Structural engineers are highly skilled, creative professionals who design the strength and stability of our buildings and bridges.

The Institution leads and supports the development of structural engineering worldwide in order to secure a safe and resilient built environment for all.

Free guidance to help you to speak to your clients and collaborators about structural engineering and sustainability.
Find out more

Video: What are you going to do about it?

Reducing carbon emissions is a global priority, but how much difference can one individual really make?

Five leading structural engineers explain why the industry needs to start committing to doing things better, today.

Watch now
An image showing temperature anomalies around the world

Discussing sustainability with clients and collaborators at COP26.

With the eyes of the world on COP26, structural engineers have a role to play. This resource is designed to help you to speak to your clients and collaborators about structural engineering and sustainability during COP26.

A bridge over a dry river bed

The structural engineer's responsibility in this climate emergency

IStructE Head of Climate Action, Will Arnold, describes the role structural engineers can play in tackling climate change, by making informed design decisions and influencing other members of the project team.