Author: Paul Astle
1 February 2021
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Will Arnold, Jenny Burridge, David Moore, Keerthi Ranasinghe and Sean Wilkins argue that engineers should always look to specify the most suitable material for a particular project, and offer advice on how to use materials efficiently once a choice is made.
Muiris Moynihan MIStructE explains why use is so widespread, the materials' climate change impact, and why their responsible use is the realm of structural engineers.
Andrew Minson FIStructE, Director Concrete and Sustainable Construction at the Global Cement and Concrete Association, responds to a recent article published as part of the Guardian’s #concreteweek.