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Buildings & Structures

If you want to design buildings or structures for a living, a sound knowledge of physics won't go amiss.

After taking physics at school or college you can then train to become an Architect or a Civil Engineer. Architects design all sorts of buildings, everything from schools to skyscrapers. Civil engineers build the other structures that are vital for modern society - such as bridges, dams and tunnels.

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Haydn is an architect who designs buildings around…

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Structural Engineer

Roma is an associate structural engineer at WSP…

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Tunnel Engineer

Sue is a civil engineer working on the Thames T…

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Institute of Civil Engineering


Royal Institute of British Architects


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