Alexandra Wynne's stories
Super tall, super smart | OverviewSubscription
The world’s top cities are instantly recognisable by their skylines – the finest examples of tall building architecture and engineering have helped create iconic metropolises for decades.
MPs must quit failing Palace, agrees committeeSubscription
MPs must vacate the failing Palace of Westminster for six years to make way for urgent repairs to be made, a senior committee has urged.
Battersea Power Station piling underwaySubscription
Geotechnical contractor Bauer is carrying out piling works on the iconic Battersea Power Station in London.
Green light for 27.8MW Kent biomass scheme Subscription
Construction on a new 27.8MW combined heat and power biomass plant near Sandwich in Kent is set to start, following a £160M investment.
Arup's total design legacySubscription
A major retrospective at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London shows how Ove Arup’s Total Design philosophy is as fresh today as it was when first conceived.
So we have our new prime minister. One thing’s for sure, the news comes as a big tick for women’s equality. What is less certain is how it affects infrastructure and our industry’s workload.
HS2 shifts Sheffield station to city centreSubscription
High Speed 2 (HS2) Ltd has proposed ditching plans to send its services to a parkway station on the outskirts of Sheffield in favour of using the existing central station.
BIM pioneer awarded engineering medalSubscription
Civil engineer and computer scientist Jonathan Ingram is to be awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering Prince Philip Medal for his work developing the system that heralded Building Information Modelling (BIM).
Green light for Midland Metro extensionSubscription
Plans for an £18M extension of the Midland Metro in Wolverhampton were given the go-ahead today.
Society is increasingly demanding underground space to meet its needs and the civil engineering profession is increasingly responding to that need.