London’s Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum are currently holding an exhibition called 'Mind over Matter : Contemporary British Engineering, to highlight Britain's status as a world leader in creativity and design.
This exhibition is on display in the Architecture Exhibition Gallery (G128a). (This is part of their Engineering Season, which runs from 18th May – 16th November 2016) To find out more please click here.
Five firms were invited to feature one of their projects. The Xstrata tree top walkway at Kew Gardens was chosen to represent the work of Jane Wernick Associates. Jane has also been invited to give a talk as part of their 'Evening Events' On Friday 7 October at 7 p.m. she will give a talk entitled 'Engineering Delight'. (To book this event please click here).
A full retrospective of Ove Arup’s engineering work is also featured as part of the Engineering Season. To find out more about the V&A engineering season please click here.
Below is a short video interview with Jane Wernick CBE in which she shares her ideas on the importance of working closely with architects and clients to achieve moments of delight in architecture and engineering.