Knowledge, skills, history – a foundation for a climate-positive future

Author: Jane Entwistle

Date published

1 February 2022

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Knowledge, skills, history – a foundation for a climate-positive future

Knowledge, skills, history – a foundation for a climate-positive future
The Structural Engineer
Author

Jane Entwistle

Date published

1 February 2022

Author

Jane Entwistle

Price

Standard: £9
Members/Subscribers: Free

2022 IStructE President Jane Entwistle explains why structural engineers need to learn to value their past, to respect the skills and decisions made in the past and work with them to provide a better future built environment.

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
8
Publisher:
Institution of Structural Engineers

Tags

History Historic structures Sustainability & Environment Climate change Feature Issue 2

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