Engineering themes

Art/Architecture

A total of 45 items listed.

Philosophy in the making

Dr Natasha McCarthy

What can philosophy learn from engineering, and what can engineering gain in return?

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Engineering and the Artist's Eye – Literature

Arthur Bourne

The third in a series looking at engineering’s relationship with the arts.

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Stadia: Structural Giants

Stephen Morley

Designing some of the world’s largest stadia

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Engineering and the artist’s eye: Sculpture

Arthur Bourne

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The Downland gridshell: Innovative design in timber

Michael Dickson FREng and Richard Harris

The new building for the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum was built using the first double-layer timber gridshell ever constructed in the UK

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Engineering and the artist’s eye

Arthur Bourne

How engineering creativity, apparent in even the most functional designs, has inspired artists for generations

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Building simulation: virtual prototyping for construction projects

David Stribling

Dynamic thermal modelling, computational fluid dynamics and other methods of simulating the external factors on a finished building

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Engineering architecture: The art of engineering structures from the Pantheon to the Jubilee Line

J Robert Benaim FREng

Civil engineers can produce a distinct form of architecture, based on their understanding of structural behaviour, rationality and economy

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Tate Modern

John Hirst

The conversion of a redundant power station into a modern gallery is an outstanding success

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