Institution Fellow wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Published: 07/11/2016

Congratulations to Peter Head FIStructE on winning the Lorenzo H Zambrano Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Award is presented by CEMEX, recognising Peter for his "pioneering vision and remarkable efforts and achievements in sustainable urban development".

Peter Head is recognised for developing global practices that demonstrate the effectiveness of sustainable construction. He has won many honors and awards during his career, including Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to civil engineering and the environment. From 2004 to 2011, he created and directed the global planning and integrated urbanism practice of Arup group, where he led several projects including the Dongtan Eco City in China. 

Since 2011, Peter has actively worked at his organisation, Ecological Sequestration Trust, which gathers renowned scientists, engineers, economists, financiers, and other specialists to help communities that face climate change challenges.

The “Lorenzo H. Zambrano” Lifetime Achievement Award pays tribute to a renowned personality within the construction industry, whose body of work has made significant contributions to the well-being of communities worldwide, and whose legacy will continue to foster sustainable building practices. 

 

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