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Chart showing Energy and Climate Change related Google search results in Dec 2016

Climate Change has received the biggest internet...

Szilvia Doczi

Szilvia Doczi

14 December 2016 / 5 Comment(s)

UK container port (Southampton)

Over 80% of the world’s products and...

Ana Ulanovsky

Ana Ulanovsky

01 December 2016 / 0 Comment(s)

Chart showing seismic activity in the central Pacific area

The creative and productive possibilities offered...

Josh Symonds

Josh Symonds

24 November 2016 / 5 Comment(s)

Use psychology to build better collaborations

With the increasing need to meet emerging...

Natalie Glass

Natalie Glass

25 July 2016 / 7 Comment(s)

Brexit lessons for climate change

I was shocked and saddened when, on the 23rd of...

Thomas Hurst

Thomas Hurst

14 July 2016 / 7 Comment(s)

A fiscal measure for flooding?

Flood mapping around the world uses the concept...

Paul Davies

Paul Davies

13 June 2016 / 6 Comment(s)

Rules of the automated road

On the 10 February 2016 the US National Highway...

Anna Vickers

Anna Vickers

17 March 2016 / 10 Comment(s)

Water footprints

Many people have heard of carbon footprints, but...

Paul Davies

Paul Davies

27 August 2015 / 15 Comment(s)

Giant windows. © McAteer Photograph by Alan McAteer

I think that the majority of engineers believe...

Tom Bunn

Tom Bunn

02 July 2015 / 14 Comment(s)

Hight Speed 1 train. Credit: Daniel Clements

The successful outturn of construction projects...

Ian Gardner

Ian Gardner

28 May 2015 / 4 Comment(s)

A model of ProjectOVE

What if you could bring together all the...

Andrew Duncan

Andrew Duncan

29 January 2015 / 3 Comment(s)

Designers working together. Credit: Julian Richards

The Big Room, also known as the Integrated Center...

Andrew Maher

Andrew Maher

05 January 2015 / 6 Comment(s)

Wastewater treatment ponds. Credit: Philip Songa.

Cities worldwide are facing problems caused by...

Martin Shouler

Martin Shouler

20 October 2014 / 13 Comment(s)

Skips full of waste on a London construction site. Credit: Peter MacKinven.

Construction can be a wasteful process. Building...

Fiona Cousins

Fiona Cousins

16 October 2014 / 4 Comment(s)

Electric vehicle being refuelled

We need to start thinking about how electric...

Andrew Peterman

Andrew Peterman

09 October 2014 / 0 Comment(s)

Sankey diagram providing a high-level view of the significant relationships from inputs through to final demand

I think that the data behind gross domestic...

Simon Roberts

Simon Roberts

11 September 2014 / 3 Comment(s)

Flooded river in Vietnam

It’s good to talk, and I believe that small...

Simon Power

Simon Power

11 August 2014 / 0 Comment(s)

Talking heads.

To make sustainability meaningful, I think it...

Gerard Healey

Gerard Healey

03 July 2014 / 11 Comment(s)

Rail signals.

People are travelling more than ever before...

Tony Vidago

Tony Vidago

22 May 2014 / 6 Comment(s)

Where a tough decision made for good strategic reasons appears to be at odds with a company’s values, you can be sure that there will be dissent from employees. But if you make sure the decision-making process is transparent, staff will be...

Ian Rogers

Ian Rogers

13 January 2014 / 6 Comment(s)

Statue of Sir Winston Churchill.

Although leadership is taught at more...

Tim Jarvis

Tim Jarvis

17 January 2013 / 4 Comment(s)

Airports around the world are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Rising sea levels and temperatures, plus changes in precipitation, are all putting airport infrastructure and operations at risk. Airports need to address this urgently, and...

Debra Lam

Debra Lam

14 January 2013 / 0 Comment(s)

Tim Jarvis sitting on a sledge in Antarctica.

In 1984 I picked up a book that changed my life....

Margot Morrell

Margot Morrell

10 January 2013 / 1 Comment(s)

It’s time to stop talking about sustainability. Sustainability as a word has come to embody everything from reducing carbon emissions to increasing profit. It is a word that has become amorphous and increasingly meaningless through overuse...

Gemma Playford

Gemma Playford

29 November 2012 / 18 Comment(s)

Breaking down the silo mentality ensures that projects embody and represent the full expertise of all those engaged in its design and delivery. The Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment (IDBE) Masters Programme at the University...

Sebastian MacMillan

Sebastian MacMillan

13 September 2012 / 1 Comment(s)

Close up of a statue of Brunel.

Why has the engineer fallen from grace? That was...

Tristram Carfrae

Tristram Carfrae

06 September 2012 / 32 Comment(s)

The past two years have brought highs and lows for infrastructure and property investors around the world. In Australia, I’ve watched several large, complex infrastructure projects go awry as a result of unforeseen technical and operational...

Steve Lennon

Steve Lennon

04 April 2012 / 3 Comment(s)

A view of the Seville skyline from atop the Metropol Parasol.

The spectacular Metropol Parasol in...

Jan-Peter Koppitz

Jan-Peter Koppitz

26 January 2012 / 1 Comment(s)

The word 'Imagine' is spray-painted on the wall of Greenhouse by Joost. Copyright Arup.

The designers of our future are people who can...

Steve Lennon

Steve Lennon

16 November 2011 / 4 Comment(s)

Communication is a key factor in the success or failure of any project. Keeping everyone on board and informed is vital, but the volume of digital communication we send, receive and post on the web is increasing exponentially. While this constant...

Chris Pickles

Chris Pickles

14 September 2011 / 1 Comment(s)

Today’s internet is intrinsically human focussed. For decades it has been used as a vehicle for allowing humans to share and consume information. But a shift has been occurring over the past decade. You may be reading this "directly" on the...

Duncan Wilson

Duncan Wilson

12 January 2011 / 2 Comment(s)