‘Design, disasters and development’
WhenThursday, January 25, 2018, 00:00 |
Public lecture by Jo da Silva OBE, winner of The Institution of Structural Engineers’ 2017 Gold Medal.
Jo da Silva was awarded the Gold Medal to recognise the outstanding leadership she has provided as both a structural and humanitarian engineer, and for her distinguished and cross-sectoral work on urban resilience. Jo is an Arup Fellow. She established the International Development group in Arup, as a not for profit business, allowing the firm to make a greater contribution to humanity and development work. Among her many achievements, Jo co-ordinated the efforts of over 100 humanitarian agencies to provide transitional shelter in Sri Lanka following the Indian Ocean Tsunami in 2005, constructing 60,000 shelters in six months.
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