Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DfMA) is used as the foundation for concurrent engineering processes to simplify and fully optimise the structure wherever possible, to reduce manufacturing and assembly costs and to quantify improvements. This process helps to identify, calculate and eliminate waste or inefficiency in the building design...May 12, 2017
B & K Structures has received the Order of Distinction, at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Health and Safety Awards 2017...April 7, 2017
From Canada and the USA to Australia and right here in the UK, architects and specifiers are realising the full capabilities of structural timber. Timber technology is becoming the vital component...March 23, 2017
With the increasing shortage of ‘new recruits’ looking at construction as a viable career option, employers are all too often experiencing a lack of qualified candidates in the ‘talent pool’. But as the demand for trained workers currently...January 11, 2017
The team at B & K Structures are celebrating an award-winning streak picking up no less than five trophies at two prestigious ceremonies held during...October 24, 2016
The Structural Timber Awards reward outstanding projects, innovative products and dynamic approaches that promote excellence in structural timber...
July 27, 2016
Since the economic downturn, cost has been the key priority for most new builds. There is now a culture that has developed across the industry of creating cheaper buildings at a rapid rate and ultimately...
May 16, 2016
By-line article by Nick Milestone, Managing Director of B & K Structures: There are many aspects to consider when designing a building - from the structural system...May 4, 2016
TRADA have recently published a series of documents including, ‘Cross Laminated Timber: An Introduction’. Intended for architects, building designers and their clients, this document highlights and summarises...
November 18, 2015
B & K Structures are leading the way in delivering ground-breaking advances in structural solutions – constantly investing to stay ahead of the game in the latest digital technology and engineering...October 13, 2016
Engineered timber has gained traction as a structural solution, with the UK seeing a rapid increase in the number of offsite manufactured hybrid timber buildings. With many developers taking advantage of...
June 29, 2016
The growing demand for new school buildings across the UK has seen a move towards offsite manufactured solid timber structures as a fast and effective...
May 9, 2016
B & K Structures has again received recognition for its approach to occupational safety and health in an awards scheme run by the safety charity, The Royal Society...
April 29, 2016
The Offsite Award entries have been assessed and the judges have spoken – B & K Structures have been shortlisted in not one but two categories with their...November 17, 2015