobb
1 March 2021
This article describes the structural reuse and strengthening strategies adopted to enable three additional storeys to be added to an existing office building in London.
Michal Drewniok discusses the principles of reusing steel elements and encourages structural engineers to consider this option over designing with new material.
Stephen Fernandez discusses ways in which engineers can explore the potential to refurbish existing buildings instead of demolishing and building anew.