From Sydney to Scotland: the art of engineering reputations
In the ever-increasing cast of characters in the Scottish parliament debacle, the structural engineer is noticeable by its absence.Given that the controversy centres on cost and that the structural complexity of the project is clearly a contributing factor, the low profile of the engineer is extraordinary - but undoubtedly deliberate.Arup was well placed to predict the troubles that beset the Holyrood project. It has been here before - many times, but perhaps most famously in the saga ...
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