Engineering themes

Ingenia articles are categorised by engineering themes and subject areas.

Showing 45 articles for: Art and Architecture

Green facelift for concrete buildings

Professor Doug King FREng

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

Issue 55

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

Issue 54

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

Issue 53

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

Issue 52

Edward Dubois FREng - Architect at sea

Michael Kenward OBE

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

Issue 47

Painting a new London

Damian Arnold

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

Issue 47

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

Issue 43

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

Issue 42

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.

Issue 42