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 services 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


What our Clients say...

“Thank you for your design analysis summary. It is entirely clear and it’s great that we’ve arrived at a workable solution. Thank you very much for responding so quickly and thank you for all of the hard work, it’s tremendously appreciated!
John Champion, Design Director, James & Taylor Ltd.

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