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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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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