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CHARLES DE GAULLE AIRPORT- PARIS


Terminal 2E building of the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris is possibly the largest modular building in the world. This multi million Euro project consists of modules spanning 25 m in width and 80 m in length. Atom Consultants worked on this highly repetitive modular solution in conjunction with Watson Steel for the main contractor Aeroport de Paris. We were responsible for the structural design of the steel work, which involved extremely complex geometry with multiple intersecting curves forming separate internal and external shapes. This challenging structure boasts tapered and curved plate girders up to 3 meters deep, spanning 57 meters between supports, which in turn form shells, which are also tapered on plan and cantilever by 23 meters past the last support. The elaborate shape of the structure could only be resolved by utilising BIM throughout , which also turned out to be the most cost effective approach for this project. And yes, the section we designed is not the one which collapsed in 2004 (just thought we mention it!)

 

 

 

 

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OTHER PROJECTS

Providence Tower, Providence Wharf – London’s Docklands

Providence Tower stands at a breath-taking 43 storeys and is the jewel in the crown of the New Providence Wharf development – a stunning riverside community in London’s Docklands. These premier river-view apartments have far-reaching views over the River Thames, being one of the tallest residential towers in London, and a sky-bar atop the building gives residents the ultimate vantage point thanks to 360 degrees of uninterrupted glazing.

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Trinity Walk Shopping Centre- Wakefield

The 46,000 m2, £59 million Trinity Walk Shopping Centre in Wakefield West Yorkshire, described by Wakefield Council as “the most important City Centre development for more than 20 years”, boasts more than 40 stores and 1000 car parking spaces right in the heart of Wakefield, transforming the city into a sub-regional shopping destination.

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ASDA Eco Stores- Shaw and Bootle

ASDA (part of the Wal-Mart Stores Inc.) has long strived to become 100% energy efficient, hence they were the first in UK to build a sustainable timber -framed store, which is 20% more energy efficient than their traditional stores, as well as lowers the store’s carbon footprint by as much as 50 per cent. We developed the designs for the prototype, which were to become a blueprint for all ASDA’s future eco-stores.

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1 Spinningfields Square, Manchester, RBS regional headoffice

Creating a perfect canvas for the Royal Bank of Scotland brand, their 11.431 m2 customer-facing facility is a landmark building on the edge of the Spinningfields development in Manchester. Referred to as the Canary Wharf of Manchester, the unashamedly modern grade A office accommodation creates a real presence on to Deansgate and the Spinningfields Square.

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Bombardier Transportation – Wakefield

Bombardier is the world’s leading manufacturer of both planes and trains. Their vast offering of products includes trains, rail equipment and control solutions for all market segments, as well as category-defining business jets and commercial aircraft. Atom Consultants were commissioned to design the extension and redevelopment of their Bombardier Prorail site in Horbury near Wakefield, where their class 220 Voyagers were built.

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DAVID LLOYD LEISURE CLUBS

Atom Consultants has designed 3 of the Next Generation Clubs, now known as David Lloyd Leisure Clubs. David Lloyd Leisure is synonymous with high quality fitness facilities, employing some 6,000 staff, including an expert health and fitness team of over 1,800 and the contracted services of over 450 tennis professionals. Their racquets facilities are second to none with 800 tennis courts, 180 badminton courts and 140 squash courts across the UK.

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