Member Since: 2016

Member Offices: London

The VT Studio was founded by John Stopes, who moved into consulting following a long and successful career at senior level within the Vertical Transportation industry.

John has worked with vertical transportation since 1976, and has been involved with numerous major projects both in the UK and abroad, working for the major manufacturers until 2001 and then both specialist VT consultancies as well as large multi-disciplinary practices ever since.

The VT Studio has detail knowledge & experience of vertical transportation, the building design process and on-site construction are on hand to ensure a successful project, on time, and to budget.

Fields of Expertise

Vertical Transportation Consultant

Membership details

Membership Level


Member Since


Member Offices

  • London




Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed




Competition Entry


Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation


Under Demolition



ICD Brookfield Place

282.3 m / 926 ft



278.2 m / 913 ft


100 Bishopsgate

171.9 m / 564 ft

Building Completions Timeline


Global News

16 May 2019

The City of London’s Tallest Building Tops Out

The City of London’s new tallest building, PLP’s Twentytwo tower, has reached its highest point. The 62-story skyscraper for French investment manager AXA IM –...

Global News

02 April 2020

Developer Pauses Construction on London Skyscraper

Multiplex, the contractor building the new Vauxhall Square-Miles Street South and 278-meter-high Twentytwo at 22 Bishopsgate, shut all its work sites on 24 March, after...

Global News

30 June 2020

Why The Home-Working Boom Could Tumble London's Skyscrapers

As England prepares to return to pubs, restaurants and cinemas next week, vast numbers of offices around the country will remain empty. And some companies...


150 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

1 Years

Most Common Function*

Office, 3 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Composite, 3 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.


*Based on 3 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline


Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.


Gross-to-Net Height

NOTE: Gross-to-Net Height is defined as architectural height minus height of highest occupied floor. Therefore, the Gross-to-Net Height is only calculated for buildings that have both the architectural height and the highest occupied floor height recorded.