Harriet Kirk, Ramboll graduate engineer for geotechnics was recently selected as an outstanding candidate in the New Civil Engineer Graduate Awards. Harriet was awarded a place as joint runner-up and besides a cash prize, was referred to by Antony Oliver, chairman of judges as "civil engineering’s brightest new talent - passionate, articulate and very enthusiastic– one of our profession’s future leaders"
The Candle House residential development at Granary Wharf in Leeds, has won three prestigious RIBA Yorkshire White Rose Awards for design excellence in architecture and the built environment. The awards include the Housing Award, Gold Award for architecture and the highly coveted Building of the Year, which also included Waterman’s Place.
Every year, Ramboll hosts a competition for tertiary students called 'Design By' with the aim of developing training and skills. The third annual event was held in November in the London office, and engineering students from a number of London's universities took part.
On 29th November, UK engineers from Ramboll together with their Norwegian counterparts are hosting an informal evening with Norwegian practice Various Architects and a cross section of the architectural and design community of Oslo. The topic is advanced engineering modelling and optimisation.
Harriet Kirk, graduate engineer in Ramboll's geotechnics group, is one of only six people shortlisted for the New Civil Engineer's Graduate Awards 2010 final. She was selected from a record entry of 118 graduates from over 50 companies, some as far away as Australia, Hong Kong and India.
Aldar's Ferrari World opened on 4 November in Abu Dhabi, and in the UK, 60 of Ramboll's engineers celebrated the fruition of four years of intense activity. Involved in every aspect of the park's unique design from concept to completion, they are understandably proud of this achievement. Big enough to house two Millennium Domes, the much anticipated theme park delivers an experience that truly lives up to the passion, exhilaration and technical innovation associated with the Ferrari name.
Ramboll is once again supporting the School of Civil Engineering at University of Leeds, with Director Simon Smith presenting 'For the love of engineering' as part of the C F Lunoe Trust lecture series.
The Hepworth Wakefield has been successfully shortlisted for the Concrete Society Awards 2010, which celebrate excellence in the use of concrete.
Now in its 42nd year, these prestigious awards are among some of the most established construction events in the UK and take pride of place in the industry calendar, with the highly coveted "Overall winner" award and "Certificates of Excellence" awards. The winner will be announced at The Concrete Society Annual Awards Dinner on 12 November 2010.
The annual Ramboll Technical Forum took place at the Wellcome Collection Conference Centre in London this month and has again proved to be an invaluable forum for knowledge sharing. A series of 12 technical papers were presented by Ramboll engineers to their colleagues, and the afternoon's presentations were opened to external guests from architectural practices, contractors and the media.
Ramboll has been appointed by Statsbygg, on behalf of the Norwegian government, as the full multi-disciplinary engineering services provider on the new state-of-the-art Norwegian National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo.
Aylesbury Waterside Theatre celebrated its opening night on 12th October 2010, marking the conclusion of the first phase of the town centre's regeneration by Aylesbury Vale District Council. To create this landmark structure, the council called upon Ramboll's full range of multi-disciplinary expertise. Detailed 3D modelling of the stunning design by renowned theatre architects Arts Team enabled Ramboll's engineers to use a collaborative approach to develop a fully integrated solution.