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Ian Firth FIStructE - President's address 2017

Ian's lecture, "Going for Gold in a Changing World", discusses his career and priorities for structural engineers in the modern industry.

Ian, a world-leading expert in bridge design and construction, discusses bridge design, the equal importance of creating elegant structures as well as safe and efficient ones, and structural engineers' broader responsibilities to society.


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