Engineering façades at Zaha Hadid’s Morpheus hotel

The design of the jaw-dropping Morpheus Hotel in Macau has a 40-storey, free-form exoskeleton that would not have been possible without the skill of the façade engineers. Andy Pearson talks to BuroHappold Engineering about the 30 façade systems needed to realise the striking design

Heat recovery at the University Arms Hotel

Cambridge’s University Arms Hotel refurbishment had to accommodate a complex heat recovery system on a constrained site with strict planning restrictions. Nuaire’s Andrew Bott explains

How BIM helped restore the Spanish City pleasure palace in Whitley Bay

Restoring the Spanish City pleasure palace in Whitley Bay meant installing many services in the Grade II listed building for the first time. Mott MacDonald’s David Ridley explains how cloud-based BIM helped real-time collaboration to preserve the heritage of the building

Case study: Killynure Green low energy housing

A low energy housing scheme in Northern Ireland impressed at the CIBSE Building Performance Awards, where it won Project of the Year – Residential. Andy Pearson finds out why it deserved the trophy