Published: 04 September 2015

Bridges: more than just a connection

Bridges, Steel, Structural Awards

The Structural Awards 2015: Shortlist Focus: David Knight, from Flint & Neill Ltd., has been a practising structural engineer for eight years. Here he discusses the Greenwich Reach Swing Bridge project, which has been shortlisted in The Structural Awards 2015 “Pedestrian Bridges” category.

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Published: 25 August 2015

Restoring Australian Heritage

Australia, Bridges, Structural Awards, Structural Heritage

The Structural Awards 2015: Shortlist Focus: “Restoration, Repairs and Upgrade of the Sir William Goodman Bridge” is an entry to the “Structural Heritage” awards category, which recognises outstanding restoration and conservation efforts by structural engineers. Here John Woodside, a Fellow of the Institution and a member since 1974, discusses why and how the bridge was restored, and why our engineering heritage is so important.


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Published: 17 April 2015

Dancing in Chains

Bridges, Gold Medal, Other Awards, Sustainability

Mike Schlaich has been awarded The Institution of Structural Engineers’ 2015 Gold Medal award. Mike is a Professor of Structural Engineering, chairing the Department of Conceptual and Structural Design at Technische Universität Berlin. He is also a Managing Director of schlaich bergermann und partner, consulting structural engineers, where he has overseen a range of projects including the Ting Kau cable-stayed bridge in Hong Kong and presently the new Yamuna cable-stayed bridge in New Delhi, India.

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Published: 10 December 2014

Building bridges with the next generation of engineers

Bridges, Careers, Education, Women Engineers

Kristina Scheibler-Frood (24) and Joanna Stanyard (23) are structural engineers working at the firm URS. During November they spent time at the St Thomas Moore Language College in London, volunteering at the school’s Monday evening science club - bringing engineering alive for interested children through a bridge building competition run over five weeks. Here they tell us why this work is so important.


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