Published: 04 September 2017

50 year old structures

Aluminium, Beam, Buckminster Fuller, Concrete, Dome, Frei Otto, Housing, Steel, Structural Safety, Tensile Structures, Truss

President, Ian Firth, looks at six fascinating 50 year old structures, including the tragic case of the I-35W Mississippi Bridge.

 

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Published: 17 August 2017

Virtual Reality in Construction: the future

Future of Engineering, Virtual Reality

Graduate Member, Arthur Coates, is a structural engineer at Price & Myers and is currently working with BAM Construction Ltd on the Coal Drops Yard project in Kings Cross, London. Here he gives the contractor’s view of the future of Virtual Reality. 

 

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Published: 09 August 2017

Four Great Telford Structures

Bridges, History, Structural Heritage

It's the 260th anniversary of Thomas Telford's birth today. To mark the occassion we select four of his finest structures.

 

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Published: 09 August 2017

Test Houses

History, Housing, Structural Heritage, Sustainability, Timber

Ed Clark, of the Institution’s Structural Futures Committee, discusses prototype homes and their importance to the future of structural engineering and construction.

 

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Published: 02 August 2017

Great 60 year old structures

Arch, Bridges, Concrete, Stadia, Steel, Truss

President, Ian Firth, continues his discussion of great structures celebrating anniversaries this year.

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