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Patterns 1

Patterns was an occasional, in-house technical journal published by Buro Happold between 1987 and 2011. There were 16 editions of Patterns and 2 special issues.

Considered seminal at the time, Patterns had a significant influence on engineering for several decades. Patterns is reproduced on Designing Buildings Wiki with the kind permission of Buro Happold because of its historical interest and the impact it has had on the development of engineering theory.

This, the first edition, was published in October 1987. It illustrated some of the engineering aspects of the practice's work overseas which contributed to Buro Happold receiving the Queen's Award for Export Achievement.

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The contents of Patterns 1 are:

  • Ten Years Overseas, by Edmund Happold.
  • Working Overseas - Organisation & Management, by Peter Buckthorp.
  • KOCOMMAS, by Terry Ealey & Rod Macdonald.
  • Construction Analysis: Unconventional Structures, by Rodger Webster.
  • The Al Marzook Centre for Islamic Medicine, Kuwait, by John Morrison & Terry Ealey.
  • Working in Iraq, by Rod Macdonald.
  • National Museum of Archaeology, Amman, by Michael Dickson & Mike Shaw.
  • ADF Sports Centre, Jeddah, by Brian Cole & Ian Liddell.
  • A Covered Northern Township, Alberta by Ian Liddell.
  • Developments In Fabric Structures, by Ian Liddell, David Wakefield & Mike Cook.
  • Four Neighbourhood Mosques for the Diplomatic Quarter, Riyadh, by Ian Duncan.
  • Diplomatic Club, Riyadh, by Terry Ealey, Vincent Grant, Mick Green & Tony Mclaughlin.

Patterns is reproduced with the kind permission of --Buro_Happold.

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