7 July 202118:00 - 19:00 GMT
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An overview of the principles of passive house/energy efficient design and the application to low rise contemporary architecture. A look at the systems used and how the design of structural elements are integrated with the architecture and building services. Some typical concepts of structural design used in this type of architecture will be explored by way of example. A sharing of experience gained to help the audience tackle this emerging method of construction.
George Holland, Director, Element Structures
Having originally studied mechanical engineering and after a short period of work in building services engineering George made the leap into structures. For the last 13 years he has been practising in the small to medium sized structural engineering consultancy specialising in boutique contemporary architecture. Having moved to the west country he has become immersed in the local vernacular of passive house construction.
A series of courses on the Eurocodes run with the University of the West of England.
Join Northern Counties Regional Group for an online evening with the President, Don McQuillan and Darren Byrne, Deputy Chief Executive.
An online technical lecture on the design of storm water attenuation.
An online presentation on Werrington Grade Separation project by Matt Hadden plus presentation on Inquiry into Hung Hom Station, Hong Kong by President, Don McQuillan.
The Midland Counties Young Members Group will be holding a technical online talk on research into 3D printing of steel structures.
Lessons learned from the collapse of a new footbridge over a live highway during construction, resulting in a tragic loss of life.
Power stations, bridges and skyscrapers: forgotten figures in structural engineering history.
An online technical presentation about the importance of considering construction methodology and erection sequence.
Overcoming challenges to ensure the East Bank Queen Elizabeth Park was inclusive throughout.