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Introduction

Dave Parker

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.

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The Tall Buildings Reference Book

Routledge, 2013

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... Dave Parker One of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s most quoted apho- In practice, the biggest risk to the safety of a tall risms is “God is in the detail,” although the actual author building and its occupants will always be fire, however...

Introduction

Dave Parker

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.

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The Tall Buildings Reference Book

Routledge, 2013

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... Dave Parker In 1984, Nobel Prize-winning biologist Sir Peter One trend that seems to be emerging as humankind Medawar wrote: becomes a primarily urban species and cities become ever larger and denser is the development of sites...

Introduction

Dave Parker

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.

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The Tall Buildings Reference Book

Routledge, 2013

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... Dave Parker Tall buildings—skyscrapers—have evolved a long way Sustainability became the watchword—clients and from their nineteenth-century origins. This evolution has tenants had to at least make gestures towards energy rarely been...

Advanced structures

Michael Dickson

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.

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Dave Parker

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.

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Sustainable Timber Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Advanced structures 13.1 Introduction Employing building information modelling (BIM) to facilitate design and prefabrication and sequential In the future, advances in simulated design, structural assembly is already making complex three...

The development of timber connections

Michael Dickson

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.

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Dave Parker

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.

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Sustainable Timber Design

Routledge, 2015

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... The development of timber connections 15.1 Introduction 15.2 Log to log connections Connection design has always been crucial to the Roundwood trunks bereft of bark, prepared with ends development of timber construction. Advances...

Improving the material

Michael Dickson

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.

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Dave Parker

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.

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Sustainable Timber Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Improving the material 3.1 Responsible preservation Some timber-framed buildings have survived for many centuries. Almost without exception the timber Structural durability is as important to the success of used in their construction...

Engineering connections and their mechanics

Michael Dickson

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.

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Dave Parker

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.

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Sustainable Timber Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Engineering connections and their mechanics 16.1 The challenge of connection design Architectural compositions featuring timber elements and their connections require an unusual convergence of design influences and structural mechanics...

Advanced timber technology

Michael Dickson

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.

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Dave Parker

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.

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Sustainable Timber Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Advanced timber technology 4.1 Effective adhesives Holland in 1700, and, while synthetic adhesives have virtually captured the market today, animal glue is still Sticky, air-drying concoctions of plant resins and minerals produced...

Large panel structures

Michael Dickson

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.

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Dave Parker

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.

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Sustainable Timber Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Large panel structures 12.1 Introduction to Cross Laminated Even so, CLT systems are now successfully used Timber (CLT) for domestic cross wall and floor construction up to six floors or so, and with proven adequate lateral capacity...

Certification of a sustainable product

Michael Dickson

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.

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Dave Parker

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.

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Sustainable Timber Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Certification of a sustainable product 2.1 Introduction and, without proper economic and informed scientific forest management, is having far reaching consequences As recently as the 1940s, the felling, logging and on the health...