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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)

Robust green finance for developing nations. Zengamina hydro-electric scheme, Upper Zambezi river. Credit: Daniel Rea

In 2015 at COP21 in Paris, 188 nations committed...

Lokeshwar Vohra

Lokeshwar Vohra

21 July 2016 / 1 Comment(s)

Ove Arup and the legacy of Total Design. Penguin Pool, London Zoo. Credit: Peter MacKinven

When Ove Arup first formed the firm Arup,...

Tristram Carfrae

Tristram Carfrae

20 June 2016 / 2 Comment(s)

Eleanor Cross Monument, Charing Cross Station, London. Credit: Deborah Lazarus

Objects and places can have enormous, intangible...

Deborah Lazarus

Deborah Lazarus

19 October 2015 / 2 Comment(s)

Construction site with crane

Waiting for a Sunday train recently, I observed...

Colin Stewart

Colin Stewart

12 October 2015 / 3 Comment(s)

Running sequence of a man with a prosthetic leg

Engineers have an increasing role in the medical...

Yin Shan Ho

Yin Shan Ho

03 September 2015 / 3 Comment(s)

Giant windows. © McAteer Photograph by Alan McAteer

I think that the majority of engineers believe...

Tom Bunn

Tom Bunn

02 July 2015 / 13 Comment(s)

Young, black, female engineers at work. Credit: Candice Wakefield

As we celebrate Africa Day today, I think it is a...

Hleziphi Mtshizana

Hleziphi Mtshizana

25 May 2015 / 5 Comment(s)

Engineers at work. Credit:  Simon Jarratt

Increasingly, engineers need a broad range of...

Andy Belcham

Andy Belcham

27 April 2015 / 22 Comment(s)

I-beams in construction

I don’t believe the most effective way to...

Malcolm Turpin

Malcolm Turpin

09 April 2015 / 14 Comment(s)

Singapore Sports Hub at night. Credit: Darren Soh

It is my opinion that Building Information...

Christopher Pynn

Christopher Pynn

19 March 2015 / 4 Comment(s)

Gaming monitor

Computer games are no longer just about play...

Gaurav Nema

Gaurav Nema

27 November 2014 / 5 Comment(s)

Image of genetic algorithms.

Will we ever see computers take over from...

Peng Liu

Peng Liu

24 November 2014 / 0 Comment(s)

University of Aberdeen - New Library. Credit: Adam Mørk

Are you an engineer or a designer? Would you be...

Erin Morrow

Erin Morrow

17 November 2014 / 4 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)

Thinking robot

Does your work involve making strategic choices?...

Giulio Antonutto

Giulio Antonutto

10 July 2014 / 2 Comment(s)

Ove Arup

I believe that by employing the techniques of the...

Richard Boyd

Richard Boyd

10 March 2014 / 20 Comment(s)

maths formula on a blackboard

To create a diverse engineering profession, the...

Richard Haryott

Richard Haryott

25 February 2014 / 10 Comment(s)

Close up exterior shot of The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, a museum of modern and contemporary art, designed by architect Frank Gehry. Copyright Arup.

Who really designs buildings? Although both...

Elizabeth Farrelly

Elizabeth Farrelly

02 October 2013 / 7 Comment(s)

Exterior view of the Centre Pompidou in Paris in which the exposed building services that give the building its iconic ‘inside out’ form are clearly visible. Copyright Arup.

Technology may have moved on since the 1970s, but...

Andy Sedgwick

Andy Sedgwick

06 June 2013 / 34 Comment(s)

Black and white photo of Lennart Grut, Ted Happold and Peter Rice.

‘What is the role of an engineer?’ I...

Ben Richardson

Ben Richardson

20 December 2012 / 10 Comment(s)

Computers can do a lot of things, but they can’t replace imagination and intuition. For modernist framed buildings – with structural concepts derived from that of Le Corbusier’s Domino House – computers are essential to...

Martin Manning

Martin Manning

06 December 2012 / 14 Comment(s)

How well optimised do you think the structure of the building you are sitting in is? By that I mean, how close to its limit is the material holding up the building? How much of that material is redundant? I think the answer to the last question...

Richard Boyd

Richard Boyd

24 October 2012 / 4 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)

A view of the Sydney Greenhouse by Joost - diners viewed through windows surrounded by 'living wall's of potted plants.

For those of you who haven’t heard, the...

Joost Bakker

Joost Bakker

28 June 2012 / 2 Comment(s)

Grain Silos at the Guinness Brewery against a blue sky. Credit and copyright Norton Associates.

Reflecting on the surprising, delightful breadth...

Tristram Carfrae

Tristram Carfrae

07 June 2012 / 4 Comment(s)

Designers and engineers dream of creating highly responsive building façades that mimic nature and change in response to their environment. Like flowers, they would open and close in relation to the light. This is a new field of research but...

Jan Wurm

Jan Wurm

15 May 2012 / 5 Comment(s)

A naked lightbulb glows against a dark green background. Source iStock.

This article was co-authored by Markus Schmidt...

Markus Schmidt

Markus Schmidt

06 May 2012 / 1 Comment(s)

Singapore School of the Arts (SOTA) which features a living facade. Credit Paul McMullin.

Our world is changing; it always has and it...

Chris Luebkeman

Chris Luebkeman

19 April 2012 / 3 Comment(s)

Engineers at work

The Leveson Inquiry is investigating the practice...

Simon Dent

Simon Dent

29 November 2011 / 1 Comment(s)

Sustainable city infographic. Copyright Arup.

As the current economic downturn looks set to...

Helen Jackson

Helen Jackson

22 November 2011 / 4 Comment(s)

The media called it the “Brian Cox Effect”. And right up until some spoilsport pointed out that Prof Cox’s excellent series about the universe was broadcast well after the discovery that more young people were making the choice to...

James Kenny

James Kenny

11 September 2011 / 0 Comment(s)