Max Fordham Blog

LINING A SILVER CLOUD FOR SCOTTISH OPERA

Scottish Opera’s new Silver Cloud Studio is a 5,000 square foot orchestral rehearsal space at Hillingdon Park near Glasgow. An existing industrial…

If Rauschenberg could do it

In 1966, an artist famous for his Combines- exuberant collages of newsprint and cardboard stuffed animals- changed his narrative. Robert Rauschenberg,…

Built on Trust

Sometimes you get so used to working in a certain way that you forget how unusual it is. The Government’s recent suggestion that employees should…

50 YEARS DESIGNING FOR HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Over the next few months, a number of blog posts from members of the Practice will discuss Max Fordham's approach to health and wellbeing. We…

Max Fordham and the UKGBC

UK Green Building Council's Wellbeing-Lab is a programme enabling companies in the building industry to share what they have learned from improvements…

Mind the Gap

As a Practice, we have been designing low energy buildings for decades. We are now focusing on how to ensure we can achieve low energy performance…

Changing Energy Habits

National Grid recently hosted the second Power Responsive Conference in London. This event brought together organisations representing all aspects…

Zaha was inspirational for engineers too

Today is Women in Engineering Day, a time for promoting and celebrating the participation of women in the industry. Even though she was not an…

AN ACOUSTIC JOURNEY AT THE WELLCOME COLLECTION

The ‘THIS IS A VOICE’ exhibition, running at the Wellcome Collection from 14th April to 31st July, examines the material quality of the voice…

'Beyond the Bonfire': Green Sky Thinking 2016

The discussions at Max Fordham’s Greensky Thinking Event Sustainable Housing: Beyond the Bonfire last night were filled with encouragement. It…