Rugby School Day Houses | Rugby, Warwickshire UK

Solid Structures

The new 4 block Dayhouse for Southfield and Town House provides study rooms for 59 pupils and 2 new 150 seater dining halls for Southfield and Town House, all centred around a shared, landscaped courtyard.

Structural Consultant SOLID Structures & Infrastructure
solid-engineering.co.uk
Architect TSH Architects
LocationRugby, Warwickshire, UK
Project Value£4.5 M
Built in2019


The new 4 block Dayhouse for Southfield and Town House provides study rooms for 59 pupils and 2 new 150 seater dining halls for Southfield and Town House, all centred around a shared, landscaped courtyard.

All elements of Block D have been fully modelled and analysed using the powerful MasterSeries Building Design Suite.

Finite element analysis of the concrete slab


The rear dining hall has an exposed reinforced concrete frame with an RC flat slab and cantilevering balconies at first floor. An RC ring beam supporting bespoke wire tied timber feature trusses and steel cantilever canopies to form the roofscape left no room for hiding bulky connector details

Design of the reinforced concrete ring beams
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