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Modern buildings could last 1,000 years. Understanding how to renew and reinvent them will stretch the skills of engineers, starting now.
Structures Restructured | South Bank TowerSubscription
Existing high rise can go higher as London’s South Bank Tower has proved, following the addition of 11 extra storeys.
Structures Restructured | Cape Town grain silosSubscription
Proving what can be done to reuse existing assets, a disused grain silo has been reborn as a museum in Cape Town, South Africa.
Structures Restructured | Reusing old buildingsSubscription
Engineers renewing old buildings need the skills of a surgeon and an understanding of when less intervention can be more.
Two years on from the historic COP21 deal on climate change, global carbon emissions are higher than ever. What is going to force civil engineers into action?
Crunching Carbon | Who is taking the initiative?Subscription
Two years have passed since the UK launched the world’s first standard for managing infrastructure carbon. So who is using it?
Singpore's transport programmeSubscription
Singapore’s government has a will to propel the country into being one of the most advanced countries in the world, and when it says it will build something, it does it.
Paris Metro expansion | Delivering with DataSubscription
In Paris, a Metro station is never more than 500m away and the 117 year old subway system is one of the densest in the world.
Germany looks to LNG to cut emissionsSubscription
Germany has ambitious carbon reduction targets. Under its Energiewende green energy programme, it is aiming to slash greenhouse gas emissions by 95% on 1990 levels by 2050.
Engineering a Better World | Water gridVideoSubscription
Drummond Modley, Wessex Water’s programme manager outlines the sustainability benefits of a new water supply grid installed across three counties in the South West.
Tunnelling | Stockholm City LineSubscription
Sweden has just celebrated the completion of one of its most ambitious infrastructure projects.
Engineering a better world | CarbonVideoSubscription
We interview Tees Valley Combined Authority’s Sarah Tennison about proposals for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS).
Engineering a better world | KenyaVideoSubscription
Kibera is the largest slum in Kenya, with over 700,000 residents, 30,000 of which are at risk of flooding.