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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Merry Christmas from all at Cambria!

Cambria supports Hope Rescues Cosy Kennels Shoebox Appeal

After the successful contribution made by our team to the Reverse Advent for Newport Foodbank last year, this year we decided to do something a little different! This year, we chose to support… Read more »

ICE Engineering Team Challenge 2018

Our Callum Parker and Trish Michael both volunteered to help out at the ICE Engineering Team Challenge at the Cardiff event on the 5th November and Newport on the 6th November 2018. Callum… Read more »

Practical Completion of Castle View Windsor!

We are delighted to see our Castle View, Windsor project – a prestigious and the UK’s latest Urban Retirement Village – achieving Practical Completion last week. Cambria’s team delivered the multi storey structural… Read more »

TeenTech at Islwyn High School

Kiron House, a Structural Engineer at Cambria, attended the TeenTech event at Islwyn High School involving several local feeder primary schools on Thursday 25th October. The event included an activity where the students… Read more »

Cambria STEM Talk at Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg

Cambria actively supports local education initiatives with two of our employees most recently attending Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg, Bro Eern in Penylan, a district in the East of Cardiff to deliver a STEM talk… Read more »

Trish becomes a member of the ICE!

Upon a successful application result, earlier in the month our Practice Secretary, Trish met with Keith Jones Director of the ICE Wales for a coffee to thank him for recommending she should apply… Read more »

Constructing Excellence 5-a-side Football Tournament

  Cambria’s Bristol and Cardiff offices teamed up to take part in the annual South West Constructing Excellence Bristol Club 5-a-side football tournament in aid of St. Peter’s Hospice at Goals Soccer Centre,… Read more »