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Smith’s Dock, North Shields

Smith’s Dock is a collection of 24 three-storey modular townhouses, designed by architects ShedKM and manufactured by SIG Building Systems for renowned urban regeneration developers Urban Splash. Each townhouse is constructed from three single storey timber-framed modules, which are prefabricated and fully fitted out in a controlled factory environment, before being transported to site by […]

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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, Athens

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) provides world-class new homes for the Greek National Library and the Greek National Opera, as well as the creation of the much needed 170,000 m² Stavros Niarchos Public Park. Designed by renowned architect Renzo Piano, the SNFCC is a monument to the value of culture, learning and humanity. As the […]

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HS2 Euston Station

As part of a consultant team led by WSP, Expedition has been appointed to work on the new HS2 Euston Station in London. HS2 is will be the first high speed railway within the UK that provides new connections between its major conurbations. Recognised as the county’s largest infrastructure project, HS2 will significantly enable the […]

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Selfridges Accessories Hall

The Accessories Hall is the first phase of the transformation of the ground floor of Selfridges’ flagship London store. The project aimed to create an open and flexible retail space as envisaged by the store’s visionary founder, Harry Gordon Selfridge. Expedition provided structural engineering for a range of structural interventions and installations, from modifications of […]

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The Get it Right Initiative

Like many in the industry we have been concerned for a number of years about waste, poor productivity and low levels of profit in the UK construction industry. Through our involvement in the Institution of Civil Engineers we played a key role in the birth and development of the Get It Right Initiative. Working with major companies […]

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Old Oak Common Masterplan

The Old Oak Common and Park Royal development is one of the UK’s largest regeneration projects, aiming to provide 25,000 new homes and 65,000 new jobs. To achieve this, a high density urban environment is proposed, with densities that have not been achieved in the UK to date. Another key aspiration for the development is […]

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Diamond Jubilee Footbridge

Working with One World Design Architects, Expedition has carried out the initial structural design for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge across the Thames between Chelsea and Battersea. The bridge, to be built as a legacy for the Diamond Jubilee celebrations, is an elegant three span structure with intersecting arches. Sympathetic to its context and […]

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Szczecin Summer Theatre

Working with Flanagan Lawrence architects we developed a new lightweight roof scheme, aimed at rejuvenating the 1976-built Szczecin outdoor theatre in Poland. The proposals for the new 3000m2 cable-net roof re-use as much existing structure as possible, including existing foundations and the existing placemaking arch. Through close collaboration with the design team the roof is […]

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Berkeley Hotel, London

Expedition was appointed to provide structural engineering design with Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners for the scheme design of extension works to The Berkeley hotel. The key challenge was the need to minimise disruption to occupancy and revenue in this five star hotel. Through close dialogue with the project manager and the hotel management we developed […]

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Rio 2016 Olympics Sustainable Water Strategy

Building upon experience on the 2012 London Olympics, Expedition were commissioned as water strategy consultants for the masterplan team for the Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Games. Like in London, water was identified as a key sustainability theme in Rio’s bid for the Olympic Games and we produced the Sustainable Water […]

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London Olympic Velodrome

Expedition are the engineers behind the award-winning London 2012 Olympic Velodrome.

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2012 Olympic Water Strategy

Expedition worked as part of the Sustainability and Environment Team for the Olympic Delivery Authority to advise on water matters. Our involvement included the definition and implementation of a water strategy to enable the project to meet its sustainable development targets, with regards to water supply, foul and surface water drainage. Our involvement included:

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Kurdistan Museum – Erbil

We have been working with Studio Libeskind on the design for a museum of Kurdish culture to be based in Erbil, Iraq since 2010. The reinforced concrete framed building features four interlocking spaces that represent the four countries which are home to the Kurdish people. These volumes are intersected by a line that is broken into two […]

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Intesa SanPaolo Tower, Turin, Italy

Working with Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Expedition was part of the team that won the competition in 2006 to design the new headquarters for the Intesa SanPaolo bank. Expedition were the structural engineers working in collaboration with Studio Ossola in Turin. The 85,000m², 166m tall skyscraper, is located near Turin’s historical city centre and is designed […]

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WWF Living Planet Centre, Surrey

The site in Woking was gifted to WWF-UK, by the local council, on the condition that the existing public car park was maintained. The design team evaluated several ways of doing this; bearing in mind access, site levels, impact on the local environment and costs. Rather than constructing a separate building or excavating a basement for […]

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Las Arenas Bullring, Barcelona

After 25 years lying derelict on one of the city’s busiest streets, Barcelona’s old bullring has been transformed into a media and arts centre. Standing with RSHP architect Laurie Abbot in the middle of the old weed-infested arena, two key ideas emerged: one was to delicately support the wobbling 100-year-old brick walls on new open […]

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London Cable Car

The London Cable Car is an important new addition to the London transport network, marrying the regeneration hotspot of the Greenwich Peninsula and 02 centre in the South, with the Royal Victoria Dock, Excel Centre and onward DLR transport links to the North. The cable car provides pedestrian and cycle access across the river on an […]

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Infinity Bridge, Stockton on Tees

Expedition are the lead designers for this 180m long footbridge across the Tees.

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Shakespeare’s New Place

Expedition worked with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust (SBT) to transform the site of Shakespeare’s home in Stratford upon Avon, where he died in 1616. The project is made up of three distinct sections which weave together to form a fresh new interpretation of the popular visitor attraction. As part of the project, we worked with Feilden […]

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Laban Dance Icosahedron

Expedition were approached by the Keep Fit Association with an unusual challenge – they needed a lightweight icosahedron to dance inside that could be collapsed and rebuilt again and again. Part sculpture, part sports-equipment, the icosahedron forms the focal point of a Laban dance lesson, helping the students to visualise the space around them. Using […]

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Carbonera, Cuba

We are part of the masterplanning team for this new development in Cuba, providing engineering and sustainability services. The development will be the first of a new wave of investment into the country. The aim is to raise the quality of tourism Cuba offers and to be an exemplar sustainable development. The site has a […]

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UCL Bloomsbury Campus

Universities face a huge challenge to meet national carbon emission reduction targets, especially when we consider their ageing estates and growing student numbers. UCL’s campus is no exception, comprising a diverse mix of buildings of varying age and usage. Expedition were commissioned by UCL to develop an Energy Management Strategy, to review how the existing building […]

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Sde Dov Quarter, Tel Aviv

The Sde Dov Quarter is a new 12,000 unit residential development on the site of the old airport. The Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality has strong sustainability ambitions for this development. We have been appointed to develop a holistic and ambitious sustainability strategy, helping the new development exceed current targets. Our scope includes developing the sustainability vision and objectives, carrying out technical […]

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Seaton Carew Housing Development, Hartlepool

Expedition was appointed to provide engineering services to develop the masterplan for this 12 hectare site just outside Hartlepool. The aspiration is to create an exemplar sustainable development, with the aims of providing high quality housing for vulnerable members of society, creating a vibrant community and minimising whole life environmental impacts. Initially located within the […]

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The Institution of Structural Engineers HQ, London

Expedition Engineering worked since 2013 with Hugh Broughton Architects and The Institution of Structural Engineers on the refurbishment of a 1960’s steel frame building to form the new headquarter building, on Bastwick Street, near the Barbican in central London. The project includes the refurbishment of the four storey building into high-quality offices, meeting spaces, library, […]

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PLACE/Ladywell Lewisham

The UK’s first pop-up village, the project has allowed a vacant brownfield site to be temporarily used for housing while a long term solution is developed. Working directly for SIG, the specialist manufacturer, Expedition provided the structural engineering design for this four storey modular volumetric timber construction. 64 units were prefabricated and fully fitted out off-site […]

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Dynamics and Vibrations

Expedition has significant in-house expertise in structural dynamics and human-induced vibrations, with a project portfolio including bridges, buildings, stadia, canopies and experimental structures, and a major focus on human-induced vibrations. Our dynamics input to bridge projects has ranged from analysing and specifying tuned mass dampers for the ultra-slender Infinity Footbridge, to performance based design to […]

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Adaptive Truss

Our six year R&D collaboration with University College London and research engineer Gennaro Senatore has now culminated in the creation of an adaptive truss prototype which we recently took to Amsterdam where it was star-of-the-show at International Association of Shell and Spatial Structures conference. This combined conference-expo was attended by over 500 of the world’s top engineers, architects […]

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Soundforms

The Soundforms product is a mobile performance shell, providing a high quality and acoustically optimised stage for musical events. Formed as a partnership between conductor Mark Stephenson, architects Flanagan Lawrence, events specialists ES Global and Arup Acoustics, Expedition came on board in 2014 to create the Mark II shell, the previous iteration having been highly […]

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Stage by the Sea

Expedition worked with Flanagan Lawrence to create the a new stage by the sea at Littlehampton’s East Beach. Sharing the beachfront with Thomas Heatherwick’s acclaimed East Beach Café, the elegant structure adds further to Littlehampton beach’s unique appeal. The project includes two back-to-back concrete shells, formed from sprayed concrete as little as 100mm thick. The […]

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Anglesey Abbey Tensegrity

Expedition teamed up with the sister companies of the Useful Simple Trust to design and build a new tensegrity sculpture for the beautiful, National Trust-owned, Anglesey Abbey Gardens in Cambridgeshire. From early on in the design process the aspiration was to develop a structure that is engaging. We were particularly drawn by the river and the old […]

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Biomimetic Office

The Biomimetic Office concept project is the outcome of our collaboration with Exploration Architecture. We have been developing an office building concept inspired by biological structures and natural systems… to give a step-change improvement over current designs. Good design involves collaboration and integration of multiple performance metrics. For this project, key requirements were maximising natural […]

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Chiswick Park Footbridge

Part of the award winning Chiswick Park Development, this £5M corten and precast concrete bridge provides a strategic link to the local underground station. We are the lead designers of the bridge, which we believe to be both simple and elegant. It provides a considered response to the functional and aesthetic objectives of the brief…not […]

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TensegriTree, University of Kent

Taking inspiration from the tensegrity structures developed by Buckminster Fuller in the 1960s and the artist, Kenneth Snellson, Expedition developed the design of the tree-like tensegrity sculpture, or TensegriTree, that provides a canopy over a landscaped, out-door teaching area on the University of Kent Campus. The TensegriTree sculpture provides a permanent memorial celebrating the 50th […]

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Skip Garden – Glass Lantern

Expedition donated time to provide structural design for this project in collaboration with Bartlett School of Architecture second year student Rachael Taylor. Global Generation acquired temporary use of a community allotment within Argent‘s regeneration site at King’s Cross for the Skip Garden kitchen. Made from recycled scaffolding boards and sash windows the Glass Lantern is inspired by the function of […]

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Halley VI Ice Station

We teamed up with Hopkins Architects to participate in this RIBA competition to design the Halley 6 Antarctic research facility. After reaching a shortlist of 6 from 86 international entries we were asked to develop concept designs for the project. With help from Atelier Ten, RWDI, HL Technik, Kenneth Grubb Associates and DL&E we developed […]

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Olympic Park Entrance Markers

When approached by artists Heather Ackroyd and Dan Harvey to help with their series of sculptures commissioned for the Olympic Park, the team at Expedition couldn’t help but get excited. We knew that the artists’ reputation for using natural and living materials in their work would add a new dimension to an already challenging project. […]

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55 Baker Street, London

55 Baker Street represents the radical reinvention of a 1950s office building that transforms the site into an important new urban centre that includes living, leisure and retail spaces along with an abundance of high-spec open plan office units. The project progressed from an initial walk-through to an occupied building in less than three years. […]

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BSkyB HQ Water Strategy

British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) approached us to develop a water supply strategy for their headquarters campus. Over the course of the next decade BSkyB will be redeveloping the campus into a new state of the art broadcasting facility, and sustainability is high on the agenda. We carried out a detailed modelling exercise to establish current […]

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Brentford Lock West London

Brentford Lock West is a mixed-use regeneration scheme fronting the Grand Union Canal, in West London. The phased development provides over 500 high-quality residential family units on a 6-hectare former industrial site. This is another project where getting planning permission was a major challenge. On this occasion we were able to help by managing the […]

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Heliopolis

Working with our sister company Useful Simple Projects, we were appointed by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Municipality of Sao Paulo to provide engineering design advice to this 4000 home social housing development. The development will provide much needed homes for communities currently living in dwellings with a high risk of collapse or […]

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Abingdon School Science Centre

The new Science Centre at Abingdon School aims to provide exceptional quality teaching spaces for biology, chemistry and physics. The building has been designed to provide a clear distinction between individual faculties with each subject occupying a different floor of the building. The layout aims to provide an ideal environment for learning; maximising daylight and […]

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Bryanston School, Dorset

Expedition was invited to work alongside Hopkins Architects to provide new buildings for Bryanston School, a Secondary Boarding School in Blandford Forum, Dorset. The school wished to replace out-dated accommodation and address its current and future demands through the provision of new and extended buildings. The proposed buildings formed a new quadrangle which unify the north […]

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South Hampstead High School

The redevelopment of South Hampstead High School in Camden involves the replacement of approximately 80% of the existing buildings over a two-year period. The new teaching facilities and basement sports hall will replace existing Victorian buildings to provide facilities of a standard that reflect best practice in teaching and learning. An essential requirement of the […]

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UEL Stratford Library

Expedition teamed with Hopkins Architects and won an OJEU competition for the delivery of a new library building for the University of East London on their Stratford Campus. The university required a new information hub to provide a stimulating and inspirational learning environment. The design had to accommodate a wide variety of learning and research spaces, […]

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North Kensington Academy and Leisure Centre

Expedition was com­missioned to produce a detailed fea­sibility assessment for a combined heat and power network for the North Kensington Academy and Leisure Centre site. Our role included the evaluation of heat and electricity demand across the existing masterplan, a survey of existing building refurbishment paths and evaluation of com­patibility with a new CHP system. […]

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University of Lincoln

Expedition was commissioned to provide strategic advice to the University of Lincoln to support their achievement of carbon reduction requirements for Higher Education institutions. Specifically, we carried out modelling of energy use in existing buildings across the Campus and compared this with benchmark data. We used this data to prepare a replacement and maintenance strategy […]

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Greenwich Wharf

We have provided strategic project management in addition to structural and civil engineering design on this mixed use residential development scheme on a former industrial site fronting the Thames. The scheme comprises over 650 residential units, a hotel, leisure and retail facilities regenerating a 5 hectare brownfield site. Construction of the first phase of the […]

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Bay Wharf Boatyard Relocation

Relocating the largest floating dry docks on the Thames will unlock the regeneration of Greenwich Wharf as a new, mixed-use riverside quarter (see residential projects). In moving the docks to their new site near the O2 Arena (Millennium Dome), the derelict Bay Wharf Boatyard will be brought back to life as an enlarged, upgraded facility, […]

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Enderby Place and London International Cruise Terminal

Expedition provided structural and civil engineering services for the preplanning design of the new development of Enderby Place on the Greenwich peninsular. The 263 residential units are arranged in two towers: 30 and 21 stories above a landscaped podium over basement parking levels. The scheme also incorporates the on-shore facilities for London’s first international cruise port including […]

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Audi West London

This prototype development represents several years of work for our client shaping their vision of a contemporary approach to displaying, maintaining and selling their vehicles in surroundings that are truly Vorsprung durch Technik in form and functionality. It is Audi’s intention that the building and the cars convey the same spirit of engineered excellence. The […]

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Lille Plan Bleu

We were shortlisted with Will Alsop, D’Ici La Paysagistes and Spie Batignolles on this competition to redevelop a part of Lille in Northern France around a system of disused old canals. One of the key issues is the really poor water quality in the old waterways. We developed a strategy to improve the water quality with a wind-powered recirculation and […]

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East Reef, Suffolk

Up and coming architects Glowaacka Rennie won a competition calling for visionary ideas for a Landmark for the East of England, ‘a sustainable icon and put the region on the map, not just nationally but internationally; a major project to inspire a sense of pride for those who live in the region and showcase more […]

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Terminal 5 Water Engineering Infrastructure, Heathrow

Whilst at Black & Veatch, Ed McCann lead the 20-25 strong Terminal 5 Water Engineering design team from 1999 to June 2002. Judith Sykes and Fred Labbe, also working for Black & Veatch at the time, were part of the team. All three were mostly involved in: • Surface water and foul drainage • Production […]

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Zero-Waste Textile Factory

With Exploration Architecture, Expedition developed the water strategy and structural proposals to support the client’s vision of a zero-waste factory with minimal whole-life energy consumption for a major expansion of their textile production facility in India. Working closely with the client’s technical team and suppliers, we reviewed a wide range of technologies to develop an […]

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265 Tottenham Court Road

A new mixed-use development comprising 8,000sqft of retail, 23,000sqft of office and 10 residential units replacing a semi-derelict Victorian hotel.

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Centre Point Plaza, St Giles Circus

Expedition worked with architects Stanton Williams on the two glass entrances to Tottenham Court Road underground station at St Giles Plaza, in front of Centre Point in central London. They are part of a larger redevelopment of Tottenham Court Road station and have been built following the completion of the new ticket hall structures below. […]

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City Wing Sculpture with Christopher Le Brun PRA

After collaborating with artist Christopher Le Brun on the Waterloo Tower and the Ebbsfleet International Sculpture Competitions, Expedition was really pleased when Christopher asked us to help with a sculpture commissioned in the City of London. The sculpture takes the form of an inclined wing, constructed from bronze, rising from the plaza. The wing is […]

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Monument Pavilion

Expedition worked alongside bere:architects and the City of London to deliver significant improvements to the public realm at the base of Hooke’s monument to the Great Fire of London (the tallest isolated stone column in the world!). Street Scene Enhancements included the construction of a Glass Visitors’ Pavilion housing a public disabled toilet and welfare […]

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Glass Box

Expedition worked with JH Architecture to design this glasswalled structure in the garden of the client. The space houses a private art collection and provides a peaceful meditation space in which to practice yoga. The site location and planning requirements called for a structure which was unobtrusive and did not detract from the beauty garden. This […]

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Sand Sculpture Pavilion

Working with Flanagan Lawrence Architects, the design responds sensitively to the town’s impressive Georgian esplanade, with its existing historic shelters, band stand, memorials and clock tower. The project’s distinctive form provides a focal point at the south-western end of the esplanade. The previous Sand Sculpture structure on Weymouth Esplanade was of poor quality and contributed […]

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17-18 Clere St

The structural engineering challenges on this job belies its otherwise small scale. Specifically, we had to solve the problem of transmitting the additional loads from the new apartment onto and through this previously extended and bomb damaged masonry building…and then to demonstrate the adequacy of the proposal to the satisfaction of the building control officer. […]

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George St, Oxford

6-12 George Street is a five-storey load-bearing masonry building with basement, built in 1891 for the YMCA. It is located in a conservation area in central Oxford within a traffic-restricted route and bound on all but the street elevation by adjoining buildings. The redevelopment of the site includes the retention and refurbishment of the historic […]

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Clifton House, Euston Road

Clifton House, situated on Euston Road, was constructed in 1936 as a seven-storey steel-framed warehouse. The building had previously been converted to office space over retail and has now undergone a major refurbishment to provide six floors of hotel accommodation and add three new upper floors of grade A office space at the top of […]

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Hammersmith Palais

We have produced an engineering design for this new 8-storey mixed-use Office and Leisure development. Unfortunately this speculative development is currently on ice. The development comprises 3 buildings linked together around a listed public house; an 8-storey main building at the rear of the site including a contiguous piled basement, a 4-storey Oval-shaped office entrance building connected via a glazed atrium and a […]

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Goodwood Sculpture – ‘Tower’

Expedition worked on several versions of a sculptural tower with the sculptor Sir Antony Caro, now on display in abstract steel within the Goodwood Sculpture Park, Sussex.

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Kempton Park All-Weather Track

An all weather track that floods when it rains, simply isn’t an all weather track! We were initially appointed to develop a concept for drainage this new facility and to deal with the hydrological and flood risk elements of the planning application and Environmental Statement. Subsequently we developed the detailed design and provided construction supervision […]

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London Millharbour

This project was proposed to be located next to a new linear park in the new Millennium Quarter south of London’s Docklands. Working closely with Michael Hopkins architects and the environmental consultants BDSP, we developed the self-shading, self-stabilising, curved form as a direct response to the site winds, sunpath, ground level microclimate and optimal views. […]

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Vauxhall Towers

This proposed mixed commercial and residential development sits on a compact triangular island site in West London. The proposed building is situated adjacent to railway lines and top of metro tunnels and a major sewer Its location in the middle of a traffic island drastically restricts access to the site for construction. As is often […]

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South Dock Bridge, London

As part of the Section 106 provision (planning gain) for our Millharbour mixed-use project, we were commissioned as lead designers for a new pedestrian bridge across South Dock. With a span of 76m. the bridge is key to reinforcing the existing public transport links between the Canary Wharf hub and the new Millennium Quarter on […]

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Holmewood House

This 1400m² Buckinghamshire building feels just like a 21st century stately home….we can easily imagine it being there in 500 years. On this project we fulfil a conventional structural and civil engineering role working with Robin Partington and Hamilton Associates. Apart from the prosaic challenges of building in the ground (wet muck and sweat!)…most of […]

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King’s Cross Road

Expedition worked on behalf of London & Regional Properties with Origin Group housing association and with design & build contractor, Eugena, to deliver 27 residential units on this tricky, brown-field site within walking distance of King’s Cross & St Pancras Stations in London. The scheme provided a mix of one, two and three bedroom maisonettes, […]

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81 Dean Street & 3 Richmond Buildings, Soho

Expedition working together with RPP designed a scheme to link and vertically extend two different adjacent office buildings into one new re-clad modern development on the corner of Dean Street & Richmond Buildings in Soho, London. The new building will house a restaurant at ground & basement and 18 high-spec apartments including two additional storeys […]

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Beirut Lantern, Lebanon

The Lantern, an exposed timber frame with glass infill forms the roof enclosure to an atrium which rises up through the Le Grey Hotel in Beirut, and supports a 7th floor bar area providing a visible focal point to the Hotel development. Our role was to work with the Architect to develop the more challenging […]

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15 Denewood Road

With this project we were amongst the first practices in the UK to design a building using the ‘Passivhaus’ criteria. This family home in Highgate has super-insulated walls, triple-glazed windows and heat-recovery ventilation to keep heat loss to an absolute minimum. The marginal energy loss is offset by the energy generated from solar panels and […]

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Bewlay House, Camden

The original building at 32 Jamestown Road, in the Borough of Camden, was built as a pharmaceutical laboratory in the late 1980’s. Currently in use as an office, the building consists of a basement, ground floor and three additional storeys. The new mixed-use development will add two additional floors on top of the building. The […]

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Chalk Farm Road

Expedition have been working alongside Harper Downie to deliver this mixed-use residential development opposite the Roundhouse on Chalk Farm Road in North London. The site was previously occupied by a Texaco service station and the piled foundations for the building sit in close proximity to London Underground’s Northern Line tunnels. Expedition developed the design of […]

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2-6 Fulham Broadway

2-6 Fulham Broadway comprises five adjoining early Victorian 5-storey load-bearing masonry terraces and associated rear extensions. Four terraces had previously been knocked together and a large basement and ground floor rear extension added in the 1920s to form an early department store, this was extended again in the 1930s. The fifth adjacent ‘clock tower’ terrace […]

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Heathrow Airport – Drainage Review

We were appointed to carry out a strategic review of the existing surface water and foul drainage infrastructures serving Heathrow Airport. The replacement cost of the drainage infrastructure at Heathrow would be well in excess of £200M. The drainage systems are fundamental in the disposal of liquid waste, surface water runoff and the prevention of […]

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York Road Development, Waterloo

90 000 m² of principally commercial development on site congested with significant below ground obstructions including LUL tunnels and associated infrastructure.

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Puttnam House

We acted as structural engineers for this design of David Puttnam’s private cinema. The lightweight stressed skin timber roof was particularly challenging, and essential to establish the correct viewing,and popcorn munching, environment.

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316 Essex Road

The Essex Road development regenerated a run-down corner petrol station site in north London into a hub of modern, spacious apartments and shops. The new building has a contemporary edge, yet complements its neighbours. The fourteen multiple-bedroom apartments focus on commodious living areas, allowing the occupier to enjoy the thrill of urban living with a […]

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Santa Maria del Pianto metro, Naples

We worked with Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners on the design of the canopy roof for the new Santa Maria del Pianto underground station in Naples. The 2,300m2 canopy roof for the station will consist of a honeycomb structure made of vertical steel plates. The arrangement of the honeycomb elements has been optimised using a […]

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Shweeb Cycling Monorail

Shweeb uses a pedal-powered monorail as the basis of an innovative urban commuting system. The system combines existing monorail technology with the aerodynamic efficiency of recumbent bicycles offering sustainable transportation for a campus or park-type setting. This pioneering transport system raised new questions regarding existing building codes and design approaches. We carried out research and development to […]

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Stazione Capodichino Roof

Expedition Engineering carried out engineering concept and scheme design studies for the Station Roof and piazza Approach Canopy that form part of the Naples Capodichino Station Masterplan, in collaboration with Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSH+P). We worked on the development of integrated structural engineering, solar shading and roof drainage concepts for the canopy roofs. […]

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Stazione Capodichino, Naples

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Expedition and a team of local engineers were appointed to develop the design of a new transport interchange at Naples Capodichino Airport. The creation of a landmark entrance to the new station and the rationalisation of the circulation of passengers between the airport, the underground station and a bus station […]

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Expedition’s Grand Tour

Wow, what a trip. The Expedition team returned to the office slightly more cultured, educated and inspired (if a little fatigued) following the 4-day “Grand” Tour of Southern Europe. Joining up with the sister companies of the Useful Simple Trust, the whole team embarked upon a trip which took in the sights of Turin, Milan Expo […]

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We’ve moved!

After many happy years in Regent Street, Expedition and our Trust family Thomas Matthews, Useful Projects, Useful Studio and Think Up have moved to a new home by the river. Our new address is: The Clove Building 4 Maguire Street London SE1 2NQ We’re planning some very exciting new ways of working and collaborating – watch this space!   Professional photographs by Nick Huggins Photography

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Transforming Buildings

“Grand new buildings may grab the eye and the headlines, but it is often in the transformation of existing buildings that the engineer can make the biggest difference – by helping to create something inspiring from a building which has outlived its use, or simply by making the building function more effectively.. ” Hugh Ferguson […]