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.


Oriam Wins BCI Award

Oriam is Scotland's National Sports Performance Centre, and this week it scooped the Best New Building (£10m-£50) prize at the British Construction…

Sound Bites - Acoustics in Restaurants

As an acoustician specialising in the built environment, I believe any push to increase general awareness of acoustics in the spaces we occupy…

Featured Project

Juergen Teller Studio