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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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Buro Happold is proud to be a member of the design team for the New Northwestern Mutual Headquarters

03/10/2013 Written by Jodi Christopher Be the first to comment

The new 32 story Northwestern Mutual Headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin will represent the company's values and commitment to its customers...

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Categories: Commercial office, Sustainability, United States


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Improvements to BIM Structural Software Interoperability webinar

26/09/2013 Be the first to comment

Erleen Hatfield, PE partner in Buro Happold's New York office, recently presented a nationally available webinar titled Improvements to BIM Structural Software Interoperability for the Applied Technology...

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Categories: Structural engineering, United States


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Buro Happold and Happold Consulting provide technical management for the Changing Course competition

25/09/2013 Written by Gill Sincock Be the first to comment

The Changing Course competition, with the support and participation of the State of Louisiana and the US Army Corps of Engineers, seeks to develop approaches that demonstrate how, over time, the Mississippi River’s water...

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Categories: Water, Culture, Sustainability, Environmental consultancy, United States


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Buro Happold's Pinnacle Bank Arena project wins 2013 Tekla BIM Award

19/09/2013 Be the first to comment

Buro Happold's New York Office is excited to announce that the Pinnacle Bank Arena project in Lincoln, Nebraska has won the engineering category in the 11th annual Tekla North America BIM Awards competition. DLR Group was...

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Categories: Sports & Entertainment, Structural engineering, United States


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Pinnacle Bank Arena opens to sell out crowd

16/09/2013 Be the first to comment

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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Categories: Education, Sports & Entertainment, Structural engineering, United States


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Buro Happold’s Morphosis Studio project receives 2013 CBE Livable Buildings Award

06/09/2013 Written by Jodi Christopher Be the first to comment

Buro Happold’s Los Angeles office is excited to announce that our Morphosis Studio project has won Honorable Mention in the 2013 CBE Livable Buildings Awards. The

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Categories: Commercial office, Building services engineering, Computational analysis, Lighting, Sustainability, United States


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Buro Happold projects receive 2013 American Architecture Awards

05/09/2013 Written by Jodi Christopher Be the first to comment

Buro Happold's Los Angeles office is pleased to announce two of its projects have received the prestigious 2013 American Architecture Award from the

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


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Greening LA

23/08/2013 Be the first to comment

Last month the Los Angeles River Revitalization Corporation announced an ambitious plan for a continuous 51 mile greenway extending from the San Fernando Valley to Long Beach, by 2020. Much more than just a riverfront bike path...

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Categories: Civic, Structural engineering, United States


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Becoming Los Angeles; giving form to time’s passing

14/08/2013 Be the first to comment

At its most exciting level, structural engineering is about making the seemingly impossible, possible. From the Pantheon’s concrete dome to the Golden Gate Bridge, for centuries engineers have navigated programmatic demands...

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Categories: Culture, Structural engineering, United States


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Buro Happold wins Volvo's prestigious international design competition with PURE Tension

14/08/2013 Written by Jodi Christopher Be the first to comment

Buro Happold, as part of a design team with Synthesis Design + Architecture (SDA) and Fabric Images, has taken first place in a competition sponsored by Volvo Car Italia and The Plan magazine to create a pavilion for...

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Categories: Culture, Structural engineering, Sustainability, United States, Italy


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Buro Happold breaks ground for Cleantech in Los Angeles

09/07/2013 Be the first to comment

Last month, Los Angeles moved one step closer to realizing the first key piece of its Cleantech Corridor, a project championed by outgoing mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Like other cities around the country, Los Angeles is racing to...

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Categories: Commercial office, Building services engineering, Lighting, United States


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Craig Schwitter receives 2013 honorary membership from AIA New York

08/07/2013 Written by Jon Forman Be the first to comment

Principal Craig Schwitter, who has worked with some of the top architects in the world on highly complex and iconic buildings, recently received an honorary membership in the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Honorary...

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Categories: United States


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Urban revitalization with a waterfront view

14/06/2013 Written by Kelli Hardiman Be the first to comment

Urban waterfronts are the center points of many cities. Traditionally, the use of the urban waterfront was port or manufacturing related, yet today it is recognized as prime property for redeveloped public spaces across the...

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Categories: United States


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Steven Baumgartner honored at ASHRAE New York Gala

13/06/2013 Written by Jon Forman Be the first to comment

Recently, seven members of Buro Happold joined ASHRAE New York at its 40th Annual Gala. The chapter hosted a very well attended event with a great mix of real estate developers, designers, policy makers and community leaders. A...

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Categories: United States


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Meeting the bike to work challenge

13/06/2013 Be the first to comment

It’s official. Team Structures has won this year’s Bike to Work Challenge at Buro Happold’s West Coast offices edging out Team MEP with a total of 1,771 miles commuted by alternative transportation during the month of May. In the...

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Categories: Rail, Sustainability, United States


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Boston’s new Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital: modeling the future of Healthcare

13/06/2013 Be the first to comment

In April, opening day visitors to Partners Healthcare's new Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston were greeted with light-filled, state-of-the-art facilities, which the Boston Globe commended as "emblematic of the...

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Categories: Healthcare, Building services engineering, Facades, United States


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Buro Happold honored for exemplary engineering at 2013 SEAoNY Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards

12/06/2013 Written by Kelli Hardiman Be the first to comment

On Monday June 10th Buro Happold took home the top prize in two categories at the 2013 SEAoNY Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards; Yale University School of Management won the New Buildings over $100M category while the...

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Categories: Culture, Education, Structural engineering, United States


Buro Happold NYC Revit User Group

Concept to construct

20/05/2013 Written by Gustav Fagerstrom Be the first to comment

At the May NYC Revit User Group gathering Erleen Hatfield and Gustav Fagerström demonstrated current and recently completed work from our New York office, showing the specific benefits derived from the integration of technologies...

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Categories: Energy, United States


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Battery Park SeaGlass Carousel takes shape in New York City

13/05/2013 Written by Jon Forman Be the first to comment

Battery Park’s SeaGlass Carousel, which received the final panel to its nautilus-inspired enclosure at a topping off ceremony on April 18, celebrates New York’s past and future. It’s both a reminder of the original New York City...

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Categories: Culture, Building services engineering, Structural engineering, Fire engineering, United States


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Water conservation on display in Dallas

10/05/2013 Be the first to comment

A gravity-fed waterfall and 'raintubes' that reveal the journey of water from roof to cistern, a building dashboard that displays data about water capture and reuse, and an integrated system that diverts 100% of site runoff for...

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Categories: Culture, Water, Building services engineering, United States