Our Podium talks continue the culture founded by Bill Curtin of sharing expertise and prompting conversations in the construction industry.
Richard Lewis and Ben Ziff discuss the challenges faced during the refurbishment of a 50 year old multi-storey Car Park.
Andy Buckley- Principal Engineer in our Leeds office, discusses the design process of The Word Central Library & Digital Media Centre and the use of 3D modelling.
Matt Rudman, Technical Director at the Leeds office discusses the importance of apprenticeships at Curtins and in investing in young talent. Adam Gibbons, shares the advantages of being a Curtins Apprentice Engineer.
Richard Osbond, Technical Director at the Leeds office discusses the design of factory 2050- the world’s first ever reconfigurable factory.
Nic Webb, Technical Director at the Leeds office shares the design challenges at the Merrion Centre Car Park.
John-Paul Giles discusses the benefits of using 3D modelling and the advantage of being able to create a 3D Virtual Model for the Factory 2050 project.
Andy Buckley discusses the Design of the new Innovation and Enterprise Centre at the University of Leeds, which forms part of the master-plan for research laboratories and classroom spaces.
Jonathan Turner discusses the multi-award winning, conference and events centre ‘The Blackburn Wing’ at Bowcliffe Hall. Inspired by Britain’s most famous aviation pioneer Robert Blackburn, Jonathan’s vision was a treehouse design with an aviation theme.
Paul Mitchell, architect and chairman at The Harris Partnership discusses the design process of the unique Blackburn Wing at Bowcliffe Hall.
Andy Saville, Associate at Curtins, discusses the unique structural design and challenges faced at the Blackburn Wing at Bowcliffe Hall.
Matt Woodhall talks about his experience working on The Mailbox in Birmingham and why having the existing drawings helped with further developments to the building.
Dave Turnbull discusses how Curtins use Virtual Reality in today’s construction industry, from inception to late stages of design.
Roger Hawkins of Hawkins Brown discusses the AJ/Curtins Inspiring Graduate Prize. Roger was a judge for the award in 2015.
Watch Wayne Hardy sketch out the concept for the arrangement of a bracing frame mount.
Dan Evans and Wayne Hardy join up with John Jeffery of HawkinsBrown to discuss the design of Ark Putney Academy.
John Caine discusses our founder Bill Curtin and how his understanding of structural masonry and innovative ideas still influence how we work today.
Dan Evans talks about how Curtins add value to educate estates by using innovative modern construction methods in refurbishment works.
Jon Moister gives an insight into the issues around PRS.
Dan Evans talks about how Curtins hit their breakthrough on the design of research buildings and references our experience working on the new Michael Uren building.
Diarmuid Healy talks about how evolution of the industry has led to changes in using tools and technologies in carrying out structural appraisals.