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One Angel Square copyright Palin Images
Buro Happold

News

14/11/2013

Ahead of its official opening by the Queen, The Co-operative Group’s new head office in Manchester has been declared the most environmentally friendly new build in the world. One Angel Square has been awarded a score of 95.16%;...

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Sarah Prichard
Buro Happold

News

25/09/2013

We are delighted to announce that lead civil/structural associate director, Sarah Prichard, has been shortlisted for the...

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Buro Happold

Project

15/01/2013

The Brunswick, formerly known as the Brunswick Centre, is a Grade II Listed, mixed use, low rise, high density urban development within a concrete and glass megastructure. Comprising retail units, cinema, social housing and car parking, the Brunswick is one of London’s iconic buildings from the 1960s and is a 2008 winner of The Civic Trust Awards.

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Buro Happold

Project

12/06/2012

The London 2012 Olympic Waterpolo Arena is the first ever bespoke waterpolo venue constructed for an Olympic Games, and has been designed to satisfy the unusual sightline requirements of this sport.

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Buro Happold

Project

23/04/2012

Opened to the public in 2011, the Museum of Liverpool is one of the world’s leading city history museums and the largest newly created national museum in the UK for over a hundred years. Situated alongside the Three Graces in Liverpool’s historic waterfront setting, it will showcase Liverpool’s social history and popular culture while setting a global benchmark for other museums of its kind.

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Buro Happold

Project

27/02/2012

Located in the southern part of Turin in the Lingotto district, the venue, features a 400m oval ice track and is the work of Buro Happold, HOK SVE and Studio Zoppini Associati, winners of an international tender for the project.

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Buro Happold

Project

19/02/2012

Buro Happold worked as part of ‘Team Stadium’ an integrated design and construction team led by Sir Robert McAlpine to deliver the Stadium which, in legacy, will be a world-class athletics venue for the communities within London and beyond.

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Buro Happold

Project

23/11/2011

The New Doha International Airport (NDIA), located in Doha, Qatar, will serve as the official gateway to the Middle East and set the benchmark in airport service standards, efficiency, and passenger convenience. Opening...

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Buro Happold

Project

29/09/2011

With the goal of expanding its scientific core discipline, Harvard University has embarked on an ambitious master plan to develop their Allston Campus with the proposed Allston Science Complex. 

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Buro Happold

Project

27/09/2011

Elegantly placed in the rural Arkansas landscape, the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is a series of seven concrete, glass and wood pavilions set along a stream bed. Within the complex are permanent and temporary galleries, a library, meeting areas, an auditorium, indoor and outdoor areas for public events, sculpture gardens and walking trails.

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Buro Happold

Project

19/04/2011

A shimmering, transparent form sitting on the famous Lansdowne Road site, the Aviva Stadium offers Dublin both a visually spectacular venue and the first truly ‘responsive’ stadium building of its type in the world, its form and...

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Buro Happold

Project

19/04/2011

Designed around the theme of assembly and open debate, the Forum is a central part of the University of Exeter’s campus. The Forum Project saw several structures built or refurbished and enclosed under a stunning gridshell roof. As well as unifying these buildings and hosting a dramatic new reception, the roof shelters a range of state of the art teaching and discussion spaces.

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WA100 2014
Buro Happold

News

03/01/2014

Buro Happold is delighted to announce that the consultancy has been voted the top service engineer and the number two structural engineer

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North Bennet Street School

News

11/11/2013

Newly expanded North Bennet Street School recently held a special dedication event, opened by  Boston’s mayor Thomas Menino, to reveal its newly completed building on 150 North Street in Boston, USA. The historic and...

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Photograph of DALE © Taiyo Watanabe
Buro Happold

News

06/11/2013

There is a lot to be said for friendly competition, and few events say it more eloquently than the Solar Decathlon. Launched in 2002 by the U.S. Department of Energy, the biennial event challenges university teams “to design,...

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Baylor Stadium - rendering © Populous
Buro Happold

News

04/11/2013

College football has long served as a nexus of campus life, bringing together students, alumni and the broader community. At Baylor University a new stadium, scheduled to open next fall, takes this idea to new levels. Set...

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Pinnacle Bank Arena
Buro Happold

News

04/11/2013

The recently completed University of Nebraska’s Pinnacle Bank Arena is a 16,000 seat sports and entertainment venue which is already proving to be a catalyst for growth in Lincoln’s West Haymarket district, spurring the...

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Heydar Aliyev International Airport
Buro Happold

News

08/10/2013

The new international terminal at Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku has officially opened. Ilham Aliyev, Azerbaijan’s president recently attending the ribbon cutting ceremony for the...

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Pinnacle Bank Arena
Buro Happold

News

16/09/2013

Nebraska’s new Pinnacle Bank Arena opened for its first concert on September 13;  with tickets a sell out for singer/songwriter Michael Bublé's performance. Buro Happold, who provided structural engineering on the...

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Library of Birmingham copyright Christian Richters

News

29/08/2013

Following five years of planning, design and construction the new Library of Birmingham is due to open to the public. Appointed in 2008 Buro Happold has been a key member of the design team, that created this state of the art new...

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Time for timber
Buro Happold

Blog

23/08/2013

As forests are capable of absorbing atmospheric carbon dioxide as they grow, they are of key importance in our fight to reduce the effects of climate change and are known as carbon sinks.  However recently, an article in...

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London 2012 opening ceremony
Buro Happold

Blog

14/08/2013

Just over a year ago on 27th July 2012 London came alive to the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. Those of us at Buro Happold who had spent so much time working towards this were delighted with the overwhelming...

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City of London ©Tansri Muliani
Buro Happold

Blog

16/07/2013

The annual tall buildings conference organised by the CTBUH was held in London this June and I attended along with Wolf...

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Buro Happold

Blog

12/07/2013

Ramadan started in the Middle East on Wednesday (10th July) after the moon sighting committee had spotted the crescent moon and it will last for 29 or...

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Crystal Bridges
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Video

27/10/2011

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