A monograph on the work of this UK-based architecture firm Global, multidisciplinary, environmentally aware, sustainable - these are words that many architectural firms would like to have used to describe them. Atkins can lay honest claim to them all. Atkins has 60 offices in 25 countries the world, from Aberdeen to Abu Dhabi, Stockholm to Sydney. They have worked in over 175 countries, and in doing so have established a reputation for consistently delivering professional, practical and innovative building, planning and design solutions. Many firms claim to be multidisciplinary - Atkins truly is, combining engineering, design and architecture disciplines in a seamlessly functioning whole, to provide their clients with all the services, information and knowledge needed to complete any project. Along with their many other achievements, Atkins have developed the trademark and standard of Carbon Critical Design, and in doing so have become world leaders in sustainable design. Sustainable and environmentally aware design is a core consideration in every project they undertake. Features over 150 spectacular projects, lavishly illustrated in full colour.
Includes such iconic, world-first buildings as the Burj Al Arab, the Bahrain World Trade Center and the Anara Tower. Many different building typologies are featured, including hotels, residential, offices and commercial, mixed-use, sport and leisure, education, transportation, masterplanning and urban design, and healthcare, science and technology.