Nemetschek Structural User Contest 2013

45 X Nemetschek Structural User Contest 2013 - Category 1: Buildings Category 1: Buildings 1 Project information Owner Shree Hari Community Architect LTS Architects General Contractor Foundation Developments Limited Engineering Office Engineers HRW Location Kingsbury, London Construction Period 10/2012 to 08/2013 Contact Keith Wilson Address Unit 2 Blue Lion Place 237 Long Lane SE1 4PU London, United Kingdom Phone +44 2 074079575 Email [email protected] Website Engineers HRW was established in 2001. Since formation the company has contributed to a wide portfolio of completed work in both the public and private sectors. We have collaborated with clients, architects and fellow engineers in the design of many refurbishment and new build projects by providing well researched sound advice supported by comprehensive and detailed information delivered to programme. We are committed to working with architects and other members of the design team to produce high quality well considered buildings. We enjoy the challenge of developing appropriate economic solutions to the client’s brief, ensuring simple construction and long term durability. A fresh approach is taken on every project. Drawing on our knowledge of current and historic building practice, the design process is supplemented by research into new and emerging technologies. Engineers HRW Short description │Shree Swaminarayan Temple The project comprises the construction of a new Temple complex for the Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Community in North London. The project is located in Kingsbury, London. The complex comprises the Temple building, the Multi-Function Hall building and the Office building. The Temple building is a three storey building with an internal 18 x 20 x 7.5 m high clear clerestory space over the worship area. The structure of the building is in situ reinforced concrete framed comprising a 500 mm thick raft foundation slab; 250 mm thick flat slabs at 1st, 2nd and Roof level augmented by downstand beams at transfer locations; and a 100 mm thick dome supported by a 250 mm slab and 1.2 m deep grillage of beams over the clerestory space. The Multi-Function Hall building comprises an 18.5 x 33.5 x 9.5 m high clear span steel and glulam timber framed sports hall with an in situ RC framed three storey administration block to the western end and an in situ RC basement plantroom under the eastern end. The Office refurbishment is steel framed.