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Art/Architecture

A total of 42 items listed.

Francis Crick Institute, London

Hugh Ferguson, Steve Berry and Rob Patridge

How the challenges of designing and building this world-leading centre for biomedical research and innovation were overcome

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Ingenious awards, First UK Robotics Week, Enterprise Fellowships awarded, Celebrating women engineers, Geared up for Olympic success, Engineering season at the V&A

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Fulton Center, NYC

Craig Covil

The engineer and freelance writer Hugh Ferguson talked to Craig Covil, Principal of Arup and New York Project Director, to find out the main challenges and how they were overcome.

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Algae-powered architecture

Jill Entwistle

Jan Wurm, an associate director at Arup, was one of the chief designers of the energy system. He talked to Jill Entwistle about the concept, execution and results from the world’s first photobioreactor.

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Troja Bridge

Brian Duguid and Ladislav Šašek

Mott MacDonald’s Brian Duguid, Practice Leader – Bridges, and Ladislav Šašek, Chief Designer for Prague’s Troja Bridge, explain the potential for this underexploited form of bridge design

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Responses to: Education editorial, Kelpies, Autonomous vehicles editorial

Dr Graham C Bray, Alan Hayward FREng, Professor Will Stewart FREng

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More than a bridge, A call to action, Create the Trophy winner, Rosetta mission, Inflatable incubators, Africa prize, and Ingenia live

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The Falkirk Kelpies

Felicity Starr

Felicity Starr, lead structural engineer for Atkins on The Kelpies project, worked with Andy Scott, the sculptor, on creating the 30m tall horses. She explains how the vision was turned into reality.

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Singapore's Supertrees

Hugh Ferguson

Patrick Bellew RDI FREng, of environmental engineers Atelier Ten, outlines the engineering challenges and solutions generated by the Gardens by the Bay project.

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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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