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Mike Chrimes

Stories

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    Today’s engineers need windows on the pastSubscription

    13 September, 2018

    For several years, a stroll along the Tyne quays has provided a lively cityscape of old and new engineering and architecture.

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    Chrimes Watch | Designing hubs for the futureSubscription

    6 August, 2018

    Modern concepts of transport interchange often shroud simple user needs with architectural embellishment and multiple levels of heavily engineered tunnels and crossings. However, the concept itself has underpinned human activity for centuries.

  • Chrimeswatch | Our legacy is a great assetSubscription

    16 April, 2018

    We are now a third of the way through the ICE bicentennial celebrations and I’ve been delighted to see how well they have been going.

  • Chrimeswatch: Pressing ahead to the futureSubscription

    11 December, 2017

    Lord Mair’s Presidential Address in November served as a prelude not only to his Presidential Year, but to the Institution’s bicentenary celebrations.

  • Viewpoint | Pioneering bridge designSubscription

    23 June, 2017

    An English-style landscape garden in northern Germany is an improbable place to find surviving early examples of iron truss bridges.

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    Viewpoint | Gotthard Base TunnelSubscription

    6 July, 2016

    The recent opening of Switzerland’s Gotthard Base Tunnel provides another example of today’s engineers creating engineering wonders that supplant the achievements of a century ago