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Monthly Archives: December 2014

The London Skyline

December 31, 2014

It’s quite interesting to see how rapidly London has grown upwards, and how late, comparatively, we were to start doing so. In fact, there are now over 200 towers over 20 storeys high proposed for the city- so…Read More

Engineering Is Art: 150 – 199

December 29, 2014 1

It’s lucky I had the foresight to use triple figures when I started #EngineeringIsArt, as I’ve managed to over take the total number of posts on Being Brunel with the series without breaking a sweat. For those…Read More

Building A Wind Farm

December 26, 2014

The beauty of a completed wind farm, with its streamlined turbines standing tall and proud, often belies the challenges and delicate balancing act involved in ensuring the design and construction runs…Read More

Engineering The Tallest Snowman

December 24, 2014

It’s that most magical time of the year (again), and what better way to celebrate, than a bit of seasonal engineering? Over the last few years I’ve already discussed the miraculous building loading that is Santa Claus and…Read More

Engineering An E-Mail For A Response

December 5, 2014 3

I’m no stranger to having an e-mail ignored (you know the rules…). It seems a fact of modern life that some people get more mail than they have time to answer. I’ve been forced to give up on guest posters, drop…Read More