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MNP David Rafferty

David Rafferty
Associate Director
MEng (Hons) CEng MIStructE

David is a Chartered Structural Engineer with over 23 years focusing on cultural and higher education projects.

He has delivered complex refurbishments and restorations in several well known public buildings including the Royal Academy of Arts, The Royal Observatory Greenwich and the Imperial War Museum, London.  In many of these buildings complex structural alterations were carried out with no interruption the public’s access to the gallery spaces above and below the work site.

He has also collaborated on major art installations including Rodin’s gates of Hell, solving what his client referred to as “art versus gravity”.

Notable experience also includes leading the structural engineering for the largest Code for Sustainable Homes Level 5 development in the UK.

David is also on the IStructE’s Applications and Professional Review Panel where he is involved with assessing applications to join the institution and provides guidance for interviews and portfolio submissions.


“Developing the “how” for a structural intervention is often more important than the “what”

MNP David Rafferty