T: +44 7903 682 572
“We create the construction logic for many projects — and some beautiful details too.”
Martin Burden joined the practice in 1989. He was appointed Associate in 1996 and Director in 2002.
Martin is responsible for a structural engineering team which concentrates on work that presents intricate engineering problems and aesthetically demanding design briefs.
He works extensively on London City and West End office and retail fit-outs, where elements such as staircases, sculpture and display units are integral to the impact of the space. Working for international retailers, such as Armani and Burberry, he has recently worked on projects in New York, Barcelona and Paris.
Martin also provides concept advice for development schemes, looking for ways to make projects technically and financially viable. This may involve removing or replacing floors, walls, façades and roofs and adding storeys or mezzanine structures.
He works closely with developers, architects, building services engineers, cost consultants and specialist contractors to produce finely engineered structures.
Containing 3,800 cubic metres of timber, the William Perkin High School is the largest cross laminated timber building in the UK.
At more than three times the size of its nearest rival, also engineered by Ramboll, the new-build Open Academy in Norwich was the largest cross-laminated timber panel structure in the country on completion. It uses more than 3,600 cu m of timber, is three storeys high...