Case Study 13 Project Description
The Met Currently (2012) Thailand’s tallest condominium and
Bangkok, Thailand Bangkok’s fourth tallest building, The Met features
alternatives to high-rise living models developed first in
Michael Dickson, C.B.E., F.R.Eng, F.I.StructE., F.I.C.E., Hon. F.R.I.B.A., was a Founding Partner of Buro Happold and Chairman 1996–2005. Buro Happold is an international multidisciplinary engineering and consultancy practice with offices in Europe, the Middle and Far East, and the USA. Michael is a Visiting Professor of Engineering Design at Bath University, School of Architecture and Civil Engineering, and was President of the Institution of Structural Engineers in 2006. He continues as a consultant to Buro Happold and a trustee of BRE. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Dave Parker, B.Sc., C.Eng., F.I.C.E., F.R.S.A., F.I.Q.A., was Technical Editor of New Civil Engineer magazine for 12 years before leaving in May 2006 to become a freelance author and journalist. He is a former Visiting Professor of Civil Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast, and his interests include renewable energy and the history of construction. In 2014 NCE asked him to return as technical editor emeritus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
The renaissance of green oak
7.1 Introduction were several round theatres, there are none surviving,
so for this challenging project a 20th-century master
In medieval Europe, green oak was the material of craftsman, Peter...
Steven Brindle is a senior properties historian at English Heritage, UK, and has published numerous books and essays on the history of British architecture and engineering. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...In 1500, the British Isles were of marginal significance. England, which had loomed large in European politics from the twelfth to mid-fifteenth centuries, shrank with the loss of its French possessions and years of civil war. Its trading...
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