Ben is a Chartered Structural Engineer and Managing Director of David Narro Associates. He joined David Narro Associates from University in 1998. Ben is the project lead engineer for many of our complex projects and is an expert in the refurbishment and remedial works of existing buildings, including temporary works design. Ben promotes the early involvement of engineers in the design process as through his experience this ensures added value and optimum solutions. He is a full member of both the Institution of Structural Engineers and Institution of Civil Engineers and is an Approved Certifier of design under the SER Structural Certification scheme.
A passion for learning about the history of existing buildings has helped Ben develop an understanding of, conservation engineering best practice, for the refurbishment and re-use of historic buildings Additionally he has a keen interest in sustainable design and construction methods, including research into solid timber construction, off site construction methods and the innovative use of materials such as straw bales and limecrete floors.