Max Fordham Blog

Plastic Free July

More and more people are coming to realise the uncomfortable truths about disposable plastics. They don't magically disappear when you dispose…

New Metrics for Communal Heating Design

Max Fordham worked on a recently completed Passivhaus apartment building in London, where communal heating was required by policy. Part of the…

The ACE Reverse Mentoring Pilot

Reverse mentoring (as the name suggests) flips traditional mentoring around, so that less experienced staff become mentors to their seniors.…

Sleep Well - Designing a Good Night's Sleep in a Warming Climate

You’re awake. Again. Still. The covers are off and your skin prickles with moisture. The low, glowing light of the clock says 5.05. The heat…

Can Collaboration Solve London's Energy Conundrum?

This week Max Fordham signed up as supporters of LETI – The London Environment Transformation Initiative. This is a group of over 150 cross-disciplinary…

Digital Construction Week 2017

I recently attended Digital Construction Week, hosted at London’s Excel Centre. This year’s event drew its largest ever attendance. That’s not…

Sound Bites - Acoustics in Restaurants

As an acoustician specialising in the built environment, I believe any push to increase general awareness of acoustics in the spaces we occupy…

Putting the 'Fun' in Fundraising

September was a busy month in Max Fordham's Community Engagement Team, raising funds for our designated charity organisations. Three of our…

Richard Hassel (WOHA Architects) - Garden City/Mega City

The Passive Low Energy Architecture Conference (PLEA) is an annual event that brings a network of experts together for a discourse on sustainable…

Chill Hill

Peabody's St. John's Hill residential development is located next to the train line passing through Clapham Junction - Europe's busiest station…

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