Structural Engineering

Working together to drive digital transformation across the structural sector

Enabling competitive advantage for structural engineers across the UK

Today’s structural engineers are supporting bold, futuristic architectural design with ever more complex and challenging structural schemes. Advances in engineering and design software enable engineers to take advantage of automation and return to a focus on creativity.

Integration and collaboration with architects, building services and contractors is now happening at earlier stages to allow the whole team to design and build better buildings. At the core of this process is digitisation. Structural engineers have always been at the forefront in the use of computer technology for structural analysis and will continue to lead the way into the future.

At Symetri, we will partner with you to ensure that you have access to our cutting-edge software and industry leading experts who specialise in structural engineering solutions.

The value we can add to structural engineering

Innovative software usage methodology

Connected standards and processes

Design automation

Design production efficiency gains

Optimised template and content generation

Companywide design delivery assessments and recommendations

Best practice and future strategy and planning

Digital risk and opportunity management

3D Reinforced Concrete Modelling

Reinforced concrete detailing has traditionally been carried out using 2D processes with CAD software such as AutoCAD. The bar bending schedules are then manually prepared with the use of tools such as Microsoft Excel.

Today, all major projects have a mandate to be designed and modelled using 3D BIM software such as Revit and this process is naturally propagating down to medium and small projects due to productivity, efficiency, and cost savings.
We are at a pivotal point in the industry where digital delivery, manufacturing processes and on-site technology are challenging the traditional working practices and 2D deliverables. This is just one example of a smarter, connected, sustainable future in engineering and construction.

Supporting Architecture

We are currently in challenging times, but we believe that it is also an exciting time to be in engineering.


The Structural engineering profession is one of the key enablers for the high-rise structures that slice through our skylines and define our cityscapes. Many of the new iconic designs are very organic and require a high level of innovation and imagination to create efficient, economic structural frames. Computation design software is enabling engineers to design structural systems that could previously not have been fabricated, constructed, or realised.

The future engineer will work closer and enable architects to create better buildings and infrastructure for our future cities.

Latest news

Read more blog posts and subscribe to the Naviate blog here.
Read more news here.

Training courses

Vault Workgroup Configuration

This 1-day Autodesk Vault Workgroup configuration course has been designed to help you learn and configure the features of the Autodesk Vault Workgroup software. The focus of this course is around Bill of Material (BOM) management and Engineering Cha ...

Read more

Want to know the latest industry news?

Subscribe to Symetri news and get free tips & tricks,
eBooks, and invitations to webinars.

Contact us

Please submit your enquiry here and a member of our team will get in touch.
Alternatively call 0345 370 1444

We will store your personal data in order to process your booking. Read more about our processing of personal data in our Privacy Policy.