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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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Soaring to new heights at One World Trade Center

03/05/2013 Written by Kelli Hardiman Be the first to comment

The specialized expertise of Buro Happold’s New York facades team was on full display as the 408 ft steel spire set to crown One World Trade Center was hoisted atop the tower.

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Categories: Commercial office, Facades, United States


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Buro Happold joins the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures design team

08/04/2013 Be the first to comment

Last fall, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled its plans for the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. The announcement represented a significant step towards realizing the organization’s longstanding dream...

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


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Place making in Santa Monica: Tongva Park and Ken Genser Square

08/04/2013 Be the first to comment

Parks and open public spaces are “fundamental to the life, culture, sociability, imagination and the ecological health of a city.” So landscape architect James Corner told a public audience in Santa Monica two years ago, around...

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Categories: Structural engineering, United States


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City of Philadelphia celebrates opening of double LEED Platinum Five Crescent Drive

08/04/2013 Written by Kelli Hardiman Be the first to comment

Buro Happold was part of a multidisciplinary team that celebrated the official opening of the new double LEED Platinum facility for GlaxoSmithKline at Philadelphia's Navy Yard with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, April...

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Categories: Commercial office, Building services engineering, Lighting, Sustainability, Facades, Fire engineering, United States


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Buro Happold New York: structures and facades team in the news

29/03/2013 Written by Kelli Hardiman Be the first to comment

Buro Happold New York's Structures and Facades team's innovative structural and façade design strategies have been utilized on projects around the world and the team's expertise has recently been acknowledged in a number of...

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Categories: Culture, Healthcare, Structural engineering, Facades, United States


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Beach and Howe Tower: a new angle on design in the city of Vancouver

29/03/2013 Written by Kelli Hardiman Be the first to comment

Buro Happold’s New York office is providing structural engineering services for an iconic 49 story, mixed use development in Vancouver, British Columbia, that is set to redefine the concept of a typical high rise. Designed by...

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Categories: Commercial residential, Structural engineering, United States


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Gabe Guilliams named one of ENR’s 20 under 40

28/03/2013 Written by Jon Forman Be the first to comment

Gabe Guilliams has been named one of Engineering News Record New York’s 20 under 40 for 2013. Each year ENR honors 20 individuals under 40 years of age who represent the Best of the Best in their construction and design...

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Categories: Lighting, United States


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Buro Happold and NBBJ Team win CANstruction LA 2013 Juror’s Award

17/01/2013 Written by Jodi Christopher, Yukie Hirashima, Michelle Lam, Inez Koe Be the first to comment

The Buro Happold and NBBJ team has won the 2013 Juror’s Favorite Award for CANstruction Los Angeles. Jurors were fascinated by the overall abstract shape, graphical use of colorful labels, and the cleanness of the landscape...

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Categories: Structural engineering, United States


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Detroit Future City plan launched

10/01/2013 Be the first to comment

Wednesday (9th January 2013) saw the launch of the new strategic framework plan for Detroit, Detroit Future City, marking the culmination of a key three year role for Happold Consulting in the Detroit Works Project Long Term...

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Categories: United States


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