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BECKETT, Bruce Probart (1924 - 2012), Chartered Architect, Town and Country Planner and Building Consultant in private practice, 1984–97

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Manufacturing and Construction; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Engineering and Technology; History of Architecture; Architecture; Individual Architects and Architectural Firms. 292 words.

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Does form follow function?

David Blockley.

in Structural Engineering

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture; Engineering and Technology; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 5134 words.

In c.15 bc, the Roman Vitruvius stated that a good building should satisfy three requirements: durability, utility, and beauty. ‘Does form follow function?’ examines utility and beauty. It...

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Everything has structure

David Blockley.

in Structural Engineering

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture; Engineering and Technology; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 5199 words.

‘Everything has structure’ considers the fundamental nature and role of structure and the relationship of structural engineering with other engineering disciplines and with architecture....

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From Stonehenge to skyscrapers

David Blockley.

in Structural Engineering

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture; Engineering and Technology; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 4992 words.

‘From Stonehenge to skyscrapers’ considers the history of structure as part of human progression. From the ancient structures of Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids through to the...

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LATHAM, Michael (Anthony) (<i>born</i> 1942), Partnering Advisor, Willmott Dixon Ltd, 2010–12 (Chairman, 1999–2002; Deputy Chairman, 2002–09)

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Manufacturing and Construction; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Engineering and Technology; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; History of Architecture; Architecture; Individual Architects and Architectural Firms; Political History; Politics. 271 words.

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MARTIN, Kit (<i>born</i> 1947), Projects Consultant, The Prince’s Regeneration Trust, since 2006

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Manufacturing and Construction; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Engineering and Technology; History of Architecture; Architecture; Individual Architects and Architectural Firms. 257 words.

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Movers and shakers

David Blockley.

in Structural Engineering

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture; Engineering and Technology; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 5249 words.

What do a jumbo jet, a cruise ship, a long span bridge, and a tall skyscraper have in common? They are, in essence, gigantic tubes or boxes that act as beams. ‘Movers and shakers’ examines...

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Resilience

David Blockley.

in Structural Engineering

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture; Engineering and Technology; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 5613 words.

What are the risks? How big are they? ‘Resilience’ considers some central questions faced by structural engineers. Structures are safety critical—when they fail people may be killed—but no...

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Structural Engineering

David Blockley.

September 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Theory of Architecture; Engineering and Technology; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 152 pages.

Every object has structure. Structure is the difference between a random pile of components and a fully functional object. Through structure the parts connect to make the whole. Natural...

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THOMAS, Wyndham (<i>born</i> 1924), Chairman, Cambridge New Town Corporation PLC, 1999–2008

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Manufacturing and Construction; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Engineering and Technology; History of Architecture; Architecture; Architectural Structure and Design. 173 words.

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