City Site !
MESSAGE FROM THE LARGEST contribution to the
quality of life that we enjoy.
is made by engineers . Clean , safe water , efficient transportation system ,
flood hazard control , waste management , a seismic buildings , electric power
generation and distribution schemes and so forth . Most of that , however , has
been accomplished in virtual anonymity . We engineers and only we are to blame
for this state of affairs . We have refused or neglected to take credit
for these accomplishments . How do we recover?
The first step : Do good work
and then tell the world about it , making our stories exciting . Let the
public visualize a world without engineering " the ingenious ingredient "
so that our achievements are put in the proper perfective. A world without
bridges , tall buildings , clean water , electricity , communication , rapid
transportation . Then we should all visibly show pride in our profession by
putting " Eng." in front of our names like some of our colleagues in Europe and
The second step
: The compensation for our services has to be
valued and performance based , not traded like a commodity
, The best trained minds will not choose engineering consultancy if the
compensation is not on a par with other learned professions , such as medicine .
Securing the future
: Let us step out of the shadows of
anonymity & exercise leadership in the challenges facing the world in the 21st
century. We must become authoritative voices to plead the case for
sustainability & prudent resource utilization . Let's quit talking to ourselves
and communicate with those who can restore our image . But our voices will not
be heard unless we step out of the crowd and up to the podium . Will the
ENG .WILLIAM D
LEWIS , FIDIC PRESIDENT
& IT .
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