26 April 2018
Innovation in the development and specification of materials for the construction industry is at the heart of the agenda for 2018's Materials for Architecture conference. Two days of talks from industry knowledge leaders will examine the ever-changing world of materials for architecture, construction and design with Mark Pniewski, Director, presenting the topic 'Innovations in concrete: solid ideas that defy preconceptions' on Thursday 26 April. Mark is responsible for Ramboll’s esteemed façades team and has a natural passion for creativity, appreciation for aesthetics and building performance. Andrew Mather, Principal Structural Engineer, is also participating at the conference, taking part in the 'From design stage to post-occupancy: lessons learned in engineered timber construction’ panel discussion on Thursday 26th April. Read more on the event website.
15 May 2018
Forming part of NLA's Inspiring Women programme, the speed mentoring session will bring together the built environment’s next generation of talent with more established professionals from across the sector for a night of encouragement and inspiration, creating an opportunity to discuss a particular challenge or seek career advice. Alex Lawrence, Head of Building Structures, will join the select group of professionals invited to Mentor. The male and female Mentors have been chosen from the NLA Inspiring Women Network and bring a wide range of experience to the table, are actively involved in supporting diversity across their businesses, and can offer expert guidance to those in need of advice. Contact NLA for more information.
18 May 2018
This event showcases the historic use of geosynthetics in rail applications, and the opportunity for using geosynthetics in value engineering, especially in upcoming works contracts for HS2. Jim Flack will be explaining how Ramboll embraced innovation in engineering in the design solutions for railway projects such as Bermondsey Dive Under and Reading. Read more on the event website.
9 February - 19 May 2018
Ramboll are delighted to have provided technical assistance and samples to the ‘Timber Rising: Vertical visions for the cities of tomorrow’ - the first comprehensive exhibition to look at the new revolution in vertical timber building, examining the historical context, as well as addressing issues of safety and urban health. The exhibition explores the sustainability and wellness aspects of using engineered timber, in particular Cross Laminated Timber, considering the modern day use of an enhanced ancient material and the impact that a closer connection to natural materials can have in high-density environments. Read more on the event website.
5 July 2018
Gavin White will be discussing the benefits of offsite construction combined with digital design at the Solid Wood Solutions conference. The event looks to present the benefits of adopting ‘solid wood’ technologies such as glued and cross laminated timber for modern energy efficient buildings. Read more on the event website.