9 August 2022
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Martin Ashmead shares his extensive experience of Regional Group lecture prizes, encouraging Groups to set down formal judging criteria to ensure that ‘excellent lectures’ are recognised by the award of a prize and are then put forward for consideration for the Institution’s Sir Arnold Waters Medal.
To mark the 100th anniversary of The Structural Engineer , Alan Rathbone looks back at several key papers that helped advance the development of plastic design of steel portal frames.
As readers of this publication will be all too aware, our need to act collectively to fight climate change is urgent. Tom Woolley’s latest book is therefore an important and timely reminder that building with low-carbon materials can and has been done, and should not be seen as a future panacea but instead a realistic ambition, writes Philip Isaac.