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All the articles from the November/December 2020 issue of The Structural Engineer.

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Professor Tony Cusens was President of The Institution of Structural Engineers 1991–92.
 

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David Collings summarises the results of a study into the carbon footprint of buildings, allowing structural engineers to benchmark their current designs.

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Stephen Fernandez discusses ways in which engineers can explore the potential to refurbish existing buildings instead of demolishing and building anew.

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Henry Tayler takes readers through the key considerations for reusing foundations, including potential benefits, risks and investigations required.

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Hugh Docherty explores the key ethical questions that engineers should consider before accepting an appointment, particularly when asked to replace an existing engineer.

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This month we highlight a report raising safety concerns around changes to weld specifications without the designer’s knowledge.

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This article – the second of two – presents some best practice design guidance for optimising the cost of steel construction to provide best value during design development.

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The Structural Awards have celebrated the very best of structural engineering for more than 50 years. In this unusual year, we are doing things a little differently by showcasing all the submissions online as a celebration of global engineering achievements.

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This CPD module, sponsored by Steel for Life, examines the embodied carbon credentials of steel and its potential to contribute to a zero-carbon future.

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The new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is the realisation of an ambitious vision for Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, made possible by the response of the project team to the challenges this vision presented. Key to this has been the engineering innovation, particularly the contribution of structural engineering.

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Co-located developments are an emerging trend. Could they help solve the housing crisis, with demand high for both industrial and residential developments, asks Peter Watkins.

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Sabina de Jesus looks to raise awareness among structural engineers about what inclusive design is and the role they can play in delivering designs that cater for diverse needs.

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Charles Blackett-Ord finds this book to be of use to two audiences: the first half is essential reading for engineers with an interest in conservation, while the second half will be of more benefit to students.

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This month's letters revisit the topic of engineering in the domestic sector, offer further views on effective building control, and comment on checking of spreadsheet calculations, among other topics.

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A roundup of online events and activities available from the Institution and its Regional Groups.

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Editor-in-Chief, Leroy Gardner, has selected a paper on ‘Performance of a novel slider device in multi-storey cold-formed steel modular buildings under seismic loading’ as his ‘Featured Article’ from the latest issue. The article will be available free of charge for six months.

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