PROJECT FOCUS

The use of integrated geo-structural numerical modelling has enabled the optimisation of the piled raft foundation system for the Warsaw Spire building in Poland.  This challenging £200m project has benefited from ongoing research undertaken by A-squared and collaboration with Dutch based Geo2 BV, and has pushed the boundaries of finite element simulation in the field.

 

PROJECT FOCUS

Construction powers ahead on the initial phases of the TRV motorway scheme in Mauritius.  Emilio and Alex visit the Chinese contractor Sinohydro project management team on site.  With slopes exceeding 40m in height, the scheme presents substantial challenges from both design and construction perspectives.   

 

RESEARCH FOCUS

A-squared technician, Sean Heywood, is undertaking an extensive review of temporary works procedures and legislation in the industry as part of his final year project. "We are delighted to support Sean with his research. The significance of temporary works design is often overlooked by consultants. It is common for the greatest challenges and opportunities to arise from temporary works optimisation" says Angelo Fasano, Director of A-squared.


NEWS

May 2017:  Marching on with further appointment on the Camden Lock project in London.
March 2017:  Earls Court redevelopment gathers pace.  The team are also delighted to be providing expert witness support for the Manchester docks performance review.
January 2017:  The team celebrate the opening of the A-squared office in Naples.
December 2016:  The team are thrilled to be supporting further river works and cofferdam structures forming part of the Thames Tideway Tunnel project.
November 2016:  Sberbank project in Russia ramps up.  Exciting times on Greenwich Peninsula with conclusion of investigative works and challenging below ground structures and river walls.  
September 2016:  A-squared commences collaboration with University College London, supporting the Civil Engineering course and IDP programme.
August 2016:  A-squared supporting full design lifecycle at Battersea Power Station as construction commences.
July 2016:  A-squared excited to support substructure simulation for tallest residential development in Europe.
April 2016:  A-squared supporting four Thames Tideway near shore temporary works platforms.
February 2016:  Team appointed to supported Selfridges project in central London.
November 2015:  A-squared appointed to support the prestigious Royal Mint Street development near Tower Bridge. 
October 2015:  The team are excited to support Wimbledon Tennis Club redevelopment.
September 2015:  Hanover Square and Bond St OSD assessments kick-off.  The team welcomes Daniel Schutt. 
August 2015:  UCLH proton beam facility introduces fresh challenges to substructure engineering in central London.
July 2015:  Abu Dhabi Park appointment lands technically challenging substructure design and seismic assessment. 
May 2015:  Construction commences on Market Towers in Nine Elms.  A-squared appointed to support a further riverside development in Battersea.
April 2015:  Further stadia projects under way with appointment for substructure temporary works design for the new Tottenham Hotspurs Football Club Stadium. 
March 2015:  Exploring shores.  A-squared secure two appointments in the US.
January 2015:  BS 8004 open for public comment.  Tony Suckling, Director at A-squared, is chairman of the BSI committee for the update to BS8004 Foundations. 
December 2014:  Delighted to be supporting the Lewisham Gateway regeneration project and to be part of the extensive transformation of this area of south east London.
September 2014:  A-squared appointed as design lead for Mauritian Roads Authority highway expansion project alongside WRCo. 
August 2014:  Tall buildings portfolio growing with numerous tower projects under way.  We are delighted to be supporting a series of challenging substructure schemes.  A-squared welcomes Daniele Lombardi to the team!
April 2014:  Team appointed to support the substructure assessment for the Olympic Stadium Transformation project.
November 2013:  A-squared launch 1st Anniversary!  Looking back on an exciting year...  Delighted to be supporting the White Collar Factory development near Old Street in central London.
October 2013:  Scheme design for residential restoration project in Tuscany, Italy, takes off...  
August 2013:  Cape Verde resort development - unlocking the scheme with early conceptual review.
July 2013:  Exciting prospects as collaboration with Midas software giant commences on soil-structure interaction simulation.  Looking forward to implementation on two upcoming high-rise schemes.
June 2013:  A-squared appointed to support basement design for prestigious residential development in Hammersmith, West London.  
May 2013:  Work on the Smolenskaya commercial development in Moscow in full swing...
Apr 2013:  A-squared complete tender design for landmark substructure in Mauritius for major Chinese contactor.  The team is delighted to support the basement design for a new commercial development in central Moscow. 
Mar 2013:  A-squared complete river wall and bridge abutment detailed design as part of a brook regeneration scheme in Manchester. 
Feb 2013:  Challenges at Battersea Power Station - the team is excited to support the geotechnical engineering for Phase 1 of the development.
Jan 2013:  A-squared are delighted to support two further tower substructures - City of Dreams Hotel in Macau and National Bank of Abu Dhabi Global HQ. 
Dec 2012:  A-squared complete the substructure piled raft design for National Bank of Kuwait 300m high tower.
Nov 2012:  A-squared official launch.