Author: Jackie Whitelaw
1 May 2020
This month's letters discuss shell structures, the cost of professional indemnity insurance, UK planning procedures, and offer further thoughts on floor loadings and embodied carbon.
Brian Clancy responds to continued recent discussion of subsidence matters with a call for structural engineers to develop the skills (and willingness) to investigate insurance claims and also to inspect and appraise existing buildings more widely.
David Blockley calls on young engineers to take to their keyboards and spread the message that engineering is a creative, people profession that improves the human condition.