Architects

We take great pride in our designs and work reputation, and are keen to ensure we do all we can to help the Architect deliver as much Architectural flare as the budget can absorb.

Our Engineers want to deliver striking buildings with elegant solutions. We want to try and minimise the impact of structure on building users and future flexibility. We want to encourage hung structure, clear spans, portalised solutions that omit bracing and we want to work closely with the Architect to ensure we can deliver that without a cost compromise. With close collaborative working the features needn’t always have a cost penalty and together we deliver better buildings for clients and contractors.

The alliance between Architects and Structural Engineers has never been tested as rigorously as in the previous decade, but we are determined to ensure it stays strong. The dominance of Design and Build contracts and tendency towards cost effective solutions has ultimately resulted in a dumbing down of architectural flare in modern buildings in favour of simpler structural solutions.

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Cambria obtain Constructionline Gold (Level 3) Membership

Cambria continually look to raise its professional standard and have recently obtained Constructionline Gold (Level 3) membership which demonstrates we are ‘fit-to-supply’ the market by aligning to industry and government standards. This standard… Read more »

Cardiff Devils 2017/2018 Season

Cambria are proud sponsors of The Cardiff Devils Ice Hockey Club. The team have had a great 2017-2018 season earning themselves the title of The Elite League Champions. The team made up for… Read more »

Cambria jump on board to help raise money for charity!

A big thank you to Willmott Dixon for inviting Cambria to participate in the ‘All Hands on Deck’ Challenge. Callum, Kiron and Geoff had a great time adding 14km to your rowing total!… Read more »

Bridge Street Student Accommodation Site Tour

On Wednesday 9th May, Trish attended a site tour and presentation of the prestigious Bridge Street Student Accommodation. The site visit was organised by the South Wales Branch of Women in Property while… Read more »

Ysgol Bae Baglan IStructE Talk

On Tuesday 8th May 2018 at Cardiff University our Wynn James, along side Phil Grant of Stride Treglown Architects held a talk on the Award Winning super school Ysgol Bae Baglan based in… Read more »

New Senior Associate appointed at our Bristol Office

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Snr Associate Tim Hodson to our successful Bristol Team.  Tim has more than 10 years’ experience in designing complex projects, from inception feasibility, to design… Read more »

Cambria Work Experience

Cambria hosted two students from Cardiff and Vale College this week studying Construction and the Built Environment.  Raied and Nia enjoyed their time with us and commented on how this week helped them… Read more »

Willmott Dixon 2018 Challenge ‘All Hands on Deck’

Each year Willmott Dixon Construction Ltd sets themselves a challenge in order to raise money for a chosen charity. Their 2018 challenge ‘All Hands on Deck’ will take place in May and involves… Read more »