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.

Three of our projects have been shortlisted for a Housing Design Award!

Three of our projects have been shortlisted for a Housing Design Award in two categories! Every year, the Housing Design Awards are demonstrating…

Two of our projects are vying for the RIBA Stirling Prize!

The RIBA have announced the long-awaited shortlist for the coveted Stirling Prize, the UK’s most prestigious architecture award. The award is…

INWED 2022: Paths to Engineering

Happy International Women in Engineering Day! Organised by the Women’s Engineering Society, International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) is…

13 wins at the RIBA Regional Awards!

We're very pleased to announce that 13 of our projects emerged as winners at this year's RIBA Regional Awards. The wins spanned building types;…

Committed to Net Zero: We’ve signed up to Science Based Targets!

We're pleased to announce we've committed to setting a science-based target, the next step in meaningfully reducing our emissions to help limit…

Opening Entopia

Life often combines disparate events, and last week I experienced choking, meeting royalty, and building design for the climate emergency, all…


Remembering Max


Net Zero Carbon Guide

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Featured Project

The Courtauld Institute of Art