Virtual Site Gallery
CASE STUDIES
LOW CARBON RETROFIT & REFURBISHMENT
The Beehive project is an exciting endeavour to upgrade a 2
-storey stone building and convert it to office accommodation to standards well beyond current regulation. Photos by Ian Dickinson.
Retrofit
ROSE BOWL LECTURE THEATRE
Constructed 2007-2009. This distinctive building features a glass-fronted, reflective complex. We kindly acknowledge the help of BAM Construct UK Ltd and Leeds Business School in the production of this case study. Photos by David Johnston, Chris Gorse, Ian Dickinson, Martin Smith.
Rose Bowl Lecture Theatre
BUILDING SURVEY & PATHOLOGY
Four terraced cottages, built circa 1820, were refurbished. A building survey was carried out with photographic evidence of defects needing rectification. Photos by Ian Dickinson, Melanie Smith.
Building Survey
RENOVATION OF GRADE II LISTED BUILDING
Listed barns have been sympathetically renovated featuring original wooden beams and exposed stone walls. We kindly acknowledge the help of Turner & Townsend in the production of this case study. Photos by David Johnston, Chris Gorse, Ian Dickinson.
Renovation
BROADCASTING PLACE: 23-STOREY TOWER
The development comprises of three components: a 23-storey accommodation tower providing 240 student bedrooms, a section comprising open plan studios and a section which consists of office space, a café and exhibition space and a University Helpzone.
Broadcasting Place
DEMOLITION
The demolition of a 1950's and 1970's concrete-frame buildings. We kindly acknowledge the help of Connell Brothers and Bruntwood Limited in the production of these case studies.
Demolition
BECO BLOCK
A new construction method using lightweight building blocks, strengthened with reinforcement bars and steel-reinforced concrete. We kindly acknowledge the help of Myddelton Construction Ltd in the production of this case study. Photos by Ian Dickinson.
Beco Block
CONSERVATION
The conservation of Myddelton Lodge at Ilkley by Myddelton Construction Ltd, an award winning Yorkshire-based heritage and listed building specialist company. We kindly acknowledge their help in the production of this case study. Photos by Ian Dickinson.
Conservation
1890's TERRACE
Identifies maintenance defects. Photos by Ian Dickinson.
1890's Terrace
MID-1970'S CONCRETE-FRAME BUILDING
External survey of a mid-1970's concrete-frame building which identifies several significant design and maintenance defects. Photos by Ian Dickinson.
Mid-1970's Concrete-Frame Building
MIXED-USE CITY CENTRE DEVELOPMENT
Bridgewater Place constructed 2005-2007. Leeds Beckett University kindly acknowledges the help of Bovis Lend Lease in the production of this case study. Photos by Chris Gorse, Ian Dickinson.
Mixed-Use City Centre Development
RESOURCES
CONSTRUCTION PHOTO LIBRARY
Use these photos for projects, coursework or to enhance your presentations.
Photo Library
CONSTRUCTION DETAILS
3D object movies of four full scale construction details
CAD drawings
Construction Details

YHELLN PROJECT
The aim of the project was to create a visualisation of different engineering structures within a subject "Building Engineering". These videos were created by FusedWorks (a Division of Doncaster College) as part of the project created for Yorkshire and Humber East Lifelong Learning Network.

Central Heating System
This example shows a detailed boiler structure, heating pipes systems in underfloor heating or radiator type heating systems.

Floor structure
This example shows a detailed floor stucture.

 

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