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How to keep cool while home working

A lot of homes aren’t designed to keep cool in the increasingly common heatwaves that the UK now sees as a result of climate change. Here’s some…

Being Black in the Workplace and The Need for Honest, Open Conversations

I am Patience; I’m a Partner at Max Fordham and I work in the Finance Department, managing the billing for the practice. Since 1998, Max Fordham…

Our Edinburgh Office is now a 'Scotland for Employee Ownership' Advocate!

We are proud to have signed up as a 'Scotland for Employee Ownership' advocate – a banner under which we can actively promote and raise awareness…

INWED 2020: A personal insight into engineering from some of our female engineers

I have always had a fascination with how things work. This, combined with an interest in Architecture, led me to study Building Design Engineering…

COVID-19: Operating Buildings and the Future Design of the Built Environment - Part 2

Having looked at the processes of infection and their direct influence on building design in Part 1, this second part of our blog series examines…

COVID-19: Operating Buildings and The Future Design of the Built Environment - Part 1

We now share a world with COVID-19. We also spend much of our time on this world inside buildings. Recently, the majority of people have mostly…

Acoustics for Wellbeing – the Home Office

During the last few weeks, everyone has had to learn to adapt to new situations. For many, including all of us in the Max Fordham Acoustics team,…

The London Boroughs 2020 – Viewpoint on Net Zero Carbon

As Sustainability Leader at Max Fordham, I recently contributed to 'The London Boroughs 2020', a publication by New London Architecture. The…

Acoustics,Ventilation & Overheating - A Joined-up Approach to Indoor Comfort

Over the past four years, I have been involved in the production of the Acoustics Ventilation and Overheating (AVO) Residential Design Guide.  The…

We're Net Zero Carbon!

We’re proud to report that our offices have been verified as being net zero carbon (for operational energy related emissions) in accordance with…

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