Author: D. Hodgson
1 April 2014
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Letters this month include discussion on: webinars; flooding; live loads; BIM; the Exam; Approved Document A and late payments.
Skyscraper expert John Viise can trace his structural engineering ancestry back to pioneers in the field. But the American counsels modern engineers to 'work the problem' for themselves rather than rely too much on computers. During a recent trip to the UK, he spoke to Jackie Whitelaw.
One of two individuals to be awarded the Pai Lin Li Travel Award in 2013, John Orr reports on the time he spent visiting South America, studying examples of flexible formwork in Chile and the work of Eladio Dieste in Uruguay.