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.


Net Zero Neighbourhood: Architects invited to enter Archiboo competition

We are calling on architects to re-imagine the future of neighbourhoods in the face of the climate and biodiversity emergency. As part of an…

Exhibition will celebrate the life and legacy of our founder Max Fordham

We are pleased to announce a special exhibition celebrating the life and work of our founder, Max. Max Fordham (1933 - 2022) was a visionary…

The rise in carbon literacy: Sustainability Director Hero Bennett speaks to New London Architecture

Net zero, retrofit, Passivhaus, and the rise in carbon literacy were among the topics discussed by Hero Bennett in a recent interview with New…

Shortlist revealed: CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2023

We are delighted to announce that our Passivhaus student accommodation project for King's College, Cambridge, is in the running for an award…

A problem shared is a problem halved

Stress, the final frontier. We are all facing pressure from seemingly every angle right now, on the back of a persistent fatigue plaguing many…

Q&A with Mark Palmer, Director and Edinburgh Office Leader

Last month, Mark Palmer (our Edinburgh Office Leader) was interviewed by Urban Realm for their annual Engineering Survey. Mark wrote about the…

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Remembering Max

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Net Zero Carbon Guide

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CALLING ALL EXPERIENCED ENGINEERS AND SPECIALIST CONSULTANTS – LONDON, CAMBRIDGE, MANCHESTER, BRISTOL AND EDINBURGH

London, Bristol, Cambridge, Edinburgh or Manchester


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Featured Project

The Courtauld Institute of Art