V&A Museum

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Guernsey: Wednesday 18th November 7:30pm, Les Cotils Hotel

Jersey: Thursday 19th November 8:00pm, Pomme D’Or Hotel

A unique and complex structure with twisting, folding exterior walls. V&A Dundee combines ambitious modern architecture with a dramatic location on the banks of the River Tay. It is designed by Japanese architects Kengo Kuma & Associates, with structural engineering by Arup.

Come and join us to find out how the design team overcame a range of structural design and coordination challenges to deliver Scotland’s newest iconic building.

Come and join us to find out how the design team overcame a range of structural design and coordination challenges to deliver Scotland’s newest iconic buildings.

Dan Clipsom is a chartered structural engineer and automation specialist who has built a career path over 16 years at Arup that bridges the gap between traditional design approaches and new advanced digital possibilities. He lead the structural design for V&A Dundee, working with the architect to develop the structural form of the building and delivering the detailed design of the complex curved concrete walls that form the outer shell of the building.

For Jersey Lectures – the talk will start at 8:00pm (which is free to attend) but is proceeded by an optional dinner, starting at 6:30pm. If you wish to attend the dinner at a cost of £22.50pp bookings can be made via Eventbrite. If you have any dietary requirements, please email chairman.jsy@cigpe.com.

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