Tekla Awards 2016

Dearneside Fabrications has once again been shortlisted for the prestigious Tekla Awards – 2016.

Dearneside Entry this year is THE “Merano Residences” designed by celebrated architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners.

The new, high-quality mixed-use development, by developers St James of Berkeley Group, will comprise of three stepped bays. Each with an individual signature coloured facade and varying in height to create a dynamic skyline. The blocks, which are to be 14, 21 and 28 storeys, will accommodate apartments and office space on the lower floors.

The balconies, winter gardens and staircases within the Merano Tekla model incorporate numerous elements including mild steel, stainless steel, structural glass, timber, composite decking and aluminium cladding along with a bespoke integrated Macalloy tension bar system for the balconies. All items are encompassed within one model with the relevant information being distributed for fabrication and procurement both in-house and to external suppliers.

The Tekla Awards focus on projects of all shapes and sizes which have used Tekla software as part of the process for designing and modelling structures or where the use of Tekla software has aided collaboration. Please click on the link (opens in a new window) and vote.