Talking About the Neighbors

And I don’t mean gossip. We’ve had a large number of projects in the last few years where we review the effect of construction on neighboring buildings. Most of the time we work for the people next door to the construction site; on a few occasions we’ve worked for the owner of the construction site. …

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Old Structures is now a Certified B Corporation

Old Structures Engineering became a Certified B Corporation this year. We were certified by the non­profit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.​We’ve evaluated how our practices impact our employees, our community, the environment, and our customers. Today, there are over 1,200 Certified B Corps in 38 countries. …

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Ransome Bar

We ask for probes on a regular basis, usually to find out what something useful about unknown hidden structure. On a recent project we asked for probes through a cellar slab. Our instructions were to remove the concrete while leaving the rebar in place, so the final probes looked like this: The rebar that was …

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