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With national and international pressure mounting, such as the UK Government pledge to achieve net zero carbon by 2050, structural engineers are taking on the challenge. To assist our members and the wider industry the Institution produces guidance to support built environment professionals.
The Institution is supporting the initiative being taken by a number of leading engineering practices, a “Structural Engineers Declaration” to promote sustainable working practices to tackle the issue of climate change.
A discussion of culture and practice in design relating to material efficiency.
How structural engineers can use the goals to tackle climate change and create a better world.
A study shared by BuroHappold to share knowledge that may help address the climate emergency.
What we can learn from the COVID-19 pandemic? Kate Leighton gives an opinion from a UK perspective.
Mike Cook FIStructE describes six actions structural engineers should take now to address climate change.
IStructE joins 27 other professional bodies in pledge to tackle climate change
The award recognises Mike's infectious enthusiasm and curiosity for structural engineering and his passion and leadership in responding to the challenges of climate change.
Entry criteria have been revised in the light of the climate emergency, asking every submission to clearly demonstrate its sustainability credentials.
This text presents a range of emerging materials, both natural and man-made which, in the right circumstances, can offer significant advantages over traditional materials.