n Journal of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering = Joernaal van die Suid-Afrikaanse Instituut van Siviele Ingenieurswese - Ingenuity and innovation as core activities in civil engineering : technical note

Volume 39, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-2019



The origin of the word 'engineer' is discussed and then used to highlight the need to recognize ingenuity and innovation as core activities in the civil engineering industry. It is argued that until this is done the industry as a whole is unlikely to regain a respected place in society. Some possible starting points for this process are suggested.

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