Author: J. Whitelaw
1 October 2015
The Structural Engineer, Volume 93, Issue 10, 2015, Page(s) 2
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.
This year's Gold Medallist, Albert Williamson-Taylor, talks to Helena Russell about his passion for the fundamentals of engineering and why he's not afraid to be controversial.