Engineering themes


A total of 45 items listed.

Green facelift for concrete buildings

Professor Doug King FREng

Recladding energy-inefficient buildings is far less carbon-intensive than knocking down and rebuilding

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Building bridges

Freda Chu

Engineers in Arup’s Hong Kong offices worked with a team of volunteers and villagers to build a footbridge in a remote area of China

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Inside the rain room - No umbrella required

Tim Rushby-Smith

The Rain Room creates an interactive indoor downpour that gallery visitors can walk through without getting wet

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Building the Shard

John Parker

With London’s newest landmark, engineers needed to resolve challenges including building around unmovable cores, extreme craning and controlling the sway of the spire

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Celebrating steam innovation; Water music; SET for Britain; Forum for engineering

In Brief: short articles and engineering news

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£1 Million Engineering Prize; Pylons of the future?; Underground engineering skills; Search for exceptional innovators; New Clydeside museum; Portable power; Promoting science teaching; Biomimicry wins award

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Painting a new London

Damian Arnold

The artist Jonathan Meuli talks to Ingenia about his artistic collaboration with the Institution of Civil Engineers

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Edward Dubois FREng

Architect at sea

Ed Dubois’s career has moved on from designing yachts built for speed to building top-of-the-range superyachts
By Michael Kenward OBE

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RIBA Stirling Prize; Celebrating science and engineering; Global economy debates; Engineering leadership scheme; Climate change adaption; GNSS security

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Infinity crosses the Tees

Professor Chris Wise FREng, Tim Harris

The Infinity Footbridge in Stockton has won many awards and is the centrepiece for the region’s regeneration

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Design Drives - Materials Innovation

Dr Raymond Oliver FREng, Anne Toomey

A new generation of ‘smart’ materials could fundamentally change the way we live our lives.

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Constructing Temenos

Tees Valley becomes home to one of the UK’s biggest public works of art, designed by the artist Anish Kapoor and structural engineer Cecil Balmond

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