climate resources

Practical help on taking action as structural and civil engineers, mostly from the IStructE.

a small project timeline

A building project can be daunting, especially if you have not done one before. It helps to understand the basic stages. Here’s a simple set of steps…

advice for clients procuring design certification

We have prepared a fact sheet for clients seeking design certification services, particularly those not familiar with the Scottish building control system such as structural…

about scope of information for design certification

For details on the scope of information required for design certification, please refer to this document.

about civil engineering

Civil engineering is the professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the built environment. Put simply, civil engineers build bridges,…

about structural engineering

At its simplest, structural engineering is about making sure buildings don’t collapse. In practice, it is a complex discipline, requiring a broad knowledge of many…

about design certification / SER certificates

Our in-house guide to all things design certification related

about warrants & building control approval

Everything you need to know about buildings warrant/building control approval