Author: J. Whitelaw
1 August 2018
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.
Expedition Engineering director Julia Ratcliffe has travelled the globe creating elegant and practical structures in places and situations as diverse as New York and post tsunami Thailand. Her latest challenge is leading the team designing the Institution’s new headquarters building. Jackie Whitelaw went to meet her in the first of a new series of profiles.