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An Introduction to Loft Conversions

An Introduction to Loft Conversions

Today, we’re going to take a look at an increasingly popular trend across the London construction market. We’re talking, of course, about loft conversions. So why are loft conversions so popular? The clue here is that we’re talking about London,...
An Introduction to Building Foundations

An Introduction to Building Foundations

Back in our December 2018 blog on geotechnical investigations, we promised we’d follow it up with a more detailed review of the different types of foundations that are used in the construction industry. Today, we’re making good on that promise. There are...
Geotechnical Investigations

Geotechnical Investigations

Today, we’re going to talk about geotechnical investigations, which are an important requirement for any project. They should be carried out to determine the existing ground conditions on site, with the goal of providing the information that the structural...
Formwork in Construction

Formwork in Construction

If you stopped by back in July and read our post about Falsework,you’ll remember that we promised we’d also cover formwork within the construction industry. Today, it’s time for us to make good on that promise. The first and most obvious questions...
Commercial Buildings

Commercial Buildings

Here at LSY, we’re involved in a number of commercial projects that we’d like to talk to you about. This includes an exciting project in Chelsea which we’ll talk about some more in a future blog, so keep your eyes peeled. Today, though, we want to...
Falsework Used in Construction

Falsework Used in Construction

We live in a time in which there’s a plethora of options when it comes to falsework systems for supporting concrete during construction in the UK. This means that there’s plenty of choice when it comes to picking out a falsework system. Back in our July...
Women in Engineering and Construction

Women in Engineering and Construction

Saturday 23rd June 2018 marked International Women in Engineering Day, and it got me thinking about some of the female engineers that I admire. Some of them are more well-known than others, but each of them is an inspiration and an example of exactly why we need...
Moment Frames as Stability Systems

Moment Frames as Stability Systems

Last month, we continued our series of posts on stability systems by taking a look at framed bracing. Today, we’re building on that and bringing the series to a close by taking a look at moment frames and their role in the stability of buildings. The vast...