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EngineeringIsArt Archives - Being Brunel

In The Defence of Brutalism

July 15, 2016 1

As the joke goes at Universities, the Civil Engineering building is always the ugliest. For the University of Glasgow, this is the Rankine Building. A monstrous slab of brutalist concrete towering out of the…Read More

Sketching For Engineers

June 8, 2016 1

Sketching is an amazing thing. It’s a great way of communicating an idea to someone, rapidly discovering solutions and testing a design for buildability. It’s an underrated skill in the engineering toolbox, and one that is sadly finding itself…Read More

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

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

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

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

Engineering Is Art: 050 – 099

August 31, 2014 2

The real shame of engineering is that we spend so much of our time trying to hide people from our craft. It’s the architecture that people are encouraged to appreciate, not the structure behind it. In…Read More

Engineering Is Art: 000 – 049

July 18, 2014 5

It’s no secret that I like a bit of engineering photography. What you might not know, unless you’ve been stalking me on Facebook, Google+ or Twitter, is that for the last…Read More