Combining multiple structural materials (glulam, cross laminated timber and steel) with engineering and design expertise enables B & K Structures to offer an outstanding sustainable package for commercial construction projects across all sectors.
B & K Structures have been delivering projects of this type since 2006. The B & K Structures business model occupies a niche in the construction industry as a result of being acutely aware of the need for intelligent and practical flexibility in the pre construction phase of a project. There is always a need to accommodate not just budgetary constraints but also program time, site access, sustainability requirements, design and material properties with a firm commitment to stay true to the original vision.
The commercial office market has seen tremendous growth in recent times and has moved well and truly into the market place with environmental impact at the top of its agenda. These projects provide opportunities for innovation through open knowledge sharing and collaboration across the project teams to deliver outstanding results... Read More
Education is a sector that often carries the requirements of expedient program time to comply with term times alongside a flexible interior layout. This flexible design feature creates what could be thought of as a time proofing element that enables the users of the building to be creative with the larger spaces they have available to them... Read More
The infrastructure sector is acutely aware of environmental impact and therefore has a predisposition towards sustainable building solutions where sequestered carbon in structural timber members and panels can offset the positive carbon associated with vehicle movements. This enables the structure of their accommodation to contribute to the reduction in the carbon footprint... Read More
Refurbishment projects come with distinct expertise requirements where tying in with existing architecture and structural integrity, along with site access and space constraints command specialist input. The engineering and solutions approach offered by B & K Structure’s positions the company as market leaders and innovators within this sector... Read More
With ever increasing pressure on space and accommodation requirements in the UK B & K Structures are finding the demand for student accommodation and the medium rise residential market is developing at a great rate. Acoustic, thermal and structural performance can all be optimised through a hybrid or cross laminated timber system that can be largely manufactured offsite... Read More
Retail projects in recent years have developed enormously from building structural steel into the area of carbon offset focused structures. Over the last five years B & K Structures have delivered in excess of 30 environmental stores comprising 1.5million square feet of retail space using low carbon materials. The industry is continually reviewing the way it builds... Read More
An ideal sector for the use of Hybrid Structures, most modern sporting facilities incorporate a swimming pool, a fitness suite and a dance studio alongside the traditional sportshall. These types of developments lend themselves very well to open structure with aesthetic solutions where a geodesic design element combined with a wide span are well catered for by the hybrid combination of glulam and steel... Read More
The transport sector is acutely aware of environmental impact and therefore has a predisposition towards sustainable building solutions where sequestered carbon in structural timber members and panels can offset the positive carbon associated with vehicle movements. This enables the structure of their accommodation to contribute to the reduction in the carbon footprint... Read More