Housing is by far the most important part of building industry anywhere in the world. It’s one of the most important elementary needs of human kind. It is very close to us, creates emotions like feeling at home, secure, safe, friendly and sustainable. It is also a large part of the family budget. These are the requirements for the designers. Costs, efficient building, life-cycle costs and energy consumption are very important targets to be met by the designers, as well as (sound) isolation, fire safety and (sun)light access.
Most of the time, the structural design for resistential buildings is not as complex as larger structures, like commercial spaces or office buildings. But that does noet make these structures less challenging. Looking for new, smart and simple solutions for structural challanges is what we do every day. We try to create new solutions and rules for the structural design of residential buildings.