All the articles from the August 2023 issue of The Structural Engineer.
Publish Date – 1 August 2023
Matt Byatt reflects on the pleasures of visiting regional groups around the world in this mid-term update.
Oliver Broadbent and James Norman explore the concept of regenerative design and how structural engineers can learn from the living world.
Will Arnold and Phil Isaac discuss examples of how regenerative principles can be put into practice by structural engineers.
Andy Smith presents some project-related objectives that geotechnical and structural engineers can use to improve the sustainability of a project's foundations.
Catherine and Neill Stansbury of the Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre explore the problem of corruption.
Jo Spencer of Arup introduces a series of short guides that will help practitioners understand the origins of carbon factors for key materials.
How does the adoption of a regenerative design process impact on structural engineering decisions in practice? Helena Russell speaks to the client and designers of the planned Eden Project Dundee to find out.
Emma Crichton of Engineers Without Borders UK introduces readers to the idea of co-creating with communities, explaining why this shift is an essential component of regenerative design and how it will affect the role of structural engineers.
This month's letters include thoughts on minimum masonry returns, pointing on new-build properties and reusing structural steel beams.
A round-up of events at Institution HQ and around the regional groups.
The Featured Article for Volume 52 of Structures is about finite element analysis to predict shear behaviour of headed studs in steel ultra-high performance concrete slabs.
This month, Ron Slade has chosen a sketch by Andrew Barr as the winner of The Drawing Board.