January 2015

Head of Geotechnical Engineering wins ICE Award

Credit: Rendel

Andrea Gillarduzzi, Rendel’s Head of Geotechnical Engineering has been awarded the Thomas Telford Premium by the Institution of Civil Engineering for best paper of the year in Forensic Engineering Journal. The award ceremony is scheduled on 9 October 2015.

Andrea’s paper, titled “Investigating property damage along Dublin Port Tunnel alignment” identifies the likely causes of aesthetic and serviceability damage of several residential buildings, which had allegedly been caused, in 2002/2003, by the construction of the northbound bored tunnel carried out as part of the Dublin Port Tunnel scheme.

The paper has been made free-to-all to read in perpetuity on the ICE Virtual Library.

Please click on the link below for a free download of the paper