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As a world leading engineering consultancy Buro Happold 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.

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Mei Ren picks up the Sustainability Champion award at the NCE/ACE Consultants of the Year Awards 2014

31/03/2014 Written by Emma Barrett Be the first to comment

Buro Happold technical director, Mei Ren, has won the Sustainability Champion award at the NCE/ACE Consultants of the Year Awards 2014, announced at a prestigious ceremony held at Claridge's, London on Friday 21st Mar

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Categories: Commercial office, Commercial residential, Energy, Retail, Sustainability, United Kingdom


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Kate Ascher on raising the roadway of the Bayonne Bridge in the New York Times

26/03/2014 Written by Erika Capek Be the first to comment

Kate Ascher, who is a Principal and leads the US practice of Happold Consulting, was recently published in the New York Times for her article on raising the Bayonne Bridge Roadway that connects Staten Island and Bayonne,...

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Categories: Transport, Bridges and civil structures, United States


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Method to open first US manufacturing plant in Chicago

19/03/2014 Written by Erika Capek Be the first to comment

Method, the eco-friendly cleaning supply company, is opening its first U.S. manufacturing facility on a 22 acre site in Chicago’s historic Pullman neighborhood. The new 150,000 square foot “green” manufacturing facility is...

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Categories: United States


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Courtney Crosson named Co-Facilitator of the LA Living Building Challenge Collaborative

11/03/2014 Written by Jodi Christopher Be the first to comment

Courtney Crosson, a senior sustainability consultant in Buro Happold's Los Angeles office, was recently named Co-Facilitator of the LA Living Building Challenge Collaborative. Alongside HDR,...

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Categories: Sustainability, United States


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Buro Happold appoints new director for Abu Dhabi

05/03/2014 Written by Gill Sincock Be the first to comment

Structural engineering expert Andrea Scotti has been appointed as Buro Happold’s new director for the consultancy’s Abu Dhabi office. Andrea, who has over eight years of experience in the Middle East, brings with him

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Categories: Structural engineering, UAE


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Smart Buildings – how far has the industry come?

21/02/2014 Written by Stacey Carter 1 comment

The debate on smart buildings has been lingering on for the past decade, highlighting opportunity for efficient, resilient infrastructure and transportation networks and increasing city to city connectivity betwe

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Categories: United Kingdom


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Atturaif receives royal visitors

20/02/2014 Written by Stacey Carter Be the first to comment

Their Royal Highnesses Prince Charles and Prince Sultan bin Salman bin Abdulaziz were welcomed by the Buro Happold team in the historical city of Diriyah, Saudi Arabia.   The Atturaif district in Riyadh and Diriyah w

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Categories: Culture, Saudi Arabia, UAE


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Buro Happold’s mega projects recognised in the Middle East

19/02/2014 Written by Stacey Carter Be the first to comment

Buro Happold has been involved in nine of the 25 biggest construction projects across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. The multitude of Buro Happold projects featured on the list is testament to the Gulf region a

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Categories: Commercial office, Commercial residential, Transport, Rail, Aviation, Saudi Arabia, UAE


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Claremont McKenna College Roberts Pavilion breaks ground

06/02/2014 Written by Jodi Christopher Be the first to comment

Claremont McKenna College Roberts Pavilion's groundbreaking ceremony took place on February 11th in Claremont, California. The Roberts Pavilion, at Claremont McKenna College, supports the college’s varsity sports program,...

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Categories: Education, Building services engineering, Sustainability, United States


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David Koysman speaks about New York's aging infrastructure

29/01/2014 Be the first to comment

Senior engineer, David Koysman, who is based in our New York office, was recently interviewed by NBC 4 New York's news team, for a segment on New York City's aging infrastructure. To view the video, click <link...

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Categories: Water, Drainage and storm water management, Water management, United States


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What do developers, investors and tenants think about Green Building in Poland?

21/01/2014 Written by Katarzyna Chwalbińska-Kusek Be the first to comment

We addressed this question in a recent report, Analysing the sustainable construction market in Poland: Market perception study

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Categories: Sustainability, Poland


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Demolition begins on Northwestern Mutual building

17/01/2014 Written by Erika Capek Be the first to comment

As the new year got underway, so did construction of Northwestern Mutual’s new headquarters building. Referred to as the Campus Connection, the headquarters building is located in downtown Milwaukee. The existing Brown...

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Categories: Commercial office, Energy, Sustainability, United States


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ParkingPLUS design challenge inspires new solutions for suburban downtowns

16/01/2014 Written by Kelli Hardiman Be the first to comment

Buro Happold's New York office is excited to be part of the Build a Better Burb ParkingPLUS Design Challenge team, led by Utile and sponsored by the Long Island Index, a project of the Rauch Foundation. As one of...

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Categories: Structural engineering, United States


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International consortium wins “Park Russia” development masterplan and business strategy competition

16/01/2014 1 comment

The Cushman & Wakefield consortium announces that it has been selected as the winner of the contest organised by the Russia Geographic Society and Moscow Region Government for the Masterplan and Business Strategy for t

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Categories: Transport, Highway engineering, Transport planning, Strategic infrastructure, Russia


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Top rankings bestowed on Buro Happold in WA100 2014 survey

03/01/2014 Written by Gill Sincock Be the first to comment

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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Categories: Structural engineering, Building services engineering, India, China, Russia, Nordics, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Poland, United States, Saudi Arabia, UAE


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Celebrating the magic

20/12/2013 Be the first to comment

Buro Happold wishes all our clients, collaborators, suppliers and friends around the world a happy holiday and prosperous 2014.

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Buro Happold Air UK – the hub of the debate?

Air UK – the hub of the debate?

18/12/2013 Written by Stacey Carter Be the first to comment

Even with the Davis Commission there is a major question the UK still seems unable to face up to; do we need a large hub airport in the UK to remain appropriately connected to the rest of the world? The general consensus

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Categories: Aviation, Transport, United Kingdom


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Caltech Earle M. Jorgensen Laboratory wins 3 USGBC awards!

16/12/2013 Written by Heidi Creighton Be the first to comment

California Institute of Technology's Earle M. Jorgensen Laboraty took home three awards from the USGBC-LA Green Gala celebration last week. Buro Happold provided MEP engineering and sustainability services for the John Friedman...

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Categories: Education, Building services engineering, Lighting, Sustainability, United States


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Buro Happold wins Green Services Provider of the Year at the Eurobuild awards, Warsaw.

12/12/2013 Written by Katarzyna Chwalbińska-Kusek Be the first to comment

Buro Happold has won the Green Services Provider of the Year at the Eurobuild awards in Warsaw, Poland. The prestigious award recognises a company that delivers green construction services throughout a portfolio of projec

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Categories: Poland


Buro Happold Buro Happold delivers strong results in FY 2012/13

Buro Happold delivers strong results in FY 2012/13

11/12/2013 Written by Gill Sincock Be the first to comment

Buro Happold has announced strong financial results for 2012/13, demonstrated in a substantial increase in profitability and an improvement in liquidity and net asset value.Operating profit

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Categories: India, China, Russia, Nordics, Germany, Italy, Poland, United States, Saudi Arabia, UAE