Engineering and the built environment: Recognising our assumptions

Dr Ellie Cosgrave, Research Associate - Liveable Cities Programme, University College London, sets out some of the assumptions which are taken for granted in the built environment and the importance of beginning to challenge these.

  • Updated: 25 April 2016

Dr Ellie Cosgrave, Research Associate - Liveable Cities Programme, University College London, discusses the importance of recognising and challenging assumptions in engineering practise. Dr Cosgrave highlights that many assumptions in design haven't changed although the context in which decisions are made has moved on.

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