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Q&A: How Are Skyscrapers Engineered? - with Roma Agrawal

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Channel: The Royal Institution
Categories: Physics   |   Science   |   Technology  
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What's the hardest material to build a building out of? How would we build structures on the moon? Roma Agrawal answers audience questions following her talk.

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Buy Roma's book "Built: The Hidden Stories Behind our Structures" now -

Roma Agrawal MBE is a structural engineer, and author, who builds big. From footbridges and sculptures, to train stations and skyscrapers including The Shard her work has left an indelible mark on Londons landscape.

Roma has been awarded international awards for her technical prowess and success in promoting the profession, including the prestigious Royal Academy of Engineerings Rooke Award.

This talk and Q&A was filmed in the Ri on 17 September 2019.

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