Designer values

Edwards, Kevin
July 2003
Engineer (00137758);7/11/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7631, p21
Comments on the reaction of Brian Hammond to the Institution of Engineering Designers' appointment of Claire Curtis-Thomas as honorary president. Reflection of the growing presence and importance of women in the engineering design profession; Objection to Hammond's opinion that engineering design is degenerating to all frills and no substance to such extent that it is tantamount to couture design.


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