About The Institution of Civil Engineers

ICE is home to a global network of civil engineers

The Institution of Civil Engineers
Institute / association
United Kingdom

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is a charity and international membership organisation established to foster and promote the art and science of civil engineering. It was founded in 1818 and was granted a royal charter in 1828. Its head office is at One Great George Street in Westminster, London, and it represents more than 86,000 members worldwide.

As well as supporting its members to become qualified, it also encourages them to continue their professional development by providing a variety of knowledge resources. These include industry-leading publications and tailored training courses.

In September 2015 ICE became a sponsor of Designing Buildings Wiki. ICE's Director of Engineering Knowledge, Nathan Baker, said, “ICE is the world's oldest engineering institution, established nearly 200 years ago. Our knowledge base is rich and diverse, and as a Learned Society, fostering and sharing this knowledge through a variety of resources sits at the heart of what we do. It encourages innovation and excellence in the industry – and ultimately benefits society."

Designing Buildings Wiki Chairman David Trench CBE said, “ICE are a vital addition to our family of high-profile supporters, helping us become a truly comprehensive knowledge base, representative of the whole construction industry."

Articles by ICE on Designing Buildings Wiki include:

  1. The readiness of UK companies to adopt new digital technologies. July 2017
  2. Urban design education. July 2017
  3. NEC4 Alliance contract. July 2017
  4. Global undergrounds - exploring cities within. June 2017
  5. Helping achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. June 2017
  6. NEC4 Design, Build and Operate Contract. June 2017
  7. Follo Line, Norway. June 2017
  8. East West Metro Tunnel, Calcutta. June 2017
  9. NEC4 - legal and insurance aspects. June 2017
  10. Trading systems for water resources. June 2017
  11. Guide Dogs' Inclusivity campaign. May 2017
  12. Place infrastructure at the heart of economic policy. May 2017
  13. Autonomous vehicles and insurance. May 2017
  14. Sustainable Living research project. May 2017
  15. Mixed reality. May 2017
  16. Engineers and politics. May 2017
  17. Dynamic response to energy. Apr 2017
  18. Property flood resilience. Apr 2017
  19. Skills shortage and Brexit. Apr 2017
  20. Professional conduct. Apr 2017
  21. Tunnel Engineering Exhibition 2017. Apr 2017
  22. Building an industrial strategy. Apr 2017
  23. How to connect unconnected vehicles. Apr 2017
  24. Engineering resilience to human threats. Apr 2017
  25. Key Brexit challenges facing infrastructure and construction. Apr 2017
  26. Significant Code Review. Apr 2017
  27. Bamboo. Apr 2017
  28. Safeguarding infrastructure post-Brexit. Apr 2017
  29. State of the nation: Digital transformation. Mar 2017
  30. ICE Grenfell Tower review. July 2017
  31. Inclusivity in engineering. Mar 2017
  32. PFIs and adjudication. Mar 2017
  33. Vital infrastructure and redevelopment. Mar 2017
  34. Routes to low carbon energy. Mar 2017
  35. Energy, resilience and climate change knowledge campaign. Mar 2017
  36. How to make the digital revolution a success. Mar 2017
  37. Infrastructure and cyber attacks. Feb 2017.
  38. Planning and managing Hinkley Point C. Feb 2017
  39. Municipal energy. Feb 2017
  40. Data from smart energy meters. Feb 2017
  41. Structural engineering codes. Feb 2017
  42. Car sharing. Feb 2017
  43. Improving the energy efficiency of buildings. Feb 2017
  44. Why BIM will carry on booming. Jan 2017
  45. ICE Peoples Choice Award 2017. Jan 2017
  46. The challenges facing Hyperloop One. Jan 2017
  47. The role of transport in ending global poverty. Jan 2017
  48. Civil Engineering Procedure. Jan 2017
  49. Jane Jacobs and garden villages. Jan 2017
  50. How new technologies can extend the lifetimes of heritage structures. Jan 2017
  51. The future of green infrastructure. Jan 2017
  52. Engineering in the 21st century. Jan 2017
  53. Forensic engineering in developing countries. Dec 2016
  54. Creating a smarter, more flexible energy system. Dec 2016
  55. Infrastructure under Mayor Sadiq Khan. Dec 2016
  56. Adjudicators and bias. Nov 2016
  57. Industrial plant and construction operations. Nov 2016
  58. Queensferry Crossing. Nov 2016
  59. What has the UK done about carbon reduction since the Paris Agreement? Nov 2016
  60. Marine energy. Oct 2016
  61. Carbon capture and storage. Oct 2016
  62. National Needs Assessment. Oct 2016
  63. Devolution and development. Oct 2016
  64. Earthen construction. Oct 2016
  65. What the new retail market will mean for the water sector. Sept 2016
  66. ICE recommendations on Palace of Westminster. Sept 2016
  67. Smarter future for energy. Sept 2016
  68. Managing and responding to disasters. Sept 2016
  69. Engineers and hurricanes. Sept 2016
  70. Artificial intelligence and civil engineering. August 2016
  71. Birmingham Central Library demolition. August 2016.
  72. Smart motorway. August 2016
  73. Augmented reality in construction. August 2016.
  74. Construction Planning, 2nd ed. August 2016.
  75. Alkali-aggregate reaction. July 2016
  76. Delta Works sea defences. July 2016.
  77. Keeping the Humber bridge moving. July 2016.
  78. BIM in Germany. July 2016.
  79. Brexit - The case for infrastructure. July 2016.
  80. State of the nation: Devolution. June 2016.
  81. Shale gas. June 2016.
  82. Infrastructure Transformation. June 2016.
  83. Water transfers and interconnections. June 2016.
  84. Oil - a global perspective. June 2016.
  85. The use of drones in the construction of Crossrail. June 2016.
  86. Matthew Davidson. June 2016
  87. Captain William Francis Dawson. June 2016
  88. Robert Davies. June 2016
  89. General Hugh Debbieg. June 2016
  90. Major Henry De Bude. June 2016
  91. Sir Bernard De Gomme. June 2016
  92. Delaval family. May 2016
  93. John Theophilus Desaguliers. May 2016
  94. John Peter Desmaretz. May 2016
  95. Natural gas. May 2016.
  96. Marine energy and hydropower. May 2016.
  97. Abraham Darby III. May 2016
  98. William Dargan. May 2016
  99. James Davidson. May 2016
  100. Robert Daglish. May 2016.
  101. Lord Basil William Douglas Daer. May 2016
  102. Road improvement scheme consultation. April 2016.
  103. Ethical sourcing. April 2016
  104. Sustainable water. April 2016.
  105. Recyclable construction materials. April 2016.
  106. Road development process. March 2016.
  107. Types of road and street. March 2016
  108. NEC contracts - road development and management schemes. March 2016.
  109. Hounslow highways pathfinder private finance initiative case study. March 2016.
  110. Ethical sourcing. March 2016.
  111. Groundwater control in urban areas. March 2016.
  112. The NEC and the Z clause. March 2016.
  113. Design standards for road development and improvement schemes. March 2016.
  114. PAS 2080 Carbon management in Infrastructure. March 2016.
  115. Supply chain collaboration. March 2016.
  116. Air Quality Taskforce. February 2016.
  117. Buying green in the construction industry. February 2016.
  118. The use of drones in the construction of Crossrail. November 2015.
  119. Sinkholes. November 2015.
  120. Global positioning systems and global navigation satellite systems. October 2016
  121. Hounslow highways pathfinder private finance initiative case study. October 2015.
  122. Publicly Available Specification to improve the visibility and resilience of buried services. October 2015.
  123. The Trabocchi. September 2015.
  124. Dove Stone Hydropower. August 2015.
  125. Offsite manufacturing. August 2015.
  126. Diversity in the construction industry. June 2015.
  127. Solar energy. June 2015
  128. Institution of Civil Engineers ICE. April 2014.

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