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Interview: Tristram Carfrae, Arup, on smarter construction and holistic design

Arup director Tristram Carfrae was recently awarded the Institution of Structural Engineers Gold Medal

19 August 2014

As the world’s population increasingly flocks towards urban centres, smarter construction methods and more efficient cities are essential. E&T caught up with Tristram Carfrae, deputy chairman of Arup, to find out about the importance of a holistic view of the built environment.

Interview with designer Tom Karen

Tom Karen

11 August 2014

With a portfolio full of classics, Tom Karen's success as an industrial designer and an eye for the 'gorgeous' is currently on show at Cambridge University.

Scottish referendum: business opinions from both sides

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11 August 2014

On the eve of the Independence referendum we hitch an imaginary ride on one of Scotland’s engineering novelties – a Spanish-built Edinburgh tram – and take our own straw poll of what the passengers think.

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