50 Years of Beautiful Engineering

What is Beautiful Engineering to you?

A sunlit office that’s just the right temperature. A museum where even the ventilation grilles are elegantly detailed. Perhaps a classroom where the teacher can be heard but the road outside can’t. Or maybe you find satisfaction in a well planned plant room.

We are Max Fordham and we bring buildings to life with beautiful engineering.


University of Portsmouth Sports Centre Granted Planning Approval

The University of Portsmouth has been granted planning permission to build a new £53m sports building at their campus in Ravelin Park. Max Fordham,…

New Metrics for Communal Heating Design

Max Fordham worked on a recently completed Passivhaus apartment building in London, where communal heating was required by policy. Part of the…