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Realising the Design – Design for Construction 2

Institution of Structural Engineers

Tuesday, 11 October 2016 from 18:00 to 20:00 (BST)

Realising the Design – Design for Construction 2

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Realising the Design – Design for Construction 2


Design for Construction 1 looked at a variety of ways that design at the front end could influence the end product while the contractor realises the design of the designer.  Part 2 looks more specifically at methods of preassembling components into parts, or the whole of the structure, for safety, speed of construction and cost effectiveness.  This can also impact on the early design but often requires temporary works within the structure to accommodate the reverse loadings which ca be imposed during the build process.


Angus Cormie BSc CEng FIStructE FICE FIES MWeldI, Chief Engineer, J&D Pierce Contracts Ltd 

Angus has many years’ experience in the design and construction of building structures with consulting engineers, main contractors, manufacturers and specialist sub-contractors.  He is Chief Engineer at J&D Pierce one of Scotland’s largest steel fabricators. 

He has been a Board and Council Member of ISE.  He was chair of the Papers Awards Panel for many years and was recently Chair of the Design Practice Committee and on the Engineering Leadership Group.  He served two terms on SCOSS and is currently a Director of SER Ltd.  

He has spoken regularly to the Branch/Regional Groups on a variety of design and construction related topics and was the executive editor of the recent ISE publication on Structural Design – Achieving Excellence.

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Institution of Structural Engineers
47-58 Bastwick Street
EC1V 3PS London
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Tuesday, 11 October 2016 from 18:00 to 20:00 (BST)

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Institution of Structural Engineers

The Institution of Structural Engineers is the world’s largest membership organisation dedicated to the art and science of structural engineering.

The Institution has over 27,000 members working in 105 countries around the world.

The Institution is an internationally recognised source of expertise and information concerning all issues that involve structural engineering and public safety within the built environment.

The core work of the Institution is supporting and protecting the profession of structural engineering by upholding professional standards and acting as an international voice on behalf of structural engineers.

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