Dave Parker, BSc, CEng, FICE, FRSA, FIQA, was Technical Editor of New Civil Engineer magazine for 12 years before leaving in May 2006 to become a freelance author and journalist. Since then Dave has been involved in three book projects, on microgeneration, tall buildings and sustainable timber design, either as author, editor or co-author. He is a former Visiting Professor of Civil Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast, and during his time at NCE he successfully campaigned for the establishment of the CROSS confidential reporting scheme.
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Any new River Thames crossing in the heart of London faces formidable regulatory constraints.
An ancient Japanese wood preservation technique has gone on trial as part of an Arts Council funded project on the Hampshire coast.
Super dense concrete has solved a tricky basement challenge in Sweden. Dave Parker reports.
- Timber structures: Loaded lumber
- Technical Excellence: A structured approach to erosion
- Technical Excellence: Leaving floods at the door
- Technical Excellence: Sophisticated spans
- Fears emerge that imported Dutch precast concrete blocks could be hazardous waste
- Structures: Smart and cool
- The structural challenges behind artist's 'melting house' installation