What do civil engineers do?

Tower Bridge at dusk

Civil engineers are creative people who solve problems. They come up with lots of ideas and then turn them into real things for people around the world to use.

They design the transport systems to keep big cities on the move. They create easy-to-build schools so children in faraway places have somewhere to learn. They use the sun and wind's energy to make electricity for our homes.

And these are just a few of the wonders of civil engineering. Discover more about how civil engineers bring projects to life.

Meet the people who make it happen

Find out more about some of the people responsible for building the structures that help power our lives.

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