The Shard – ICE evening lecture

Last night's ICE Essex evening meeting was exceptional.  The speaker was Dr Richard Mawer of consulting engineers WSP Cantor Seinuk and the subject of the talk was 'The Shard - Structural Engineering'.  Before Richard gave his talk we held a short Essex Branch AGM as our constitution requires and it was dispatched within 10 minutes …

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Reaching for the sky

The Shard at London Bridge is making fantastic progress in its quest for the giddy heights.  I stopped in there this afternoon on my way back from a business meeting in town to have a look and to take some photos. This enormous structure is located next door to London Bridge Station. Map here. Once completed, …