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The 5 Best Architectural Partners of 2012

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While Building Design's WA 100 is far better known for its ranking of the 100 largest architecture firms, the publication (which you can find here) also includes a lot of other rankings/information - like this gem. Architects' favorite professional associates in five categories - from building contractors to structural engineers. 

While some familiar names grace the list (Arup comes in at number 1 for Service Engineers), we felt the list was a great way to spotlight many companies whose work seldom goes acknowledged (and without whom, the architecture we love would never come into being).

Check out the best architectural partners of 2012, after the break...

Building Contractors

1. BAM  

1. Bovis Lend Lease  

1. Laing O’Rourke  

1. Mace  

1. Sir Robert McAlpine 


Cost Consultants

1. Davis Langdon  

2. Gardiner & Theobald  

2. Rider Levett Bucknall  

4. EC Harris  

5. Drivers Jonas Deloitte  

5. Faithful & Gould  

5. Turner & Townsend 

Project Managers

1. Turner & Townsend  

2. EC Harris  

2. Gardiner & Theobald  

2. Hill International  

2. Mace  

Service Engineers

1. Arup  

2. Buro Happold  

3. AEM Ltd  

4. WSP  

5. Hoare Lea  

5. Max Fordham  

5. Meinhardt  

5. Ramboll  

5. Spoormaker & Partners 

Structural Engineers

1. Buro Happold  

2. Ramboll  

3. Thornton Tomasetti  

3. Walter P Moore 

3. Waterman 

Cite:Vanessa Quirk. "The 5 Best Architectural Partners of 2012" 18 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/333420/the-5-best-architectural-partners-of-2012/>