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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Published: 10 October 2016

A new lease of life

Concrete, Structural Awards, Sustainability, Transport Hubs, Women Engineers

The Structural Awards 2016 Shortlist Focus: Member Juliet Handy discusses her reasons for becoming an engineer, her career so far, and her work on the project to rejuvenate Birmingham New Street Station, shortlisted in our “Infrastructure or Transportation Structures” category.


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Published: 29 September 2016

Exploiting nature’s engineering 

Structural Awards, Sustainability, Timber, Women Engineers

Structural Awards 2016 Shortlist Focus: Graduate Member, Coco van Egeraat, has been a structural engineer for three years, since graduating from Imperial College in September 2013. Here she discusses what inspired her to become an engineer, and her work on the Woodchip Barn - a student project to design and build a structure that exploits the natural strength of Beech trees’ Y shaped fork junctions. The project has been shortlisted in The Structural Awards 2016 ‘Sustainability’ category.


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Published: 15 June 2016

Our Young Professional of the Year

Other Awards, Sustainability, Timber

Robert Jackson, 27, of Vancouver, Canada, has been named our Young Structural Engineering Professional of the Year. Here Robert discusses his career and his winning project.


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Published: 18 September 2015

Engineering in conservation areas


The Structural Awards 2015: Shortlist Focus: The SBAA Environmental Center in Akrotiri, Cyprus is an environmental awareness centre for visitors to a significant wetland and bird habitat. Yiannis Pericleous, discusses his career, and the engineer’s role working on an environmentally sensitive project.

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