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Renzo Piano's Shard is the tallest building in Western Europe. This programme looks at how engineers WSP helped the architect realise his design in one of the most constrained sites imaginable. The programme focuses on three main areas: top down construction, the building's hybrid concrete and steel structure and construction of the building's 60m tall spire.
01 February 2013 | by

This programme will cover a range of issues: from the basic explanation of PI and the differentiation between PI and other forms of professional insurance cover; to claims' case studies and examples of the type and extent of your professional duties and responsibilities and the extent of cover required.
01 February 2013 | by
This programme will be of particular relevance to architects and developers with an interest in Passivhaus principles, and for those working on schemes where the aim is to achieve Level 4 of the Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH), and beyond.
31 January 2013 | by

In this series of role plays – based on real life experiences – we will examine a number of commonly encountered problems and will give you tips on how to deal with them.
13 December 2012 | by
This programme looks at how the Sainsbury Laboratory was built. It examines the crucial role engineer Adams Kara Taylor (AKT) II played in realising the highly technical building, including designing the building's long spans and cantilevered walkways, tackling a brief that called for a complete absence of visible expansion joints, and overseeing the complicated in-situ, jointless concrete pours that have helped give this building such a distinctive look.
08 October 2012 | by
The programme is a studio-based interview with architect and CDM-co-ordinator Paul Bussey from Scott Brownrigg. Against the backdrop of the current Working at Height Regulations, Paul sets out the dangers and explains the delicate balance that architects must strike between giving clients what they want and ensuring that those constructing and maintaining the building do not face unreasonable levels of risk while carrying out their work.
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A key aim of the Government's new Construction Strategy is a push for truly collaborative project procurement; however project insurance remains one of the most potentially divisive issues facing the project team. This programme examines a possible solution called Integrated Project Insurance or IPI where one policy covers the entire scheme.
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