Conceptual Design for Structural Engineers: Advanced
Date & Time

1 December 2022 - 2 December 2022
00:00

Price
Standard: (From) £645 + VAT
Members: (From) £485 + VAT

Conceptual Design for Structural Engineers: Advanced (online)

Course
Date & Time

1 December 2022 - 2 December 2022
00:00

Price
Standard: (From) £645 + VAT
Members: (From) £485 + VAT
Availability

Places available

A series of two-hour interactive sessions taking place over three weeks to help experienced practitioners take their conceptual design skills to the next level. There will be a focus on understanding client needs, generating, and iteratively developing ideas, effective decision making in design, and managing design teams.

Course date

Thursday 1 - Friday 2 December, 10:00 - 17:30 GMT

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you should be able to:
  • Characterise the design process and describe how each stage requires different skills and attitudes
  • Describe how conceptual design differs from detailed design and the consequences of these differences for how design is carried out
  • Use techniques for understanding the underlying need behind a client brief
  • Describe a model for idea generation and use this to lead a design team through the creative process
  • Understand the relationship between modelling, testing and the design brief, and use this to establish an effective iterative design process  Understand the nature of subjective decision-making in design
  •  Describe strategies for building an effective design team

Intended for

Structural engineers with at least five years’ experience in practice and experience of managing other people as part of the design process.

Entry criteria

None.

Oliver Broadbent

Oliver Broadbent is the founder and director of Constructivist. He works with leaders, teams and organisations to help them build their creativity. He trains engineers and architects in conceptual design, and works with universities and colleges to create innovative new approaches to engineering education. Oliver is a Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor in Experience-led learning at Imperial College London and was awarded the Sir Misha Black Award for Innovation in Design Education  in 2020.

Contact

Email - [email protected]

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