About the project

Project category

Tekla Structural Designer

Project parties

Civic Engineers, Hawkins\Brown Architects


Wakefield, West Yorkshire


3D view with and without wind panels

Wind panels and steel base plate

Wind loading

The original chimney and lowered 1/3

Schematics and drawings

Visualisation of complex and chimney

Project in numbers


35 metres


Over 5000 iterations of a Tekla/Grasshopper genetic optimisation algorithm

Trimble products used

Tekla Structural Designer, Grasshopper Live Link

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