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All the articles from the January 2021 issue of The Structural Engineer.

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The Institution’s Climate Emergency Task Group looks back at a historic year in which climate action has been front and centre for the profession.

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Stephen Fernandez guides readers through the key design areas that offer refurbishment opportunities when working on an existing building.

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The IStructE Safety, Health and Wellbeing Panel considers the safety implications when aspiring to a lean design.

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Will Hawkins discusses carbon sequestration and end-of-life processes in timber structures, and the implications for sustainable decision-making in structural design.

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Stephen Gregson provides guidance on how to approach an appointment to review a design developed by another engineer.

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This Technical Guidance Note discusses axial shortening within vertical concrete loadbearing elements in structures over 15–20 storeys high.

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This paper describes the design, fabrication and erection of the MultiPly timber pavilion, which was made from the first cross-laminated timber to be manufactured at volume in the UK.

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Alastair Hughes sets out a proposal to simplify the Eurocode approach to floor loads by moving from an occupancy-based categorisation to one based on loading.

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Temporary works can often be overlooked at the strategy stage of a project. However, introducing temporary works digitally from the very beginning of a project delivers many benefits, including the ability to help teams win tenders by providing more buildable solutions, argues Duncan Reed of Trimble.

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This month's letters consider the art of persuasion, return to the topic of domestic projects and sway frames, worry about a growing tendency for remote site inspections, and offer contrasting views on climate change, 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 entitled ‘Study on the cyclic bending behaviour of CFRP strengthened full-scale CHS members’ as his ‘Featured Article’ from Volume 28 (December 2020).

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This month Ron has chosen a sketch submitted by Thomas Moll of Arcadis in The Netherlands.

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