Facade Structural Engineering


PRA provides solutions for highly complex facades based on 30 years’ experience and a full understanding of façade systems, materials and calculation methods. Using advanced tools, we provide finite element linear & non-linear Analysis, solving even the most complex issues.

Our Structural Team has qualified engineers with many years’ experience and is led by a MIStructE Chartered Engineer. We provide a high quality and comprehensive service to achieve good sustainability and long term performance of the façade in accordance with standards and specified requirements.

Our Structural Engineering Service include;

  • Wind Load Analysis
  • Structural Glazing Systems
  • Curtain Walling Systems
  • Rainscreen Cladding Systems
  • Stone façade Systems
  • Terracotta Tiles Cladding Systems
  • Expanded Mesh Panel Cladding Systems
  • Aluminium Support Systems
  • Cold-formed section frames
  • Steel and Stainless Steel brackets and components
  • Solutions (Remedial work) for Structural Defects

In House Software includes

  • SJ MEPLA – 2D Linear and Non- Linear Analysis of Glass
  • LUSAS – 3D Linear and Non- Linear Analysis
  • Tekla Structural Designer
  • SkyCiv Structural Analysis
  • Tekla Tedds calculation Sheet Output

For more information please email Pughal Kasinathan at info@patrickryanassociates.com as in the Building Physics page.

Structural engineering