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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 at CTBUH

CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence: 210 George Street

CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence: 210 George Street

21 Nov 2018, Event Report – For the final 2018 Design Excellence Series event, the NSW CTBUH Committee hosted…

CTBUH New York: Overcoming Obstacles to Affordable Housing

CTBUH New York: Overcoming Obstacles to Affordable Housing

18 Oct 2018, Event Report – The CTBUH New York Future Leaders Committee hosted a panel discussion on "Obstacles…

Debate: Were Engineers Better In 1818 Or 2018?

Debate: Were Engineers Better In 1818 Or 2018?

21 Sep 2018, Event Report – On September 21, 2018 at Arup’s NYC office, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE…

Grimshaw Architects at CTBUH

CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence: 210 George Street
21 Nov 2018, Sydney – Event Report
For the final 2018 Design Excellence Series event, the NSW CTBUH Committee hosted the largest event of the year at the design competition for 210 George Street in Sydney.
CTBUH New York: Overcoming Obstacles to Affordable Housing
18 Oct 2018, New York City – Event Report
The CTBUH New York Future Leaders Committee hosted a panel discussion on "Obstacles to Affordable Housing" at the NYC Office of Grimshaw Architects.
Debate: Were Engineers Better In 1818 Or 2018?
21 Sep 2018, New York City – Event Report
On September 21, 2018 at Arup’s NYC office, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) partnered with co-sponsors CTBUH to host a friendly, spirited debate.
Design Excellence Series: One Sydney Park
28 Mar 2018, Sydney – Event Report
The CTBUH Australia Chapter’s Sydney Committee relaunched its Design Excellence series with an event examining the competition entries for One Sydney Park.
Queensland Infrastructure Seminar 3
7 Sep 2017, Brisbane – Event Report
The CTBUH Australia Chapter’s Brisbane Committee held the third of its 2017 breakfast seminar series on Queensland Infrastructure.
Skyscraper Summit Warms Sydney Up for CTBUH 2017
18 Aug 2017, Sydney – Event Report
A joint venture between the Urban Taskforce and CTBUH delivered a successful “warm-up” event in advance of the CTBUH 2017 Conference in Australia on August 18, 2017.
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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Keith Brewis

Keith Brewis

CTBUH Chapter Board Member, 2018 – Present
London, United Kingdom

Temoor Ahmad

Temoor Ahmad

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

Andrew Cortese

Andrew Cortese

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
Sydney, Australia

CTBUH Leaders at Grimshaw Architects

Keith Brewis

Keith Brewis

CTBUH Chapter Board Member, 2018 – Present
London, United Kingdom

Temoor Ahmad

Temoor Ahmad

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

Andrew Cortese

Andrew Cortese

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
Sydney, Australia

Neven Sidor

Neven Sidor

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2015
London, United Kingdom

Neil Stonell

Neil Stonell

CTBUH Annual Conference, Presenter, 2017
Melbourne, Australia

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CTBUH Resources Involving Grimshaw Architects

CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence: 210 George Street

21 Nov 2018 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings

CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence Series: One Sydney Park

28 Mar 2018 – Other Videos
Jeff Morgan, Grimshaw Architects; Penny Fuller, Silvester Fuller; Dario Spralja, Architectus; et al.

CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Melbourne Session 3A: Planning for Rapid Growth in a Multi-Modal City Q&A

3 Nov 2017 – CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference
Chair: Shaun Schroter, Architectus; Neil Stonell, Grimshaw Architects; Gianluca Racana, Zaha Hadid Architects; Toby Lodge, HASSELL

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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

CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence: 210 George Street
21 Nov 2018 – CTBUH Leader Presentations & Meetings;
For the final 2018 Design Excellence Series event, the CTBUH Australia Committee, along with event sponsors Poly Australia and annual sponsors Lendlease, hosted the largest event of the year at the design competition for 210 George Street in Sydney.
CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence Series: One Sydney Park
28 Mar 2018 – Other Videos; Jeff Morgan, Grimshaw Architects; Penny Fuller, Silvester Fuller; Dario Spralja, Architectus; et al.
On 28 March, 2018, CTBUH Sydney re-launched their Design Excellence Series with a series of presentations on One Sydney Park, a new luxury residential development. Presenters included Dario Spralja, Principal, Architectus; Simon Lincoln, Partner,…
CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Melbourne Session 3A: Planning for Rapid Growth in a Multi-Modal City Q&A
3 Nov 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Chair: Shaun Schroter, Architectus; Neil Stonell, Grimshaw Architects; Gianluca Racana, Zaha Hadid Architects; Toby Lodge, HASSELL
Shaun Schroter, Principal, Architectus, chairs the question and answer session with Neil Stonell, Partner, Grimshaw Architects; Gianluca Racana, Director, Zaha Hadid Architects; and Toby Lodge, Principal, HASSELL at the end of 2017 Australia…
Designing Transport for Growth: Melbourne Metro & Beyond
2 Nov 2017 – Neil Stonell, Grimshaw Architects
Australia’s largest cities, like many global cities, are facing rapid population growth. As such, effective public transport systems are essential when considering the demands that are, and will be, placed on aging networks. Metro rail offers an…
CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Session 4C: Vertical Schools Q&A
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference; Chair: Karen Wong, Bates Smart; Shu-Hsin Soong, AECOM; Andrew Cortese, Grimshaw Architects; Camille Lattouf, Architectus
Monday 30 October, 2017. Sydney, Australia. Karen Wong, Associate Director, Bates Smart, chairs the question and answer session with Shu-Hsin Soong, Technical Director & Education Sector Leader, AECOM; Andrew Cortese, Partner, Grimshaw Architects;…
Architecture for Pedagogy and Urban Intensification: Designing the Future
30 Oct 2017 – Presentation at CTBUH 2011 Seoul Conference; Andrew Cortese, Grimshaw Architects
The integrated redevelopment of Arthur Phillip High School and Parramatta Public School is a landmark education project for the state of New South Wales and Australia. It will be the state’s first public high-rise school and a prototype for future-…
2015 New York Conference - Session 4c - Q&A
27 Jul 2016 – Presentation at Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series; 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 Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series; 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;
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…

Tall Buildings Involving Grimshaw Architects