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Mike Cook

In this Emergent Technologies and Design keynote lecture, Mike Cook reconsiders the role of architects and engineers in a world that is changing at a seemingly suicidal pace.

Mike Cook(MA, PhD, CEng, FREng, Hon EngD, FIStructE) is a distinguished structural engineer. He was elected Chairman of Buro Happold from 2011 to 2017 and in 2020 he was honoured with the IStructE Gold Medal for his innovative engineering and contribution to the profession. He is a Fellow and past Vice-President of the Institution of Structural Engineers, and a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. He is also a Professor of Engineering at Imperial College, London where he teaches Creative Design. In 2019 Mike led the profession in establishing Declarations of Climate Emergency across Structural, Civil and Building Services Engineering and continues to campaign for urgent action across the construction industry to mitigate ongoing climate and bio-diversity degradation.

M.Arch Keynote – Emergent Technologies and Design

Date:Wednesday 13 January 2021

Time:14:30 – 16:00


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Source: AA School of Architecture