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As a world leading engineering consultancy BuroHappold Engineering constantly features in the news around the globe. We provide updates on our projects, expert commentary on industry issues and legislation, as well as insight and ‘what-ifs’ about our latest technical and practical innovations in the built environment.

To find out more about how we’re changing the world in which we live, work and play, browse our archive of news stories and research below. You can filter the list to see just what you’re after, and if you need to know more contact a member of our press team or email us at enquiries@burohappold.com.

Who owns bridge design?

17/10/2014 Written by Tanya Ross Be the first to comment

Billed as a heavyweight clash between titans of the bridge fraternity, the recent debate, Who owns bridge design?

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Changing Course: Reimagining the Lower Mississippi River Delta

16/10/2014 Be the first to comment

Nothing brings home a point like a cover story, and in October 5th’s New York Times Magazine

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Massive Open Online Courses: have they found their niche?

13/10/2014 Written by Mike Entwisle Be the first to comment

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have been a talking point in the higher education sector for some time now, with many of the world’s top universities providing access to high quality course material through organisatio

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BuroHappold education projects triumph again in Singapore

10/10/2014 Be the first to comment

Following on from the University of Exeter Forum being named as Higher Education/Research Building of the Year at the prestigious World Architecture Festival in 2013, BuroHappold Engineering is delighted to announce th

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The Sunday Times British Homes Award 2014

09/10/2014 Written by Stacey Carter Be the first to comment

BuroHappold Engineering, along with Assael architects and Grainger PLC, has won two accolades at The Sunday Times British Homes Awards for Macaulay Walk, Clapham, London. The scheme whi

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Y magazine issue three - out now!

07/10/2014 Be the first to comment

In this third edition of Y we continue to celebrate the wonderful spectrum of engineering. We speak with Peggy Liu about how China’s getting greener; we marvel at the ingenuity applied to movi

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New concert hall of Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice

03/10/2014 Be the first to comment

The new home of the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra, one of the most cutting edge and distinguished cultural objects in Poland opened on 1st October, 2014 in Katowice.

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Categories: Culture, Poland


Creating Crest; an installation for the V&A’s John Madejski Garden

29/09/2014 Be the first to comment

As part of the London Design Festival 2014 BuroHappold Engineering has been working with Zaha Hadid Architects to create an installation for the V&A’s John Madejski Garden.A commission from

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Categories: United Kingdom


Revitalising old traditions using modern innovation

25/09/2014 Be the first to comment

With resource shortages of both food and construction materials an ever present issue, world leading engineering practice BuroHappold Engineering has been working with London based architect Sandra Piesik of 3 ideas Ltd to create a sustainable solution to store food at the Al Ain UNESCO World Heritage site in the UAE.

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Categories: Culture, UAE


UBI Index Ranks Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator in Top 10

22/09/2014 Written by Jodi Christopher Be the first to comment

BuroHappold Engineering's Los Angeles office is proud to announce the UBI Index recently ranked the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) in its world-renowed list of top 10 university...

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High Line at the Rail Yards to Open September 21

18/09/2014 Written by Erika Capek Be the first to comment

The third and northernmost section of the 1.45-mile long High Line will open to the public Sunday, September 21. The elevated freight rail structure on Manhattan’s West Side, stretches from Gansevoort Street in the Meatpacking...

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Higher education projects named best around world by Architectural Digest

10/09/2014 Written by Erika Capek Be the first to comment

Architectural Digest recently named the nine best new university buildings around the world, including two BuroHappold Engineering projects that opened this year. Yale University’s new Foster+Partners designed School of...

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Special economic zones in China: do they work?

28/08/2014 Written by Stacey Carter Be the first to comment

BuroHappold Engineering’s head of economics, Dr Jim Coleman, and Stephen King, chief global economist at HSBC, discuss whether China’s special economic zones are a benefit to the economy live on CNBC. Dr Jim Coleman pu

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Categories: China


Engineering the 9/11 Memorial Museum Pavilion

29/07/2014 Written by Erika Capek Be the first to comment

The National September 11 Memorial Museum Pavilion that opened in May was featured in the July 29th issue of World Architecture News. Written by BuroHappold Engineering partner and North American structural discipline...

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Centrum Biurowe Neptun achieves BREEAM Very Good

28/07/2014 Written by Małgorzata Olszewska Be the first to comment

Centrum Biurowe Neptun (The Neptun Office Center), a new iconic office building in Gdańsk, Poland  has succeeded in achieving the BREEAM certificate with “Very Good” rating.  BuroHappold Engineering was responsib

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Categories: Commercial office, Poland


Topping out at residential tower - 551 West 21st Street

21/07/2014 Written by Erika Capek Be the first to comment

The 19-story Foster + Partners-designed luxury residential condominium at 551 West 21st Street had a topping out ceremony on July 21st. Situated in the heart of the vibrant Chelsea Arts District in Manhattan, the tower will...

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Creating green industrial parks in India

17/07/2014 Written by Stacey Carter, Moritz Lembke-Özer Be the first to comment

BuroHappold Engineering’s Thomas Kraubitz, a senior consultant based in Berlin, recently represented BuroHappold and the German Green Building Council (DGNB) as the principal resource for several training programmes on t

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Designing an innovative retractable roof for the New Atlanta Falcons' stadium

11/07/2014 Be the first to comment

Featured in the July 14th issue of Engineering News-Record, the new Atlanta Falcons' stadium roof mimics that of a camera lens. BuroHappold Engineering were selected by 360 Architecture as structural engineers for the $1.2...

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Baakenhafen Bridge is a European National Winner at the RIBA awards

11/07/2014 Written by Moritz Lembke-Özer Be the first to comment

The Baakenhafen bridge sends a strong signal in terms of architecture and engineering in Germany, Europe and throughout the world. It is a striking landmark radiating great elegance through its gently curved shape. The bridge...

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Categories: Germany


Julian Parsley interviewed on KCRW

02/07/2014 Written by Jodi Christopher Be the first to comment

Julian Parsley, a mechanical engineer in our Los Angeles' office, was recently interviewed on the KCRW radio station. Julian was featured on the Design and Architecture program. Hosted by Frances Anderton, the episode was...

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