Author: R. Johnson (University of Warwick)
1 October 2015
R. Johnson (University of Warwick)
The Structural Engineer, Volume 93, Issue 10, 2015, Page(s) 1
In the light of this year’s earthquake in Nepal, Harsha Mehta argues that the increasing global frequency of extreme events requires structural engineers to move away from prescriptive codes to a performance-based design process.
Andrew Minson does not believe that the requirement to receive a CE marked product where possible should change the way structural engineers specify products (with one notable exception), but is keen to hear what others think.
At just 27, Claire Gott has set up a charity, is on the ICE Council and a Green Construction Board working group, and is a design manager for one of the great challenges of the age in the UK – the redevelopment of London Bridge Station. Oh, and she has an MBE. Jackie Whitelaw went to meet WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff ’s engineering dynamo.