Editorial: Leaving a learning legacy

Author: G. Masterton

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2 July 2018

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Editorial: Leaving a learning legacy


The Structural Engineer
Editorial: Leaving a learning legacy
Date published

2 July 2018

Author

G. Masterton

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2 July 2018

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G. Masterton

There is something special about megaprojects that brings out the best in engineering design and construction. It could be that the longer-term durations for the planning, design and build phases allow more measured and thoughtful decision making; it could be that the weight of public exposure and expectation creates an added incentive to succeed; it could be that the prestige of being part of the programme attracts the best teams in the best organisations; it could be that the extended schedule nurtures a team spirit and a collaborative way of working that is difficult to achieve in a typical shorter-term project. I was privileged to be part of the Crossrail programme for four years and I witnessed all of those.

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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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