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Engineering Is Art: 350 – 399

June 2, 2016 1

#EngineeringIsArt; an excuse to get up every morning and attempt to find a picture that does the built environment, and those who build it, some justice. Having made a return after my hiatus, the #EngineeringIsArt series is an…Read More

The Longest Bridges In The UK

May 15, 2016 3

I’ll be honest, I was going to do an article about the longest bridges in the world, but it all got very confusing very quickly. So I set my sights lower; the longest bridges in the UK. Some detailed…Read More

IABSE Future of Design London 2015

August 13, 2015

What is there to say about the Future of Design conferences that hasn’t been said before? Tom has reviewed previous conferences with aplomb and we (as the organising committee for FoD London 2015) are…Read More

Engineering Is Art: 300 – 349

July 29, 2015 3

It seems apt that the official Being Brunel mad-rush season comes to an with this post- as the last-push of daily doubles to get #EngineeringIsArt back on target reaches its head. After today we return to regular, weekly…Read More

Engineering Is Art: 250 – 299

July 7, 2015 2

Over a year ago, I decided that I had too much spare time, and though “let’s find an engineering picture for every workday”. The purpose is long forgotten, but who needs a reason to enjoy some…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

Why Do We Hate The Garden Bridge?

January 13, 2015 9

For those of you who don’t live London adjacent; the capital is remarkably close to getting its very own Garden Bridge- which is exactly what is sounds like: A tiny garden on a strip of artificial land straddling…Read More

Saving Brunel’s Other Bridge

January 5, 2015

Did you know that most important Brunel (of Being Brunel fame) bridge in Bristol lays abandoned; rotting away along the side of a canal? Although he wasn’t born there- they city owes a lot of his engineering efforts, and…Read More