Sponsors, Supporters & Partners of 2016

Programme Sponsors


BuroHappold Engineering

BuroHappold Engineering is an independent, international engineering practice that over the last 40 years has become synonymous with the delivery of creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever changing world. Having worked on every continent, our clients include more than 90% of the world’s leading architectural practices and we have collaborated with global organisations such as the United Nations, The World Bank and UNESCO.

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Mace is an international consultancy and construction company, offering integrated services across the full property and infrastructure life cycle. Our experts in programme and project management, construction delivery, cost consultancy, and facilities management thrive within our collaborative and entrepreneurial culture, constantly striving to find better solutions to complex infrastructure and property challenges.

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Mayor of London - Greater London Authority

The Greater London Authority, led by the directly elected Mayor, is London’s strategic regional authority with responsibility over transport, policing, economic development, and fire and emergency planning. The Mayor sets a number of statutory strategies, such as Planning, Housing, Transport and Environment, which London’s boroughs adhere to.



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Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work we make a positive difference in the world.


Media Partner

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The Architects' Journal

The Architects’ Journal is the voice of architecture in Britain. We sit at the heart of the debate about British architecture and British cities, and form opinions across the whole construction industry on design-related matters.



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Institution Supporters


ARCC Network provides a UK-wide network to develop and exchange knowledge and evidence to inform policy and practice. Funded by EPSRC, our focus is adaptation to changes in the built environment and infrastructure.

British Council for Offices

The British Council for Offices' (BCO) mission is to research, develop and communicate best practice in all aspects of the office sector. It delivers this by providing a forum for the discussion and debate of relevant issues.


The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is a registered charity that strives to promote and progress civil engineering. In short, we help civil engineers to shape the world by; Being a qualifying body - providing an internationally recognised civil engineering qualification;
Being a centre of excellence for civil engineering knowledge;
Promoting the civil engineering profession by ensuring that everyone understands the positive impact that civil engineers have on society.


The Landscape Institute is the Royal Chartered institute for landscape architects. As a professional body and educational charity, LI work to protect, conserve and enhance the natural and built environment for the public benefit.


The UK Green Building Council is campaigning for a sustainable built environment. As a charity and membership organisation, we facilitate dialogue between industry and Government to promote greener approaches in the construction sector.


The British Property Federation sustains and promotes the interests of all those who own and invest in property in the UK.  Its members include property owners and developers, institutions, fund managers, investment banks and organisations that support the industry.  Its main activities are lobbying, raising the profile of the industry and encouraging sustainability and best practice.


The Construction Industry Council (CIC) is the representative forum for the professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.


ULI is one of the world’s most respected and diverse organisations in the field of development, land use, and urban planning. The Urban Land Institute is a not for profit education and research body with over 30,000 members across the globe–over 700 here in the UK.



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