Structures, Buildings & Architecture

Structues, Buildings

Activities of the experts in this department include design and supervision on construction of structural and architectural projects such as residential buildings, offices, trade centers and industrial structures as well as retrofitting of existing buildings.
This department consists of three sections:

• Structures / Architecture
Optimum design of structures in regard to materials, energy consumption and life of the structures is one of the key activities practiced by the experts in this department.

• Retrofitting
This section offers services to retrofit the existing buildings based on the earthquake spectrum and the required target for the building to reach the satisfactory level of performance and operation. The expected performance level for structures is defined based on many factors such as age of the building, importance, urban location and economic issues. Moreover, the activity of this section involves geotechnical works, non-destructive testing and test of strength of material.