The Best Engineering Becomes Invisible – Let’s Get Over It. Some things have always been true about large engineering projects. The lecture discusses the changes which are required to bring this desirable situation about.
Earlier this year, Imperial College Professor, John Burland travelled to Italy to celebrate the 20th anniversary of a project that prevented the Leaning Tower of Pisa from collapsing. Professor Burland worked as part of a 14 member committee charged with stabilising the tower, which began to develop its characteristic lean after construction progressed to the second floor […]