Healthy building design – what can structural engineers do?

Author: Sanja Buncic, Simon Corbey and Nina McCallion

Date published

6 December 2021

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Free
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Healthy building design – what can structural engineers do?

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Sanja Buncic, Simon Corbey and Nina McCallion

Date published

6 December 2021

Author

Sanja Buncic, Simon Corbey and Nina McCallion

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Free

What does it mean to design a building or structure with health and well-being in mind?

Using case studies, the presenters provided an overview of the WELL building standards and discussed what structural engineers can do to enable a building or structure that supports health and well-being. 

Reasons to watch 

  • Learn what it means to design a building or structure with health and well-being in mind
  • Understand what can structural engineers do to support the process
  • Learn how to collaborate more easily with clients and architects in a design process

The presenters used case studies to illustrate how healthy materials, biophilia, acoustics and exposed structure can support the health and well-being of the end users.
 

Who should watch

Graduate structural engineers, design engineers and small practitioners.
 

Speakers

Sanja Buncic has 14 years expertise in bespoke, design led, mass timber structural design. She excels at finding solutions to unusual challenges and providing well-considered structural designs. Her portfolio covers a broad range of projects including work on cultural and institutional projects, public artwork, and challenging technical projects. She leads a number of major ongoing projects in the UK

Simon Corbey is a Chartered Surveyor, with a Masters in Architecture; Advanced Energy and Environmental Systems from UEL/CAT with a thesis on the BedZED lessons. He has worked under the umbrella organisation of the Sustainable Development Foundation, initially working for the Good Homes Alliance and now working for the ASBP to enable real change in the industry and help deliver low carbon healthy buildings.

Nina McCallion uses her 15 years of experience to uniquely combine a pragmatic approach with the ability to think imaginatively. She splits her time between structures and sustainability, where her focus is on the delivery of low carbon projects. In addition to her building engineering work, Nina has been a teacher at the Architects Association for over eight years. 
 

Healthy building design – what can structural engineers do?

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Format:
Video
Video Length:
01:04:42
Publisher:
IStructE

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Structural Design Research & Innovation Training Organiser or Publisher Safety Resilience Best practice Safety, Health & Wellbeing Panel

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