Author: J. Whitelaw
1 August 2018
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The debate over the value of the magazine's brainteasers continues, as does the best way to promote the profession to the younger generation. Thoughts on the use of the term 'chartered engineer' and what constitutes a 'chartered engineering practice' are also put forward.
Owen Brooker finds this to be a useful book for anyone wanting to produce preliminary structural sizes, although its value to UK professionals is reduced by a focus on the USA.
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.