Oran Pre-Cast were delighted to be involved in the design and construction of the concrete structure of this unique and architecturally striking building in central London.
|CLIENT||London School of Economics|
|ARCHITECT||O'Donnell & Tuomey Architects|
|STRUCTURAL ENGINEER||Horgan Lynch|
A number of precast products were used in this building including twinwall, lattice flooring and hollowcore.
The distinctive folds and inclines of the superstructure required an accurate 3 dimensional model of the concrete frame. True views of all of the concrete surface planes were created, from which individual production drawings for each precast element were created. A robotic plotting machine then plotted the outline of each unique panel shape onto the steel production beds.
A finite element structural model of the inclined surfaces was created by the in house design team, to assess the reinforcement required in the precast members.
Oran Pre-Cast's expertise in the following areas contributed to a successful concrete structure:
Drafting and design using 3 dimensional software packages,
Bespoke lattice floor and twinwall products,
Just in time site delivery,