NewsV&A Members' Lounge wins prestigious RIBA 2018 Award
V&A Members' Lounge wins prestigious RIBA 2018 AwardWe are delighted that the new Members’ Lounge at the V&A Museum, London, has been awarded a prestigious RIBA 2018 Award. The RIBA has been celebrating outstanding work for over 180 years. Their awards and prizes are regarded internationally as a mark of excellence, recognising the best architecture, architects, research and students.
Read more... Two SVM projects shortlisted for Museums + Heritage Awards
Two SVM projects shortlisted for Museums + Heritage AwardsThe annual Museums + Heritage Awards, now in their sixteenth year, recognise projects of excellence and ground-breaking initiatives from galleries and visitor attractions across the UK and overseas. So, we were delighted to hear that two SVM projects have been awarded Highly Commended status in a year of record-breaking entry numbers.
Read more... A little drop of sunshine
A little drop of sunshineFor the past three years we have appointed a ‘champion charity’ that we support throughout the year through a variety of activities. As 2017 comes to a close we are turning our attention to next year’s fund-raising for our 2018 charity of the year: the FAMILY HOLIDAY ASSOCIATION.
Read more... State of the art(efact) design for the Natural History Museum
State of the art(efact) design for the Natural History MuseumFollowing an unprecedented level of media coverage, the Natural History Museum opened its spectacular, re-imagined central Hintze Hall to the public on 14th July. The 6-month programme of works, which culminated in the careful suspension of a 4.
Read more... Robots at the Science Museum: designing a flexible new exhibition
Robots at the Science Museum: designing a flexible new exhibitionSVM Consulting Engineers have recently completed a remarkably nimble design for the Science Museum’s latest exhibition; ‘Robots’. Opening to great acclaim on 8 February, ‘Robots’ will show for 7-months before departing on tour around the UK and internationally.
Read more... A dog for life, for Christmas
A dog for life, for ChristmasFor the second consecutive year we are delighted to be channeling our Christmas card funds into a hard-working charity. This year our donation has gone to HOUNDS FOR HEROES, who we first heard about during November’s television coverage of the Remembrance Day commemorations.
Read more... SVM Consulting Engineers shortlisted for CIBSE 2017 Awards
SVM Consulting Engineers shortlisted for CIBSE 2017 AwardsFollowing another demanding and rigorous application process, we are pleased to have been shortlisted for CIBSE’s Building Performance Consultancy of the Year 2017 award. This award recognises the consultancy that has demonstrated an outstanding contribution to the design or refurbishment of buildings to meet client expectations, including occupant satisfaction, comfort, and energy performance throughout the operating life.
Read more... A man of many hats
A man of many hatsTaariq Mauthoor, Associate Director at SVM Consulting Engineers, has been appointed as the International Director for CIBSE’s Energy Performance Group. This new role is in addition to his ongoing responsibilities as the EPG Group Secretary … and also as head of the SVM Energy Studio.
Read more... The tale of the first class industrial placement
The tale of the first class industrial placementIn August 2015 we waved off industrial placement, Ketan Depala, as he returned for his final year at the University of Hertfordshire. We were so impressed with Ketan’s performance and capabilities during his year here that we offered him a permanent role … which he’s accepted.
Read more... It's snow joke for Olly
It's snow joke for OllyWe are proud to announce that we have welcomed another new, high calibre engineering undergraduate to join our popular industrial placement scheme. Oliver Wells – Olly to us – is studying for a Masters in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Surrey, and heard about our 2016/17 student search through his faculty placement board.
Read more... Museums hat trick for SVM
Museums hat trick for SVMWe are delighted to announce that we’ve been appointed to undertake a number of prestigious projects for not one, not two, but three of London’s largest museums; and they are all just a stone’s throw from each other.
Read more... SVM appoints ex- RedBull Racing engineer
SVM appoints ex- RedBull Racing engineerWe are delighted to welcome Oliver Miles to the SVM team in Berkhamsted. Ollie graduated from the University of Southampton with a 1st Class Honours degree in mechanical engineering before starting his engineering career … in the fast-paced world of Formula 1 racing at Red Bull.
Read more... SVM shortlisted as CIBSE Consultancy of the Year 2016
SVM shortlisted as CIBSE Consultancy of the Year 2016CIBSE 2016 Award Shortlist We are delighted to have been a finalist in the Building Services Consultancy of the Year category for the 2016 CIBSE Building Performance Awards. The nomination recognised the business, the unique dedication of our team, and our projects that have delivered outstanding performance to the built environment over the past year.