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Substance with style: the importance of engineering design
3 October 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Speaker: Naeem Hussain
Global Bridge Design Leader, Ove Arup and Partners
Naeem Hussain will give an illustrated lecture on the design of aesthetically pleasing bridges that respect engineering principles and are cost-effective. He will talk about the ethos of design and its role in project success. He will also discuss what may be done to improve competence in engineering design. Naeem is a world leading bridge designer with a lifetime of experience in the design of bridges and transport facilities. He was the concept designer and design leader for the Queensferry Bridge. This three tower cable-stayed bridge is the first in the world to use crossed cables at this scale. He was inducted to the Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame in 2018.
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