Published: 09 January 2017

Four projects to look out for in 2017

Arch, Bridges, Cantilever, Stadia, Steel

Our 2017 President, Ian Firth, is a world leading expert in bridge design and construction. Here he kicks off the New Year by looking at four exciting structural engineering projects which have caught his eye, all due for completion during 2017. These are the first on a long list – look out for more updates from Ian during the year.

 

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Published: 31 October 2016

Perfect planning

Cantilever, Concrete, Steel, Structural Heritage

Structural Awards 2016 Shortlist Focus: Tony Lavorato discusses 5 Martin Place, a project to renovate and extend a 1916 Heritage building in Sydney, Australia. The project is shortlisted in the 'Commercial or Retail' category.

 

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Published: 13 September 2016

Engineering an inspiring HQ

Cantilever, Steel, Structural Awards

Structural Awards 2016 Shortlist Focus: ​Stuart Marsh is an Associate Director with Skidmore, Owings and Merrill. Here he discusses his career, and his work on the JTI Headquarters building, which has been shortlisted in the Structural Awards 2016 ‘Commercial or Retail Structures’ Category.

 

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Published: 15 January 2016

How Buffalo Bill inspired an engineering icon

Arch, Cantilever, History

106 years ago today the Buffalo Bill Dam was completed in Wyoming, USA, on the Shoshone River. It was an astonishing feat of engineering, the tallest dam in the world at the time, and exemplifies the absolutely crucial part engineers played in settling the American West in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

 

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Published: 28 September 2015

Dramatic design

Cantilever, Concrete, Structural Awards, Structural Heritage

The Structural Awards 2015: Shortlist Focus: A project to modernise and renovate Chichester Festival Theatre has been shortlisted in The Structural Awards 2015. Engineer Ben Scott, from Price & Myers, describes the unique challenges of breathing fresh life into such a remarkable structure.

 

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