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Read about our latest projects, service offerings and team news from across IDH’s offices, globally.

WE ARE HIRING!

WE ARE HIRING!

Due to continued growth and expansion, IDH is currently recruiting for a Temporary Works Designer to operate from its offices in Chorley in Greater Manchester, Lancashire.

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Tekla Draughting at IDH Poland

Tekla Draughting at IDH Poland

Brian Wood, our Tekla Draughting expert at IDH Poland joined us with an impressive: 38 years of drawing office experience, 28 years of CAD software experience (including Tekla Structures), 14 years of project management.   Brian's experience with CAD software...

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Our Tekla draughting capacity

Our Tekla draughting capacity

Tekla is a powerful structural BIM software. It allows engineers, designers, detailers, fabricators, contractors, and project managers to create, combine, manage, and share information with remarkable efficiency at every construction stage. It’s important to remember...

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Scaffolding developments at IDH

Scaffolding developments at IDH

This week, we’ve caught up with IDH’s Scaffold Team Leader, Mateusz Madej. Mateusz graduated in 2013 with an MSc in Civil Engineering. He joined IDH in 2016 after gaining experience in structural design in the Polish market. At IDH, Mateusz trained in the fundamentals...

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Assessing constructability and buildability at IDH

Assessing constructability and buildability at IDH

When reviewing structures, whether for temporary or permanent works, we assess for constructability and buildability at IDH. But what do we mean by those terms and why are they such important stages in construction? What is constructability? Constructability is...

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Temporary Works Management

Temporary Works Management

Why are Temporary Works important in construction? Temporary works are an engineered solution and are as important as permanent work. During construction work, as part of the structure will be compromised, it is crucial that a strict installation process is...

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Welcoming new team members at IDH

Welcoming new team members at IDH

We take pride in our team At Independent Design House, our team is the backbone of everything we do and we’re proud of their accomplishments. We’ve had a range of new starters joining us recently and we’d like to introduce two of them today. Engineering and Business...

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All the latest updates from IDH

All the latest updates from IDH

Do you receive our IDH newsletters? Please get in touch if you'd like to be on our mailing list. In the meantime, here's a recap of our latest one. Although I’m sure we can all agree 2021 was another year with its own challenges, we’re feeling optimistic about 2022...

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Using 3D modelling systems to transform the design process 

Using 3D modelling systems to transform the design process 

Since its widespread adoption in the early 2000s, building information modelling has revolutionised the construction sector. It’s easy to see why. BIM lets you: Visualise what’s being built. To this day, the ability to ‘walk’ clients through the building prior to...

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A look ahead: construction industry predictions for 2022

A look ahead: construction industry predictions for 2022

IDH's construction industry forecast With 2022 just around the corner, Business Leader spoke to IDH’s very own managing director Ian Fernandes-Johnson to find out company plans and predictions for the next 12 months, as well as reflecting on the challenges from 2021....

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IDH seeks two new apprentices

IDH seeks two new apprentices

Are you looking to start a new career in temporary works, formwork, scaffolding or permanent works design? Here at Independent Design House, a great opportunity has arisen for two energetic apprentices to join our team in Chorley, Lancashire. Our Apprenticeship Scheme...

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Introducing IDH’s Design Optimisation Checking Service

Introducing IDH’s Design Optimisation Checking Service

Why optimise? Limited availability of materials, long procurement times and rising costs are now a fact of life – we all have to find intelligent ways to minimise the impact they have on our business. The double whammy of Brexit and Covid caught people out – and...

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We’ve been busy in the North

We’ve been busy in the North

Managing our operations in the north of the country, Anthony Kenmare joined us this spring and has quickly become an important part of IDH team. Based in Chorley, Lancashire, Ant is on hand for all projects in the region, and offers expert, in-depth local knowledge....

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All about IDH’s Comprehensive Scaffold Inspection Service

All about IDH’s Comprehensive Scaffold Inspection Service

Drawing on over 10 years’ industry experience, Independent Design House (IDH) is pleased to offer a comprehensive scaffold inspection service to clients.  We provide a thorough seven-day scaffolding inspection in accordance with the Working at Height Regulations,...

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The IDH team celebrates 10 years in business

The IDH team celebrates 10 years in business

We're delighted to have reached the milestone of 10 years in business. 2021 marks IDH's 10-year anniversary. With restrictions still in place, we decided to celebrate the occasion by hold a virtual toast across the seas, with all IDH employees across our bases in the...

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The IDH Values: Efficient, Accredited, Compliant and Safe

The IDH Values: Efficient, Accredited, Compliant and Safe

Here at Independent Design House (IDH) we firmly believe that our success is down to our ongoing commitment to quality management and customer satisfaction. Our team is made up of over 40 qualified engineers, and we work on projects worldwide, offering end-to-end...

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Introducing Project Skyliner

Introducing Project Skyliner

We were involved in a rather special build earlier this year in Poland, where we have an office base. In January 2021, construction was completed on Project Skyliner: a flagship development in Warsaw. IDH was pleased to support the project, providing a full set of...

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New IDH offices open for business

New IDH offices open for business

We’re pleased to say that our two new offices are now fully up and running, across two continents, with their first projects already in progress. IDH Bahrain Having first opened its doors in July, our Middle Eastern office is located in Bahrain. IDH Bahrain is headed...

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IDH is hiring for new UAE office!

IDH is hiring for new UAE office!

  New UAE office = new opportunities! We are looking for a Director for first dedicated office in the Middle East. Check out link for more information https://lnkd.in/eFF8692 Contact us at: vacancies@idh-design.co.uk

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IDH is hiring for new North office!

IDH is hiring for new North office!

  New office = new opportunities! IDH are expanding in to the North of the country, that means we are looking for Graduates, Engineers, Senior Engineers, Managers and a Director. Follow this link to find out who are we looking for https://lnkd.in/e6JfvgE Contact...

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IDH is hiring!

IDH is hiring!

We have vacancies in both our Maidstone and Bristol offices, so if you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career in the world of construction and engineering, please don't hesitate and send us your resume at vacancies@idh-design.co.uk Follow this link to...

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What’s new at IDH?

What’s new at IDH?

Undoubtedly, 2020 was a very challenging year for us all, with Covid affecting every area of our lives. With a vaccine rollout accelerating as we write, we are starting 2021 with some optimism. We know that many are still experiencing hardship and we hope that the end...

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