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About Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners is an international architectural practice based in London. Over nearly four decades, RSHP has attracted critical acclaim and awards with built projects across Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia.

The practice is experienced in designing a wide range of building types including: office, residential, transport, education, culture, leisure, retail, civic and healthcare. The quality of its designs has been recognised with some of architecture’s highest awards, including two RIBA Stirling Prizes, one in 2006 for Terminal 4, Madrid Barajas Airport and the other in 2009 for Maggie’s West London Centre.

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Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners Connected Global News

Supertall Debuts at New York’s World Trade Center Complex

Supertall Debuts at New York’s World Trade Center Complex

11 Jun 2018, New York – The fourth of five buildings in the new World Trade Center complex has opened. The 69-…

Developer Proposes 60-Story Office Tower in Toronto

Developer Proposes 60-Story Office Tower in Toronto

1 Mar 2018, Toronto – A developer has announced plans for a 60-story office tower to be built in Downtown…

City Releases a Vision for London’s Skyline in 2026

City Releases a Vision for London’s Skyline in 2026

3 Jan 2018, London – The City of London Corporation has released renderings of the city’s expected skyline in…

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Supertall Debuts at New York’s World Trade Center Complex
11 Jun 2018 – New York, United States
The fourth of five buildings in the new World Trade Center complex has opened. The 69-story tower is currently the fifth-tallest building in New York City, rising to a…
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Developer Proposes 60-Story Office Tower in Toronto
1 Mar 2018 – Toronto, Canada
A developer has announced plans for a 60-story office tower to be built in Downtown Toronto’s quickly transforming South Core. Branded The Hub, the building will contain…
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City Releases a Vision for London’s Skyline in 2026
3 Jan 2018 – London, United Kingdom
The City of London Corporation has released renderings of the city’s expected skyline in 2026, based on projects that are currently planned or under construction. The…
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Second Timber Office Building Proposed for Barangaroo, Sydney
13 Nov 2017 – Sydney, Australia
A planning application has been lodged for a second engineered timber office building at Barangaroo South in Sydney. The development is proposed as a "sister building" to…
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Chinese Developer Buys London’s Iconic Leadenhall Building
3 May 2017 – London, United Kingdom
A Chinese developer has agreed to buy London’s iconic Leadenhall Building skyscraper for US$1.49 billion. On May 2, the company revealed its acquisition of the tower,…
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Chinese Developer Inks Deal to Buy The Leadenhall Building in London
2 Mar 2017 – London, United Kingdom
A Chinese property giant has bought The Leadenhall Building in London for £1.2 billion (USD$1.5 billion). Contracts have been exchanged but completion of the sale is…
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Stalled Seoul Supertall Could be Resuming Construction
14 Feb 2017 – Seoul, South Korea
Construction of the Parc1 complex has been on hold since 2011, but the long-stalled site appears to have some life yet, as crews check erosion and structural stability…
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Tower Trio Completes at Barangaroo South Complex in Sydney
8 Dec 2016 – Sydney, Australia
The last of the three International Towers at the Barangaroo South complex in Sydney has been completed. This completion marks the first significant part of the master…
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Go-Ahead Given for Office Tower Project in Stratford, London
1 Nov 2016 – London, United Kingdom
Developers have gained consent for the third major building in the International Quarter development at Stratford in east London. The large office project will rise to 21…
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Dispute over Viewing Deck Causes Row in London
8 Sep 2016 – London, United Kingdom
Residents of the Rogers Stirk Harbour-designed Neo Bankside apartments have threatened legal action, after Tate Modern opened an observation deck that provides views into…
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Developer Resumes Work on $1 Billion Al Maryah Project in Abu Dhabi
1 Sep 2016 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Developer Farglory is to resume work on a high-profile residential project billed as Abu Dhabi’s answer to London’s ultra-luxury One Hyde Park after a complete redesign…
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3 World Trade Center Structurally Tops Out in New York
24 Jun 2016 – New York City, United States
The 3 World Trade Center project in Manhattan has structurally topped out. More than 1,000 construction workers, the architects, and dignitaries watched as the final…
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New York City’s 3 World Trade Center Reaches Supertall Height
31 May 2016 – New York City, United States
The World Trade Center development is beginning to come together. One of the complex’s skyscrapers, 3 World Trade Center, has now reached supertall height, meaning it is…
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Crown Sydney Hotel Receives Approval after Design Changes
5 Apr 2016 – Sydney, Australia
The New South Wales (NSW) Department of Planning and Environment has recommended the proposed Crown tower at Barangaroo South for approval, despite minimal design changes…
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Planning Group Recommends Design Changes for Crown Resorts Casino Tower in Barangaroo, Sydney
10 Feb 2016 – Sydney, Australia
The New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment has recommended trimming the podium of the Wilkinson Eyre-designed Crown Resorts Casino tower at Barangaroo to…
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Plans Submitted for 73-Story City of London Tower
10 Feb 2016 – London, United Kingdom
Eric Parry has submitted plans for a 73-story skyscraper at 1 Undershaft to replace the Aviva tower. If built, it will become the tallest building in the City of London…
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RSHP Reveals Tower Project in Bogotá
12 Mar 2015 – Bogotá, Colombia
Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) has unveiled its proposal for two 200-meter-tall towers in Bogotá, Colombia. The major mixed-use project, named Atrio, will be…
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Renzo Piano to Design Next Big Residential Project in Sydney's Barangaroo South
6 Mar 2015 – Sydney, Australia
Sydney’s Barangaroo South will soon see its own Renzo Piano creation, with the Pritzker Prize-winning architect announced as the designer for the precinct’s next stage of…
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Construction Resumes on 3 World Trade Center in New York City
24 Nov 2014 – New York City, United States
Silverstein Properties has resumed construction of 3 World Trade Center after selling $1.6 billion in tax-exempt Liberty Bonds in October, secured by tenant leases and a…
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Delayed Rogers Tower in London to Get Underway in 2015
4 Nov 2014 – London, United Kingdom
Construction is to begin in January 2015 on 80 Newington Butts, also known as 360 London, which, once finished, will be the second-tallest building in the Elephant and…
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Silvercup’s Tower Expansion Makes a Comeback in New York City
23 Sep 2014 – New York City, United States
Special permits have been filed that seek to revive Silvercup West, the massive three-tower extension of the film and television studio. The plan includes apartments, an…
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Leadenhall Building’s Public Realm Completes in London
19 Aug 2014 – London, United Kingdom
The public realm at the foot of the 47-story Leadenhall Building has opened to the public. Spanning more than 2,000 square meters, the area is the largest public space to…
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Work Underway at First Residential Project on Abu Dhabi’s Al Maryah Island
14 Aug 2014 – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
A developer held a meeting with property agents to market its $1 billion waterfront Maryah Plaza project, comprising three residential towers and one mixed-use tower with…
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Mexico City’s Torre BBVA to be Completed in Late 2014
11 Aug 2014 – Mexico City, Mexico
When it’s completed later this year, Torre BBVA Bancomer will become the tallest building in Mexico, standing at 235 meters high. The tower promises to be a new urban…
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Foster, Rogers Towers Start Work on London’s Albert Embankment
16 Jun 2014 – London, United Kingdom
Work has started on towers by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSHP) and Foster + Partners in south London. The towers are located on brownfield land by the River Thames…
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Rooftop Oasis to Provide Green View for Surrounding Towers
17 Mar 2014 – London, United Kingdom
Atop an eight-story office building on Leadenhall Street, a two-story glass pavilion extension and gardens will provide a highly visible, green reprieve for onlookers…
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Photos Reveal London's "Cheesegrater" Tower Simmering Along
12 Mar 2014 – London, United Kingdom
The Leadenhall Building, playfully nicknamed The Cheesegrater for its likeness, appears to be completed, as it is depicted in photos freshly released by developers…
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RSH+P Takes School of Economics Student Tower Competition
2 Dec 2013 – London, United Kingdom
The London School of Economics has selected Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (RSH+P) to design the new Global Centre for the Social Sciences. Beating proposals from OMA,…
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RSH+P Completes Cross-Braced Building in Sydney CBD
1 Nov 2013 – Sydney, Australia
London firm Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has completed a 34-story office tower in Sydney with criss-crossing red braces on its sides and an elevated terrace cutting…
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Latest Canary Wharf Tower Given Go-Ahead
27 Sep 2013 – London, United Kingdom
Plans have been approved for a 623-foot (190-meter) office tower at the Heron Quays West site in Canary Wharf, designed by Adamson Associates. Tower Hamlets councilors…
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Mayor of London Supporting Elephant & Castle Tower
6 Aug 2013 – London, United Kingdom
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced that work is finally scheduled to begin on the Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners-designed tower at Elephant & Castle in London…
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David Scott Talks Prefabrication, Wind Turbines, Innovation
11 Jul 2013 – Dartford, United Kingdom
David Scott, member of the CTBUH Advisory Board, former CTBUH Chairman, CTBUH Awards jury member, is the focus of a recent New Civil Engineer feature article (…
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Major Tenant for 3WTC Means Construction Can Continue
10 Jul 2013 – New York City, United States
Developer Larry Silverstein is on the verge of landing another major tenant, one that will allow his company to complete construction of the Three World Trade Center…
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Cheesegrater Tops Out in the City of London
20 Jun 2013 – London, United Kingdom
A ceremony marking the topping-out of The Leadenhall Building was held on Tuesday, June 18, attended by Boris Johnson, Mayor of London. Owned by the joint venture of…
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Leadenhall Building 50 Percent Let
31 May 2013 – London, United States
British Land and Oxford Properties have signed a deal to pre-let their London development, The Leadenhall Building, with London-based insurer Amlin PLC. The firm will…
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One World Trade Center Tops Out
10 May 2013 – New York City, United States
The final crowning piece has been attached to the roof of One World Trade Center in New York, bringing to a symbolic close a decade-plus process of politics, healing,…
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Chinese Life Insurer Buys Lloyd's of London Building
10 May 2013 – London, United Kingdom
London's iconic Lloyd's building has been sold to the Chinese life insurance firm Ping An for around £260 million (US$400 million). The tower, commonly referred to as the…
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Beacon Rises on One World Trade Center
2 May 2013 – New York City, United States
Today crews are installing the final two sections of the One World Trade Center's 408-foot (124-meter) crowning structure, wihch will bring it to its final architectural…
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Elephant and Castle Proposal Moves Forward
6 Feb 2013 – London, United Kingdom
The first phase of the regeneration of the Heygate Estate at Elephant & Castle in south London has received planning permission. The GBP1.5 billion (US$2.3 billion)…
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Video: Magazine Launches ‘Framed in Steel’ Series
7 Jan 2013 – London, United Kingdom
BD Online has launched a video series focusing on “the construction challenges behind some of the UK and Ireland’s prominent steel structures.” The first two projects…
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Waldorf Astoria Opens in Berlin Tower
4 Jan 2013 – Berlin, Germany
The Waldorf Astoria has opened a hotel in the new 118-meter Zoofenster skyscraper in Berlin’s Charlottenburg district. The 232-room hotel is designed in an art-deco style…
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Cheesegrater Attracts New Tenants
17 Dec 2012 – London, United Kingdom
The Rogers Stirk Harbour-designed Leadenhall Building under construction in the City of London is now over 51 percent pre-let, the developers announced. Insurance firm…
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425 Park Shortlisted Designs on Display
19 Oct 2012 – New York City, United States
Curbed New York has posted all the renderings from the recently completed competition for the redesign of 425 Park Ave. The design by Norman Foster of Foster + Partners…
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Advertisers Consider Moving into 3WTC
4 Oct 2012 – New York City, United States
GroupM, an advertising and media company, is reportedly in preliminary negotiations with developer Silverstein to become anchor tenant of Three World Trade Center. The…

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Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners at CTBUH

Asia Pacific Seminar Series

3-5 Jul 2017, Event Report – CTBUH Singapore, in coordination with CTBUH Malaysia and CTBUH Thailand, hosted…

Canada Event Considers “The Story of Marketing Tall Buildings”

20 Jun 2017, Event Report – Building up momentum for the CTBUH 2017 Conference in Australia, the CTBUH Canada…

CTBUH Executive Director Presents at Chapter Events in Australia

7-9 Mar 2017, Event Report – Executive Director Antony Wood delivered two well attended lectures in Sydney…

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners at CTBUH

Asia Pacific Seminar Series
3-5 Jul 2017 – Event Report
CTBUH Singapore, in coordination with CTBUH Malaysia and CTBUH Thailand, hosted a multi-city seminar on sustainable design in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Bangkok.
Canada Event Considers “The Story of Marketing Tall Buildings”
20 Jun 2017, Toronto – Event Report
Building up momentum for the CTBUH 2017 Conference in Australia, the CTBUH Canada Chapter held its most recent event at the University of Toronto Faculty Club.
CTBUH Executive Director Presents at Chapter Events in Australia
7-9 Mar 2017, Sydney – Event Report
Executive Director Antony Wood delivered two well attended lectures in Sydney and Melbourne, organized by the respective local CTBUH committees.
Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings
13 Oct 2016, Chicago – CTBUH Research
The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous disciplines as derived from the list of projects appearing in 100 of the World’s Tallest Buildings.
Ivan Harbour on Design Excellence
29 Jul 2015, Sydney – Event Report
CTBUH Sydney welcomed Ivan Harbour, of Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners, to share his thoughts and experiences with international design excellence competitions.
CTBUH Publishes Case Study on The Leadenhall Building in London
Jun 2013 – CTBUH Journal Paper
The Leadenhall Building leans back to make way for views to St. Paul’s Cathedral and other historic sites in a crowded section of the City of London, but it also springs forward with an innovative structure and a dynamic street presence.
Activity at the CTBUH London Conference: Day Two
12 Jun 2013, London – Conference Activity
See the highlights from the second day of the CTBUH 2013 London Conference including The Shard Networking Reception.
Activity at the CTBUH London Conference: Day One
11 Jun 2013, London – Conference Activity Report
See the highlights from the first day of the CTBUH 2013 London Conference including the Opening Plenary and Conference Dinner.

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Dirk Krolikowski

Dirk Krolikowski

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2014 – 2017
London, United Kingdom

Ivan Harbour

Ivan Harbour

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
London, United Kingdom

Avtar Lotay

Avtar Lotay

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
Sydney, Australia

CTBUH Leaders at Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Dirk Krolikowski

Dirk Krolikowski

CTBUH Expert Peer Review Committee, 2014 – 2017
London, United Kingdom

Ivan Harbour

Ivan Harbour

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
London, United Kingdom

Avtar Lotay

Avtar Lotay

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
Sydney, Australia

James Leathem

James Leathem

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2016
London, United Kingdom

Graham Stirk

Graham Stirk

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2013

Andy Young

Andy Young

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2013

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CTBUH Resources Involving Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

The Human-Scaled Future of Dense Development

31 Oct 2017 – CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference
Ivan Harbour, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Session 6: The Urban and Public Realm

11 Jun 2013 – CTBUH 2013 London Conference
Sir Stuart Lipton, Sir Terry Farrell, Lee Polisano & Graham Stirk

Interview: Identity of British Architecture

11 Jun 2013 – 2013 London Conference Interviews
Paul Monaghan, AHMM

Connecting the City: People, Density & Infrastructure

30 Oct 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue IV
CTBUH 2017 Conference Speakers

Vertical Densification: The Architecture of the Structural System of the BBVA Tower Mexico City

17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism
Dirk Krolikowski, University College London - School of Architecture - The Bartlett / DKFS Architects; Mark Gorton & James Leathem, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

8 Chifley – Sustainable Structural and Fire Engineering

26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City
Andrew Johnson, Arup

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Papers/Research

Connecting the City: People, Density & Infrastructure
30 Oct 2017 – CTBUH Journal, 2017 Issue IV; CTBUH 2017 Conference Speakers
The future of humanity on this planet relies on the collective benefits of urban density; reducing both land consumption and the energy needed to construct and operate the horizontally dispersed city. Tall buildings must now be the vehicles for…
Vertical Densification: The Architecture of the Structural System of the BBVA Tower Mexico City
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Dirk Krolikowski, University College London - School of Architecture - The Bartlett / DKFS Architects; Mark Gorton & James Leathem, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
The objective of the paper is to describe the findings throughout the architectural design process of the structural system of the Torre BBVA Bancomer in Mexico City, which reached completion in early 2016. One focus of investigation will be on how…
8 Chifley – Sustainable Structural and Fire Engineering
26 Oct 2015 – Global Interchanges: Resurgence of the Skyscraper City; Andrew Johnson, Arup
8 Chifley’s unique aesthetic has attracted much of the attention, however the 34 storey 150m tall building’s overall quality, sustainable performance, and structural efficiency, both in construction and in final form, are similarly significant.…
Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2014
Dec 2014 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Daniel Safarik, Antony Wood, Marty Carver & Marshall Gerometta, CTBUH
An All-Time Record 97 Buildings of 200 Meters or Higher Completed in 2014 and 2014 showed further shifts towards Asia, and also surprising developments in building functions and structural materials.
Case Study: The Leadenhall Building, London
Jun 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue II; Andy Young, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners; Nigel Annereau, Arup; Andy Butler, Laing O’Rourke; Brian Smith, Davis Langdon
The Leadenhall Building leans back to make way for views to St. Paul’s Cathedral and other historic sites in a crowded section of the City of London, but it also springs forward with an innovative structure and a dynamic street presence.

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 9 Completed4 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 1 Completed1 Under Constr.
Average Building Age 5 Years
Most Common Function office, 9 Buildings
Most Common Material Composite, 4 Buildings
Building Functions
 
Building Materials
 

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.

Tall Buildings Involving Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners