The Paper Garden in picturesRead more
This month, we celebrated the completion of The Paper Garden, a new community project for London which has see the transformation of a former car park into a 200m2 classroom and ecology garden – a collaborative seedbed in which to nurture creativity. Here our colleague Liam Caddy shares some of the pictures and highlights.
Contributing to a landmark collaborative facility – our work at NMISRead more
From RIBA Stage 2 through to completion, we have worked on behalf of HLM Architects as part of the team delivering the incredible new National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) building. Principal Fire Engineer, Graeme Shaw shares how our fire engineering guidance on the building will help to raise the bar for collaboration across sectors…
OFR and STA clarify CLT fire compliance for industryRead more
Leading fire engineering consultancy, OFR Consultants working in collaboration with the Structural Timber Association (STA) is offering the wider industry valuable clarity on the fire safety design of mass timber buildings.
Collaborative Creation – The Paper Garden at Canada WaterRead more
On behalf of British Land, we have been supporting the ongoing progress of the Canada Water masterplan across various elements of the project. Here our design director Jack Wilshaw tells us more about a very special, sustainability project.
Our London team supports SilvertownRead more
eam, but also with ongoing work on some of the city’s most talked about developments. Here, principal fire engineer, Matt Stallwood talks about how we have been involved at East London’s pioneering Silvertown development.
Helping deliver the UK’s lowest carbon new build workspaceRead more
It’s an exciting time for construction, with innovations that are making the creation of truly sustainable buildings a reality. In Manchester, members of our team are providing fire engineering advice on what is set to be the UK’s lowest carbon new build workspace, Ev0. Our associate director Jamie Gibson explains how we are providing fire engineering support on this pioneering exposed timber development…
From water tanks in Mexico to protecting primates in Vietnam, we’re proud to have supported the WLT this yearRead more
This year, as we continued our OFR journey to Net Zero, we set upon our Carbon Balancing journey with the World Land Trust (WLT). The partnership has helped us balance our carbon…
Filling the knowledge gap and helping developers create sustainable timber buildingsRead more
As the one of the UK’s premier fire engineering experts, our founder Sam Liptrott was this week called to the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee to give written and verbal evidence as part of the sustainability of the built environment enquiry.
Review of large-scale fire tests on cross-laminated timberRead more
Concerns about the environmental impact of building construction is leading to timber being more commonly used.