Published: 09 January 2018

Three ways structural engineers can help create a zero-waste future


Guglielmo Carra, Arup's Materials Consulting Lead, Europe, is a civil engineer and materials scientist. Here he outlines how the construction industry needs to change the way it thinks about waste, and how structural engineers can contribute.

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Published: 15 November 2017

A look to the future

Structural Awards, Sustainability, Timber

Malachy McNamara explains his work on The Enterprise Centre, a timber framed project showcasing low-carbon, sustainable building. The Centre has been shortlisted for The Structural Awards 2017.


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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: 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: 13 October 2016

Sustainable Heritage

Earthquake Engineering, Structural Awards, Structural Heritage, Sustainability

Structural Awards 2016 Shortlist Focus: Ronald Hamburger, Senior Principal at Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, has been a practising structural engineer since 1974. Here he discusses his career and his work on The San Fransisco War Memorial Veterans Building – a project to restore a historic building in the city. The project is shortlisted in the “Structural Heritage” category.


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