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The 5 Best Architectural Partners of 2012

The 5 Best Architectural Partners of 2012
The 5 Best Architectural Partners of 2012, Kurilpa Bridge / Cox Rayner Architects with Arup, who came in as the #1 Service Engineer preferred by Architects. Image © Christopher Frederick Jones
Kurilpa Bridge / Cox Rayner Architects with Arup, who came in as the #1 Service Engineer preferred by Architects. Image © Christopher Frederick Jones

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

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Vanessa Quirk
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Cite: Vanessa Quirk. "The 5 Best Architectural Partners of 2012" 18 Feb 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/333420/the-5-best-architectural-partners-of-2012/> ISSN 0719-8884
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