Engineering themes

Ingenia articles are categorised by engineering themes and subject areas.

Showing 69 articles for: Sustainability

Farming for future growth

Farming for future growth

Sarah Griffiths

Growing produce in vertical farms is helping to meet challenges related to food demand, waste, cost and space, by using innovative engineering techniques around artificial light and energy consumption.

Issue 78

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.

Issue 72
Design-led innovation and sustainability

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.

Issue 70
Algae-powered architecture

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.

Issue 64
Recycling household waste

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

Issue 62
Fusing glass and steel

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

Issue 61

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.

Issue 59

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.

Issue 58
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