2 January 2020
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This month's letters consider the environmental impact of flying, and return to the topics of the cost of professional indemnity insurance, subsidence issues, and building control on domestic projects.
The engineering sector appears to be becoming more and more disparate, with holism becoming harder to obtain. This paper proposes a potential solution to this through the upskilling of engineering professionals to become ‘specialist generalist technical lead’ designers within a renewed and simplified core design team.
The Jump Factory is an innovative construction technique developed and implemented by Mace and consultants Davies Maguire to construct two residential towers in the East Village, London. This paper describes the structural form of the factory, its support system and weekly lift cycle.