British Group of IABSE


Mr. Ian Firth

Flint & Neill Ltd
Bevis Marks House
24 Bevis Marks
London  EC3A 7JB
Phone: +44-20-7940 7600
Fax    : +44-20-7940 7601


Mr. Mark Bulmer

2 City Walk
Leeds LS11 9AR

Phone: +44-113-391 6800
Fax    : +44-113-391 6899

News / Coming Events / Activities / Meetings


September 7, 2017
 -  The British Group of IABSE is pleased to announce that this year's winner of the coveted Milne Medal is Roger Ridsdill Smith, Head of Structural Engineering and a Senior Partner at Foster + Partners. Every year, the British Group of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) awards a medal to an individual engineer for excellence in structural design, read more here..

September 15, 2017
 -  The 11th Future of Design Conference London 2017 will be held at the South Kensington Campus of the Imperial College London on September 15, 2017. Presentations, talks and workshops during the day conference will provide a unique platform to engage with influential and inspiring individuals on the design challenges that we face in the future. Young designers will participate in two competitions to showcase their creativity and innovative work/research, more..

October 7 - 8, 2017 - The British Group of IABSE is arranging a study tour to Spain to visit some of the most notable buildings and structures in Madrid. The tour includes modern and historic structures that have been selected for their engineering and architectural interest, to illustrate technical achievements in the city. Some of these include: Zarzuela Hippodrome and the newly opened Eduardo Torroja Museum, Madrid Rio development, Prado and Reina Sofia Museums and several footbridges, more..

Event Reports 2016

November 24, 2016 The Milne Medal is awarded to an individual engineer for excellence in structural design, both in the overall concept and in the attention to detail in their work, and is named in recognition of the late Bob Milne, who served for many years as the Honorary Secretary of the IABSE British Group. James O’Callaghan wowed a packed audience at the IStructE headquarters with his presentation for the 2016 Milne Medal. Read the report..

Henderson Colloquium 2016  - Report
Since 1975 the British Group of IABSE have held a two day colloquium in Cambridge every summer for about 25 invited participants. The purpose of the event is to exchange views on a structural engineering theme of topical importance. Each participant is invited to make a short presentation to trigger constructive discussions in the relaxed surroundings of Christ’s College. Delegates at the 2016 Henderson Colloquium met to discuss “The Restoration and Preservation of Historic Structures”.  Read the report by Jason Hyde here..
'Future of Design London' Report

On September 8, 2016, built environment professionals gathered for the 10th IABSE British Group Future of Design event in London. Aimed at promoting innovation and collaboration to young designers, attendees were treated to a day full of inspiration, creativity and discussion.
Read the report by Harpreet Singh Sidhu here..

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Video Report on Future of Design Conference, organised by the IABSE  British Group on September 18, 2014.


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