How to Identify a Load Bearing Wall

  There are many different ways in which you can transform your home, from funky loft conversions to space busting house extensions.  And if you follow our blogs on a regular basis, you’ve probably noticed that we’re big advocates…

Employee Spotlight: Eva and Radina

  The fourth installment of our employee spotlight series, we speak to Radina and Eva about what it's like to work as an architectural assistant for HLN.   Tell me a bit about yourselves   Eva: “I’m from…

What is Geotechnical Engineering?

  Geotechnical engineering explains the mechanics of soils and rocks and their engineering applications to the development of humankind.   The story of the engineering relationship between humans and earth, it is a branch…

What is Underpinning?

  Much like beam design, underpinning is an area of structural engineering that is rarely discussed outside of professional circles.   A major and often costly procedure, it pays to know the facts and what you are letting…