• Extension in South Dublin

    Hidden within the fabric of this Bauhaus like design is a complicated structure. The full height glazing, large windows, corner glazing and non-stacked first floor required some head scratching and thought to produce a structural design that would not compromise the integrity of the architectural design.

  • Understanding the Structure

    To get the best out of any design, you must first understand in finite detail how the structure will align with the architectural layout. This is why PCA produce detailed 3d models. It allows the entire building to be virtually built before a sod is turned.

  • Gabions in Westport

  • Glass Residential Extension

    This is a rear extension which was predominantly glass. The structure had to be lightweight and almost invisible. At nightime the roof will appear as if it floats.

  • Portal Frame Shed

    This is a classic Portal Frame Shed  achieving spans of 40m

  • Light Weight Garden Shed

    We just completed the structural design for this light weight shed which will comprise a swimming pool and gymnasia. Although it appears simple, the soils which it is constructed upon where highly shrinkable Clays (which were dried out) . This meant that we actually had to design the foundations to stop the soils pushing the […]

  • Residential Extension

    We just recently completed the structural drawings for this residential extension. The design solution involved a neat Picture Frame which was seamlessly nestled into the the architectural fabric. Great care was taken in the detailing to eliminate cold bridges and to ensure that the proposed structure did not impose itself on the architectural space

  • Minerva Street Apartments, Glasgow

  • Festival Hall, Edinburgh

  • Holiday Inn in Sheffield