London-based Colin Buchanan is a transport, planning and urban-design consultancy founded by Sir Colin Buchanan in 1964. The company has worked as a transport consultant to the city authorities of Shanghai since 2001. Then in 2006 it opened an office in the city specialising in pedestrian modelling and metro-station planning. The office has gone on to drive international business growth through winning important projects such as consulting work on the Beijing Olympics and the Shanghai 2010 World Expo. Overseas turnover has increased 55% a year, from £1.2m in 2006 to £2.9m in 2008.
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