International Federation for Structural Concrete delegation tours Louvre Abu Dhabi

Thu 22-03-2018 15:22 PM

ABU DHABI, 22nd March, 2018 (WAM) — A delegation of the International Federation for Structural Concrete (fib), and the Society of Engineers – UAE, has toured Louvre Abu Dhabi to explore and examine the architecture and pioneering construction techniques of the museum.

The FIB president and board members were in the UAE to attend the first FIB – UAE Engineering Week, which was organised by the Society from 20th to 22nd March, with events in both Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

The delegation included Hugo Corres Peiretti, FIB President; Professor Gyorgy L. Balazs, Honourary President of FIB Head of Department of Construction Materials and Technologies; Dr. David Fernandez-Ordonez, FIB Secretary-General; Dr. Ir. A.J. Bigaj van Vliet, Senior Scientist Integrator TNO/Structural Reliability, and Dr. Katalin Kopecsko, from the Department of Engineering Geology and Geotechnics, as well as members from the Society of Engineers – UAE.



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