BIM Case Studies

Skanksa and Metsec Bring BIM to Life at 66 Queen Square

3D BIM Model of 66 Queen Square, Bristol

Its advanced BIM capability has landed light gauge structural steel specialist Metsec an appointment by Skanska to supply steel framing for 66 Queen Square. Currently in mid-construction, this state-of-the-art office development in the heart of Bristol features a structural solution that has benefited from intelligent supply chain collaboration and a transparent, model-based design process.


Making a Splash – Metsec Provides SFS Infill Walling for East Riding Leisure Bridlington

East Riding Leisure Centre, Bridlington Photo courtesy of Nick Railer

Light gauge structural steel specialist, voestalpine Metsec plc, has provided invaluable design work and its innovative SFS infill walling as part of the redevelopment of East Riding Leisure Centre Bridlington. When construction commenced in 2015, the flagship project marked the start of regeneration work in the area.

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Metsec provides framing solution to Manchester Cambridge Street project

Cambridge Street, Manchester during construction

Light gauge structural steel specialist, voestalpine Metsec plc, has supported the development of the Cambridge Street regeneration project in Manchester, providing SFS infill walling for the construction of 29 and 21 storey new build apartment buildings, comprising a total of 282 one, two and three bedroom residences.

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Metsec plays part in revolutionary creation of Moneypenny’s new headquarters

Moneypenny Headquarters, Wrexham

Light gauge structural steel specialist, voestalpine Metsec plc, has provided its Steel Framing (SFS) products to support leading UK telephone answering service and outsourced switchboard company, Moneypenny, with the development of its new headquarters in Wrexham. The £15m, 91,000 square feet scheme, which covers two phases, is already underway and is set to be complete in April 2016.

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Metsec Builds on BIM

One Smithfield Square, Manchester

The design of a striking and complex multi-storey mixed-use building at the Smithfield regeneration project in the heart of Manchester required a distinct blend of technical, design and manufacturing expertise to deliver a value-engineered steel framing solution. Cold rolled steel specialist Metsec responded to the design challenge, using building information modelling (BIM) to develop cold rolled steel framing that helped to significantly reduce waste and cost for the main contractor.

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