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Appreciation Archives - Page 3 of 7 - Being Brunel

Engineers: Become A TV Star

July 6, 2015

Every now and again I get my ego stroked by someone who thinks my blog is important enough to be a credible news outlet for their latest promotion; it’s touching, and just one of many reasons…Read More

Don’t Block Out Our Structures!

July 3, 2015

Fun fact- the Wikimedia Foundation is my charity of choice of regular donations. Sure, Wikipedia isn’t perfect; I’ve seen my fair share of mistakes, and some of the world’s finest engineers are remembered…Read More

100’000 Views

April 21, 2015 5

Some time last week, someone took the 100’000th view, ever, of Being Brunel. That’s pretty touching, considering, when I started, it would have taken…Read More

Engineering Is Art: 200 – 249

March 18, 2015 1

Every weekday I stalk the internet for photographs of engineering to share with you all. The purpose is the result of a long forgotten discussion of whether or not engineering is art- to celebrate the…Read More

IABSE Future of Design North 2015

January 22, 2015 2

I can’t tell you how excited I am that tickets for the IABSE Future of Design North 2015 conference are now selling quickly. And sell they should! Some of the most eminent structural engineers and…Read More

An Engineering Portfolio

January 16, 2015

As someone who is forever saying we should do more to share our work with the public; I was a little embarrassed to realise that the idea of a portfolio had never crossed my mind. It’s a simple thing; and so much…Read More

Your Questions Answered

January 11, 2015 2

One of the fun things about keeping a blog is that I get statistics about my readership. Alongside the somewhat expected visitor count, the wonderful way the internet works means that I also get to learn…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 Is Art: 100 – 149

November 26, 2014 1

These last few months have been good to those of us who love our photos well engineered. With the fantastic Structurally Found filling twitter and instagram with some great structural photos during London’s Open House…Read More