Author: H. Mehta
1 October 2015
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The engineers and architect behind the award-winning Terminal 2 at Pulkovo Airport in St. Petersburg, Russia, describe the design ambitions, challenges posed by snow, modelling techniques and innovative structural solutions that resulted in the terminal’s folded, angular roof.
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.