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Despite the many advantages of computer-aided analysis methods, structural engineers need to understand basic structural theory and its development. This understanding both ensures that we realise the limitations in our analytical abilities and enables us to validate computer output effectively.
Structures, buildings and infrastructure enable cities to function and offer delight. Today, architects and engineers have a vast portfolio to draw inspiration from. This text describes how these forms have evolved from earliest times.
Thomas Leslie, Morrill Professor in Architecture at Iowa State, discusses the life and work of Pier Luigi Nervi.
Ed Clark, of the Institution’s Structural Futures Committee, discusses prototype homes and their importance to the future of construction.
Read six great quotes from former IStructE Gold Medallists.
Tracing the history, development and potential of underground jacked structures.