Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

About Grimshaw Architects

Grimshaw was founded by Sir Nicholas Grimshaw in 1980. The practice became a Partnership in 2007 and operates worldwide with offices in New York, London, Melbourne, Sydney and Doha employing 325 staff.

Grimshaw’s international portfolio covers all major sectors, and has been honored with over 150 international design awards including the prestigious Lubetkin Prize.

The practice is dedicated to the deepest level of involvement in the design of their buildings in order to deliver projects which meet the highest possible standards of excellence. The company’s work is characterized by strong conceptual legibility, innovation and a rigorous approach to detailing, all underpinned by the principles of humane, enduring and sustainable design.

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Grimshaw Architects Connected Global News

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Olderfleet at 477 Collins Street in Melbourne

Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Olderfleet at 477 Collins Street in Melbourne

16 May 2017, Melbourne – A developer recently celebrated the start of construction for its latest premium-grade…

Winning Design Selected for Sydney’s Ritz Carlton @ The Star

Winning Design Selected for Sydney’s Ritz Carlton @ The Star

9 Dec 2016, Sydney – A design has been selected for a new six-star hotel and residential tower planned for…

Topping Out Ceremony Held for Sydney’s 333 George Street

Topping Out Ceremony Held for Sydney’s 333 George Street

20 Jul 2016, Sydney – A formal ceremony on July 20 officially marked the topping out of construction on 333…

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Grimshaw Architects Connected Global News

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Olderfleet at 477 Collins Street in Melbourne
16 May 2017 – Melbourne, Australia
A developer recently celebrated the start of construction for its latest premium-grade office building in Melbourne with a groundbreaking ceremony on site. The project,…
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Winning Design Selected for Sydney’s Ritz Carlton @ The Star
9 Dec 2016 – Sydney, Australia
A design has been selected for a new six-star hotel and residential tower planned for Sydney. Set for completion in 2021, the proposed Ritz Carlton @ The Star is a 228-…
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Topping Out Ceremony Held for Sydney’s 333 George Street
20 Jul 2016 – Sydney, Australia
A formal ceremony on July 20 officially marked the topping out of construction on 333 George Street, located on the corner of George Street and Martin Place in Sydney’s…
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Mixed-Use Sydney High-Rise to Feature Cascading Terraces
5 Sep 2014 – Sydney, Australia
Positioned at the heart of Sydney’s central business district, Grimshaw Architects has been selected to construct 333 George Street, an 18-story mixed-use building…
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Aspire’s Aspirations Abated by Aviation Authorities in Sydney Area
26 Aug 2014 – Sydney, Australia
The intervention by Australian aviation authorities to reduce Parramatta’s proposed Aspire tower by up to 30 stories could be replicated across all of Sydney, says the…
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The Race is On for Australia's Tallest
4 Apr 2013 – Parramatta, Australia
The City Council of Parramatta, the economic capital of Greater Western Sydney, has accepted an application for the development of the Aspire Tower in the city's central…

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Grimshaw Architects at CTBUH

Executive Director Visits Sydney and Melbourne

6-10 Mar 2017, Event Report – CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood traveled to Sydney and Melbourne to build…

Motorsport Technology Transferred to the Design of Towers

10 Feb 2016, Event Report – A discussion on the application of Computational Fluid Dynamics, a successful…

Does London Need Tall Buildings?

7 Oct 2015, Event Report – The CTBUH UK Chapter hosted a successful panel discussion posing the question "Does…

Grimshaw Architects at CTBUH

Executive Director Visits Sydney and Melbourne
6-10 Mar 2017, Sydney – Event Report
CTBUH Executive Director Antony Wood traveled to Sydney and Melbourne to build support for the 2017 conference through meetings and lectures.
Motorsport Technology Transferred to the Design of Towers
10 Feb 2016, London – Event Report
A discussion on the application of Computational Fluid Dynamics, a successful technology in motorsport and aerospace, to architecture and tall buildings.
Does London Need Tall Buildings?
7 Oct 2015, London – Event Report
The CTBUH UK Chapter hosted a successful panel discussion posing the question "Does London need tall buildings?" at Grimshaw's Clerkenwell studio.
CTBUH United Kingdom Chapter Launches in London
17 Jun 2015, London – Event Report
The CTBUH UK Chapter launched with an event at London’s BT Tower. Topics of discussion included a surge in high-rise construction in the city, and sustainability.
Seven Cities Winter Spaces Walking Tour
29 Jan 2015 – Tour Report
The new CTBUH Urban Habitat / Urban Design Committee organized a highly successful Winter Spaces Walking Tour in seven cities around the world.

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Temoor Ahmad

Temoor Ahmad

CTBUH Country Executive Committee, 2015 – 2016
London, United Kingdom

Jeff Morgan

Jeff Morgan

CTBUH City Representative, 2015 – Present
Sydney, Australia

Andrew Cortese

Andrew Cortese

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2017
Sydney, Australia

CTBUH Leaders at Grimshaw Architects

Temoor Ahmad

Temoor Ahmad

CTBUH Country Executive Committee, 2015 – 2016
London, United Kingdom

Jeff Morgan

Jeff Morgan

CTBUH City Representative, 2015 – Present
Sydney, Australia

Andrew Cortese

Andrew Cortese

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2017
Sydney, Australia

Neil Stonell

Neil Stonell

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2017
Melbourne, Australia

Neven Sidor

Neven Sidor

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2015
London, United Kingdom

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CTBUH Resources Involving Grimshaw Architects

2015 New York Conference - Session 4c - Q&A

27 Jul 2016 – CTBUH 2015 New York Conference
Panel Questions & Answers

The Vertical Master Plan

27 Oct 2015 – CTBUH 2015 New York Conference
Neven Sidor & Temoor Ahmad, Grimshaw Architects

Density Without Compromise

Oct 2011 – CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference
Keith Brewis, Grimshaw

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The Vertical Master Plan

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
Temoor Ahmad & Neven Sidor, Grimshaw Architects; Steve Watts, Alinea Consulting; Adam Miller, Thornton Tomasetti

Videos

2015 New York Conference - Session 4c - Q&A
27 Jul 2016 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Panel Questions & Answers
David Partridge, Argent; Neven Sidor & Temoor Ahmad, Grimshaw Architects; Franco Mola, ECSD, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference Session 4c: Developments in Europe.
The Vertical Master Plan
27 Oct 2015 – Presentation at CTBUH 2015 New York Conference; Neven Sidor & Temoor Ahmad, Grimshaw Architects
With over half of the world’s population now living in an urban environment, major world cities (especially) will always grow in population over time. To avoid city sprawl, urban densification will be required. This will need to happen at a steadier…
Density Without Compromise
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Keith Brewis, Grimshaw
Grimshaw will suggest that if cities are to grow and densify in a manner which sustains and nurtures a 'living' urban fabric, then tall buildings must consider every aspect of social well-being including ecological, community and public realm…
Seoul Conference 2011 Track Session 17: Q&A
Oct 2011 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Jin-Wook Kim, Seoul National University; Stefan Krummeck, TFP Farrells; Robert Lau, CTBUH;; Felino A Palafox Jr., Palafox Associates; Luis Diego Quiros, University of Maryland; Keith Brewis, Grimshaw; Tiyok Prasetyoadi, PDW Architects
Question & Answers session for Track Session 17.

Papers/Research

The Vertical Master Plan
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Temoor Ahmad & Neven Sidor, Grimshaw Architects; Steve Watts, Alinea Consulting; Adam Miller, Thornton Tomasetti
With over half of the world’s population now living in an urban environment, major world cities (especially) will always grow in population over time. To avoid city sprawl, urban densification will be required. This will need to happen at a steadier…