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.

Tributes to Max

As was to be expected, tributes to Max have been pouring in from a wide range of people; those currently at Max Fordham, people who used to work…

Max Fordham: 1933 - 2022

Professor Max Fordham MA(Cantab) FCIBSE HonFRIBA RDI OBE  Born: 17th June 1933 Died: 4th January 2022 (aged 88)  It is with great sadness that…

Wolfson College featured in Royal Academy film on "Decarbonising the Built Environment"

Our decarbonisation work at Wolfson College, at the University of Oxford, has been featured in a recent short film by The Royal Academy of Engineering. The…

About being and becoming an engineer

The Science and Industry Museum in Manchester has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. As a kid I recall at least two school…

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