BuroHappold named Higher Education Consultancy of the Year
Prioritising health and wellbeing and a client-focused approach are just two of the reasons BuroHappold was awarded Higher Education Consultancy of the Year at the Education Estates Awards 2019.
As a world-leading multidisciplinary engineering consultancy, BuroHappold’s work in the education sector has gone from strength to strength in the last year. The judges recognised the importance of our trusted long-term relationships with our clients and collaborators who value our imagination, responsiveness, care and forward thinking.
Current UK education projects include University of Bristol’s new £250m digital campus, University of Edinburgh’s Bayes Centre, University of Southampton’s Boldrewood campus, Boroughmuir High School and the University of Newcastle Urban Sciences Building.
BuroHappold worked with Bennetts Associates on Edinburgh’s Bayes Centre, where the atrium links to the Dugald Stewart building, offering connectivity with the rest of the campus. Image: Alan McAteer
Our global portfolio covers over 100 universities including Harvard, UCLA, Columbia, and Hong Kong. We deliver buildings that optimise outcomes, prioritising health and wellbeing, productivity, sustainable performance, user experience and value.
Recent initiatives include an international survey programme of over 5000 students, a unique design sprint-based collaborative approach to designing for student mental health, sponsorship of research students to investigate optimisation of building and smart campus performance, and using data to optimise movement and interaction, enhancing student experience and research outcomes.