CTBUH Silver Member

Grimshaw Architects

About

Member Since: 2013

Member Offices: London, Sydney

Website: http://www.grimshaw-architects.com

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.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture; Interior Design; Urban Design

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2013

Member Offices

  • London

  • Sydney

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Metro Martin Place (North)

174 m / 571 ft

2

Olderfleet

165 m / 541 ft

3

Poly Centre

109 m / 358 ft

4

125 Old Broad Street

103.3 m / 339 ft

5

SX Stage 2

95 m / 312 ft

6

333 George Street

72 m / 236 ft

7

Arthur Phillip High School Tower

65 m / 213 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

21 November 2018

CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence: 210 George Street

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...

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Research

26 October 2015

The Vertical Master Plan

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...

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Global News

05 August 2019

Construction Tops Out at 40-Story Melbourne Tower

Diversified developer and fund manager Mirvac have topped out its AU$800-million (US$542-million) redevelopment above the historic Olderfleet Buildings on Melbourne’s Collins Street in recent weeks....

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Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Aspire Tower

Parramatta

305 m

1,001 ft

2

The Minerva Building

London

217 m

712 ft

3

Station Tower

London

194 m

636 ft

4

295 Church Street

Parramatta

185 m

607 ft

5

Metro Martin Place (North)

Sydney

174 m

571 ft

6

Olderfleet

Melbourne

165 m

541 ft

7

74 Church Street

Parramatta

155 m

509 ft

8

Metro Martin Place (South)

Sydney

142 m

466 ft

9

Poly Centre

Sydney

109 m

358 ft

10

125 Old Broad Street

London

103 m

339 ft

11

SX Stage 2

Melbourne

95 m

312 ft

12

333 George Street

Sydney

72 m

236 ft

13

Arthur Phillip High School Tower

Parramatta

65 m

213 ft

14

385 Bourke Street Tower 2

Melbourne

- m

- ft

15

Paddington Development

London

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

14 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (71%), 5 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (86%), 6 Buildings

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

Total: 7 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 7 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 7 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.

 

21 November 2018 | Sydney

CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence: 210 George Street

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...

28 March 2018 | Sydney

CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence Series: One Sydney Park

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....

03 November 2017 | Sydney

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

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,...

30 October 2017 | Sydney

CTBUH 2017 Australia Conference - Session 4C: Vertical Schools Q&A

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...

30 October 2017 | Sydney

Architecture for Pedagogy and Urban Intensification: Designing the Future

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...

27 July 2016 | New York City

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

David Partridge, Argent; Neven Sidor & Temoor Ahmad, Grimshaw Architects; Franco Mola, ECSD, answer questions at the end of 2015 New York Conference Session 4c:...

27 October 2015 | New York City

The Vertical Master Plan

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...

11 October 2011 | Seoul

Density Without Compromise

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...

11 October 2011 | Seoul

Seoul Conference 2011 Track Session 17: Q&A

Question & Answers session for Track Session 17.

26 October 2015

The Vertical Master Plan

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...

05 August 2019

Construction Tops Out at 40-Story Melbourne Tower

Diversified developer and fund manager Mirvac have topped out its AU$800-million (US$542-million) redevelopment above the historic Olderfleet Buildings on Melbourne’s Collins Street in recent weeks....

27 March 2018

Metro Martin Place Proposal in Sydney Gains Key Approval

Macquarie Group has cleared another hurdle in its unsolicited plans to build two Sydney office towers in Martin Place above the existing Martin Place railway...

27 March 2018

Metro Martin Place Proposal in Sydney Gains Key Approval

Macquarie Group has cleared another hurdle in its unsolicited plans to build two Sydney office towers in Martin Place above the existing Martin Place railway...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving Grimshaw Architects

CTBUH Sydney Design Excellence: 210 George Street

21 November 2018

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 October 2018

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 September 2018

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 March 2018

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

07 September 2017

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 August 2017

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.

Ctbuh Leaders At Grimshaw Architects

Keith Brewis

CTBUH Chapter Board Member, 2018 – Present

Keith Brewis

London