Engineering themes

Sustainability

A total of 56 items listed.

What role for biofuels in low-carbon UK transport?

Professor Adisa Azapagic FREng

Biofuels have a role to play in meeting the UK’s commitments to reducing climate change.

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Design-led innovation and sustainability

Hugh Ferguson, Bruce Martin, Darren Barlow and David McAllister

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece, combines attractive architecture with innovative engineering to be as accessible and beneficial as possible.

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Algae-powered architecture

Jill Entwistle

Jan Wurm, an associate director at Arup, was one of the chief designers of the energy system. He talked to Jill Entwistle about the concept, execution and results from the world’s first photobioreactor.

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Recycling household waste

Keith Riley and Professor William Powrie FREng

Breakthroughs in processing have increased the proportion of recycled household waste in the past 20 years

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Fusing glass and steel

Graham Dodd and Felix Weber

The Bombay Sapphire glasshouses built in Hampshire have pushed the engineering design of glass and steel structures to the limit, creating opportunities for the materials to be used more efficiently, sustainably and at less cost in the future

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Harnessing Offshore Winds

Dr Trevor Loveday and Professor Byron Byrne

This article is about Ingenia examining how the industry is addressing the engineering challenge of creating cost-effective structures.

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High risk modelling; Sustainable games; Entrepreneurs' award; Ready to respond; Wind energy report; Accessible ATMs

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Singapore's Supertrees

Hugh Ferguson

Patrick Bellew RDI FREng, of environmental engineers Atelier Ten, outlines the engineering challenges and solutions generated by the Gardens by the Bay project.

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Hero Lab; QEPrize nominations; London Gateway; Africa Prize for Innovation ; Chemical research rewarded; Apprentice challenge; New RNLI lifeboats

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UK manufacturing on the rise

Sir Mike Gregory FREng

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Making waves; Sustainable manufacturing; Coastal eco-cities collegium; AeroMSc bursary; Manufacturing report; Wireless charging buses

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