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BATir is excited to welcome Bill Addis for a brief stay in Brussels at the end of November 2016.You are all cordially invited to attend his public lecture “The nature of progress in designing engineering structures” on Monday, November 21, 6.30 pm in room UB5.230.

Bill Addis is the author of over 100 publications on the history of building engineering,construction materials and building design. He worked for 17 years as an academic at theUniversity of Reading and later 15 years with consulting engineers Buro Happold. He hasrecently been Affiliated Lecturer at the University of Cambridge, Visiting Professor at theTor Vergata University in Rome, Guest Professor at the University of Innsbruck and iscurrently Visiting Professor at the University of San Sebastian. He is the Chairman of theEditorial Advisory Panel for Engineering History and Heritage published by the Institution ofCivil Engineers in London and was co-editor of Construction History.

Bill Addis 21 11 2016