Published: 06 February 2017

Top 5 reasons to be a Structural Engineer

Bridges, Careers, Education, Skyscrapers

Institution Member, David Knight, (31) is a structural engineer with engineering consultancy, COWI. He has helped design amazing projects around the world, like the Philippine Arena in Manilla, the West Kowloon Terminus building in Hong Kong and the Greenwich Reach Swing Bridge in London. Here he gives five reasons why structural engineering makes a great career.

 

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Published: 17 October 2016

Releasing potential

Skyscrapers, Steel, Structural Awards, Sustainability

Structural Awards 2016 Shortlist Focus: Member Ed Moseley has been a practising structural engineer for 17 years. Here he discusses his work on the Southbank Tower in London - an 11-storey extension to a 1970s office tower which has created new apartments overlooking the River Thames. The project has been shortlisted in the “Community or Residential” category.

 

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Published: 18 August 2016

Six cool structures in The UAE

Airport, Concrete, Skyscrapers, Steel

Mohamad Al-Dah, Director of Technical Affairs for Dubai Land Department, picks out some of his favourite structures which are under construction or have been recently completed in the UAE.


 

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Published: 15 April 2016

Structural truth

Gold Medal, Other Awards, Skyscrapers

Robert Halvorson, winner of our 2016 Gold Medal, discusses his career, and how structural engineers will help shape the future of tall buildings.

 

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Published: 12 April 2016

Riding out a hurricane - 70 storeys high

Gold Medal, Other Awards, Skyscrapers

Bob Halvorson, winner of our 2016 Gold Medal, has worked on tall building projects all over the world. Here he describes how and why he came to run structural tests on a skyscraper - during a category three hurricane!

 

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