Author: Jackie Whitelaw
1 March 2021
In this personal perspective, Tom Newby argues that high-income countries have a moral responsibility to decarbonise faster, and urges structural engineers to advocate for changes in the way infrastructure is designed and built in order to work towards this goal.
Jo reflects on her own career and looks ahead to 2050, discussing the role structural engineers play in creating safe, sustainable, inclusive and resilient cities.
Expedition Engineering director Julia Ratcliffe has travelled the globe creating elegant and practical structures in places and situations as diverse as New York and post tsunami Thailand. Her latest challenge is leading the team designing the Institution’s new headquarters building. Jackie Whitelaw went to meet her in the first of a new series of profiles.