Home > Companies > Invisible Connections Ltd

Case studies (8)

Article image
250 City Road, London EC1 (Ferbox)
Laing O’Rourke’s Expanded division was awarded the £40m concrete package for substructure and superstructure. Invisible Connections provided a bespoke solution for a challenging continuity strip design. The application called for a twin ‘L’-Bar arrangement with 16mm bars at 100mm centres, set ...
Article image
The Madison, London E14 (Ferbox)
As a trusted supplier to Morrisroe, Invisible Connections provided a reinforcement continuity strip solution for this 53 storey superstructure. At early stage construction, we were called upon to produce a bespoke Ferbox design to suit a capping beam to slab interface detail. Invisible Connec...
Article image
Southbank Place, London SE1 (Ferbox)
Invisible Connections were already engaged with Southbank Place (supplying telescopic connectors), when Expanded Structures invited us to assist with a complex reinforcement continuity strip design which the existing supply chain was unable to help with – namely two bespoke corbel details. As...
Article image
Skanska Bentley Works, Doncaster (BSF)
To help Skanska meet their ambitious timescale for the ‘Deep Green’ redevelopment of 5,000 sqm of workshops and offices, Invisible Connections were engaged to provide engineering advice regarding precast concrete connections. BSF connectors were used instead of corbels to join the precast co...
Article image
London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Athletes’ Village (DTS 150)
DTS stair connectors were developed as a direct result of our role in the construction of the Athletes’ Village, London 2012. We were asked to produce an alternative to the large stainless steel angles specified to support the glazed bridges connecting the 8/9 storey accommodation blocks. T...
Article image
Leadenhall Building, London (TSS 41)
The iconic Leadenhall Building gains its structural robustness from the steel lattice frame, visible on the outside. The internal concrete walls do not need to act as the stiff core, but still required to form staircases and lift shafts. We were asked to provide a means of supporting large ...
Article image
City College, Glasgow (RVK 101)
City Campus comprises a 7 storey block, an 11 storey spine tower, and a 4 storey wing. A steelwork frame carries precast concrete floor slabs. Robustness anchorage is provided by reinforced in situ concrete topping. RVK101 telescopic connectors supported precast concrete stair landings on poc...
Article image
Usher Hall, Edinburgh (TSS 101)
The 100 year old Usher Hall was renovated and extended to provide facilities including a curved foyer and refreshment area on the side of the circular building. The curved extension meant supporting walls were also curved, resulting in some critical tolerances. The solution was to use archite...