Author: Stephen Fernandez
4 January 2021
The Structural Engineer, Volume 99, Issue 1, 2021, Page(s) 5
The built environment contributes significantly to the climate crisis. Susan Mantle, Technical Director at Heyne Tillett Steel, discusses five ways Structural Engineers can reduce carbon emissions - embodied carbon in particular - right from the very start of their projects.
This article provides an overview of the recent refurbishment and upgrade of the IMAX cinema located in the Ronson Theatre at London's Science Museum, including discussion of the initial investigations of the existing structure.
The article explores ways to justify reuse of existing structures through a thorough understanding of the original building structure, and engineer’s intent.