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Steve Burrows CBE

Steve Burrows, CBE…

Steve Burrows CBE
     Steve Burrows CBE

Steve is an Executive Vice President and the USA Director of Buildings at WSP, a leading global engineering firm that employs over 32,000 people around the world. Prior to WSP, Steve held senior positions at AECOM and Arup…

Steve believes that “Engineering is Poetry” and this link offers a video of a presentation that Steve gave on this subject……

During his career, Steve has led the engineering of many prestigious and iconic projects around the world including Apple’s new headquarters; the Beijing Olympic Stadium (Birdsnest); Stanford’s Graduate School of Business; and the Manchester Stadium, to name just a few…

In 2009, Steve was honored by Her Majesty the Queen by being awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) for his accomplishments in civil engineering around the world…

On February 12, 2015, Steve was invited to deliver the prestigious Gordon H. Smith Lecture  at the Yale School of Architecture…

Steve also hosted a television program on the Discovery Channel entitled “Engineering the Impossible,” in which he explored the engineering of the Pyramids and ancient Rome. He also wrote an article that was published in DesignIntelligence” entitled “Learning from Legacy”

His latest TV show is entitled “Time Scanners” and appears on the National Geographic Channel. It unlocks the secrets of the world’s greatest engineering and cultural achievements…

In October, 2012, Steve and Michael Friedlander also co-authored an article published in Design Intelligence entitled “In Search of an Elusive Magical Key” that addressed the connection between ethics and innovation and their effect on bottom-line performance…

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