22 September 202118:00-19:30 BST
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Since its inception in 1922, the Gold Medal has been awarded for exceptional contributions to the advancement of structural engineering. IStructE is pleased to announce that the 2021 Gold Medal has been awarded to Paul Fast.
Mike gives a presentation about his career and commitment to the climate emergency.
The award recognises Mike's infectious enthusiasm and curiosity for structural engineering and his passion and leadership in responding to the challenges of climate change.
James describes the leaps that have been made with glass as a structural material, examining the close relationship between engineering and fabrication; a relationship that he believes is fundamental to the success of any engineering innovation.
The Gold Medal recognises James' internationally-leading expertise in the creative and ambitious use of structural glass.
Professor Ding Jiemin argues that the core of innovative structural design is to break through traditional design concepts and procedure, better integrating it into the comprehensive building design.