Conceptual design of bridges
Date & Time

7 May 2020 - 8 May 2020

Location

47 - 58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS
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Price

Standard: (From) £555 + VAT
Members: (From) £425 + VAT

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Conceptual design of bridges


Course
Date & Time

7 May 2020 - 8 May 2020

Location

47 - 58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS
View on Google Maps

Price

Standard: (From) £555 + VAT
Members: (From) £425 + VAT

Early booking discount Discounts available

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Learn to select a structural form to suit the constraints of a site and arrange materials and components to meet the demands of the structure in an elegant and logical way.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you should  be able to:

  • Identify how the conceptual design of a bridge is informed by physical and environmental site constraints, social, cultural and historical factors
  • Recognise the value of and use sources of inspiration
  • Read a bridge design
  • Explain basic structural systems typically used in bridges
  • Select appropriate structural forms and materials
  • Form, develop and communicate a concept
     

Intended for:

Engineers with little or no experience  of conceptual design of bridges, those wishing to explore conceptual design of bridges from an architectural perspective, and experienced engineers wishing to refresh their conceptual design thinking.

Tutors

Martin Knight

Martin is an architect specialising in bridge design and transport infrastructure. He founded Knight Architects in 2006 and the practice has enjoyed success in UK and international competitions, including the Merchant Square Bridge, London, the Kruunusillat Bridges, Helsinki, and four bridges at Darmstadt, Germany. Martin is a Fellow of the RIBA and IABSE.

Ian Firth

Ian is a Past President of IStructE and a world-leading expert in bridge design and construction. During his career, Ian has been involved with famous bridge projects such as the strengthening of the Severn Bridge, Erskine Bridge and West Gate Bridge, and the concept design of Stonecutters’ Bridge in Hong Kong.

Contact

Email - [email protected]

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