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On the spot

Name: Ignacio Barandiaran

Age: 31

Born: USA, but raised in Chile. Lived in USA last ten years. Has been with Arup for six years

Qualifications: Physics degree from Balliol College, Oxford. Two masters degrees in engineering and architecture from University of California Berkeley

Best thing in working life: Creating a design and seeing it come to fruition

... and the worst: Late nights

Secret of success: Be a good team player

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