Published: 13 July 2018

Top 5 reasons to be a Structural Engineer

Bridges, Careers, Education, Making a difference, 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: 12 June 2018

Discover London engineering, and base jump from a Skyscraper (virtually)

Education, Future of Engineering, Skyscrapers, Tall Buildings

WSP will host an event for the London Festival of Architecture on 14 June - sharing their work on some of London’s most iconic buildings through sketches, VR and animated models. Charlotte Cameron of WSP tells us more.
 

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Published: 20 April 2018

Does building tall with timber make sense?

Skyscrapers, Structural Awards, Sustainability, Tall or Slender Structures, Timber

As interest in structural timber and its sustainability characteristics increases, the question arises: Does building tall with timber make sense? Paul Fast looks at factors that inform the answer.



 

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Published: 16 November 2017

External, unclad structure

Skyscrapers, Steel, Structural Awards

Nigel Annereau explains the engineering behind London’s Leadenhall Building, which has been shortlisted for The Structural Awards 2017.

 

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Published: 09 October 2017

Six 40 year old structures

Bridges, Concrete, History, Skyscrapers, Steel

Ian Firth looks at six interesting structures completed in 1977, including the Pompidou Centre and Kuwait Towers.

 

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